Google safety tools for families

Set ground rules with Google Family Link and use a range of safety tools to help the whole family build good online safety habits.

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Family Link

Family Link helps manage apps, screen time and set bedtimes for your child’s Android device

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Google Safety Centre

Offers useful online safety tips and simple guides to help families navigate through the digital world

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Google Be Internet Legends

Be Internet Legends is an educational programme aimed at 7 – 11-year-olds to help them be safe explorers of the online world

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Guide them to age-appropriate content

Approve or block apps your child wants to download. Family Link also allows you to choose the right YouTube experiences for your child: a supervised experience on YouTube, or YouTube Kids.


Step-by-step safety guides for Google platforms

Explore our parental controls guides for Google products to help set your family’s devices up for safety.

Use our Set Up Safe checklist for additional guidance in setting up devices.

Additional safety resources

Explore more safety guides and articles below to see other ways to keep kids safe online.

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