Filter inappropriate apps and games on Xbox One

Applies to: Microsoft Account

  • You can set up content filters for apps and games on Xbox One and Windows 10 from the Xbox One console. Here’s how:
    • Sign in with your account on your Xbox One.
    • Press the Xbox  button on the controller to open the Guide, and then select Profile & system (your gamerpic) > Settings  > Account > Family settings > Manage family members.
    • Select the child account you want to update, select Access to content, then select the age limit you feel is appropriate for your child. By default, your child’s restrictions will be set to the age associated with their Microsoft account.
    • When your child requests to use a blocked app or game, you can approve it and add it to the Always allowed list, which is under Content restrictions on
    • If your child downloaded something before you set these limits, you can block it where it appears on the Activity page. They’ll need your permission to use it again, and you can respond to their requests from your email or on