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In Microsoft Family Safety, two separate roles distinguish individuals in a family group: organizer and member.  

Family organizers

Family organizers are the administrators of a family group. They can add and remove members, manage limits and permissions, and view activity reporting details. Organizers can also share activity information about family members under statutory age. 

 Organizer access includes: 

Family members

Family members are all ages and share important information with organizers, such as their locations or screen time. They can also request purchase approvals or ask for more time on their devices easily through their Family Safety app. Family members over statutory age can enable the following features in their settings to share data with their family group organizer(s): 

Let organizers see your devices: Organizers can view a family member's device health and determine if any updates are needed.  

Let organizers see your activity: Organizers can view a family member's activity reporting, adjust their account limits and add spending money to their account. Organizers can also view websites they visited, apps and games they used and terms they searched in Bing search engine.

Let organizers see your location: Organizers can turn on Find your child and locate a family member on a map whose device is connected through Family Safety. 

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