Require kids to ask before buying from the Microsoft Store (Xbox)

If you want to set up purchase approval on the Xbox, here's how:

  1. Sign in to the Xbox with an organizer's Microsoft account.

  2. Press the Xbox  button to open the guide, and then then navigate to Profile & system (your account icon) > Settings  > Account > Family settings.

  3. Select Manage family members and then select the family member you want to manage.

  4. Select Privacy & online safety > Xbox Live privacy > View details & customize > Buy & download, and then select On in the Ask a parent box. (Note:This can also be turned on by selecting Child defaults or Teen defaults after selecting Xbox Live privacy.)

You can also set approval requirements from your PC. If you need to make more changes to a family member's account, see Learn more about family groups.

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