Manage your family on Google

As the family manager, you can invite up to 5 people to join your family group. You can also remove people from your family group, or delete the family group.

Add family members

If you're the family manager, you can invite up to 5 people to your family group.

For a family member to join, they need to live in the same country as you.

How to add family members

You can invite family members who are 13 (or the applicable age in your country) or older to join your family using the steps below. You'll get an email notification when someone joins your family.

Mobile or web browser

  1. Visit the Your family on Google page
  2. Click Invite family member.
  3. Enter your family member's email address. 
  4. Click Send.

Play Store app

  1. Open the Play Store app Google Play.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Account and then Family and then Manage family members and then Invite family members.
  3. Tap Send.

Family Link app

Note: Family Link availability may be limited in some countries. To get the Family Link app, go to g.co/familylink.

  1. Open the Family Link app Family Link
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then  Family group and then Invite family members.

Google One app

  1. Open the Google One app Google One.
  2. At the top, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Manage family and then Manage family group and then Invite family members.

Remove family members

If you're the family manager, you can remove people from your family group.

What happens when you remove someone from your family group
  • The person you remove from your family group will still keep their Google Account, and any content they purchased using the family payment method.
  • The person you remove will get an email notification letting them know they've been removed.
  • The person you remove won't be able to make new purchases using the family payment method, or access any services shared by your family group.
  • If purchases they made using the family payment method are pending, you'll still be charged for them. However, you can request a refund for unwanted or accidental purchases.
  • If you set up Google Play Family Library, any content they added will be removed, and other family members will lose access to that content. The person you remove will also lose access to anything in your Family Library.
  • If your family shares a Google One membership, the person you remove will stop using your shared storage. If they're out of storage, their files will stay safe but they won't be able to store new things. Learn more about what happens when they run out of space.
    • The person you remove will also lose access to extra member benefits and Google experts.

Remove supervised children

If you created a Google Account for a family member who is under 13 (or the applicable age in your country), or you have provided consent for a child's continued use of their Google Account, you need to delete their Google Account to remove them from the family.

Older children

If your family member is 13 or over (or the applicable age in your country), and you and your child chose to manage their account with Family Link, their Google Account and/or devices will no longer be supervised once they’re removed from the family group.

How to remove someone from your family group

Mobile or web browser

  1. Go to the Your family on Google page.
  2. Select the family member you want to remove and then Remove Member and then Remove.

Play Store app

  1. Open the Play Store app Google Play.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Account and then Family and then Manage family members.
  3. Tap the name of the family member you want to remove from your family group.
  4. In the top right, tap More More and then  Remove member and then Remove.

Family Link app

Note: Family Link availability may be limited in some countries. To get the Family Link app, go to g.co/familylink.

  1. Open the Family Link app Family Link
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Family group.
  3. Tap the name of the family member you want to remove.
  4. Tap Remove member

Google One app

  1. Open the Google One app Google One.
  2. At the top, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Manage family and then Manage family group.
  4. Tap the name of the family member you want to remove.
  5. Tap Remove member.

Delete your family group

If you're the family manager, you can delete your family group.

What happens when you delete your family group
  • Everyone from your family group keeps their Google Accounts, and anything they purchased using the family payment method.
  • If you set up Google Play Family Library, everyone from your family group loses access to the Family Library content that other family members added.
  • If any purchases your family members made using the family payment method are pending, you'll still be charged for them. However, you can request a refund for unwanted or accidental purchases.
  • If you subscribed to the Google Play Music family plan, your family will lose access to that service.
  • If your family shares a Google One membership, your family will lose access to the shared storage. If your family members run out of storage, their files will stay safe but they won't be able to store new things. Learn more about what happens when they run out of space.
    • Your family will also lose access to extra member benefits and Google experts.
  • If you delete your family group, you'll only be able to create or join another family group one more time in the next 12 months.
How to delete your family group

Family groups with supervised children

If you created a Google Account for a family member who is under 13 (or the applicable age in your country), or you have provided consent for a child's continued use of their Google Account, you need to delete their Google Account before you can delete your family group.

Older children

If your family group includes a child over 13 (or the applicable age in your country), and you and your child chose to manage their account with Family Link, their Google Account and/or devices will no longer be supervised after the family group is deleted.

Mobile or web browser

  1. Go to the Your family on Google page
  2. Click or tap Menu Menu and then Delete family group.

Play Store app

  1. Open the Play Store app Google Play.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then  Account and then Family and then Manage family members.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then  Delete family group and then Delete.

Family Link app

Note: Family Link availability may be limited in some countries. To get the Family Link app, go to g.co/familylink.

  1. Open the Family Link app Family Link
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Family group.
  3. In the top right, tap More More and then Delete family group and then Delete.

Google One app

  1. Open the Google One app Google One.
  2. At the top, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Manage family and then Manage family group.
  4. In the top right, tap More and then Delete family group and then Delete.
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