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

You can add family members who:

  • Live in the same country as you.
  • Are at least 13 years old (or the applicable age in your country). Kids under 13 can only be added if the family manager created their gmail account.
Tip: When someone joins your family group, you'll get an email notification.
Mobile or web browser
  1. Go to g.co/YourFamily.
  2. Select Invite family member.
  3. Enter your family member's email address.
  4. Select Send.
Family Link app
Important: Family Link availability may be limited in some countries. Download the Family Link app.
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Family Link Family Link
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Family group and then Invite family members.
Google One app
  1. In your iPhone or iPad, open the Google One app Google One.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Family Settings.
  3. Tap Manage Google family members and then Create family group.
  4. To add family members and set up a Family Library, follow the onscreen instructions.

For more info, learn about the roles you set when you create a family group.

Google Assistant app
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google Assistant Assistant (iOS).
  2. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial and then You and then Your people and then Add person.
  3. Select the person you want to add to your family group.
  4. Turn on Family group.
  5. Confirm their email address and tap Use this email and then Save.

Remove someone from your family group

If you're the family manager, you can remove people from your family group in several ways.
What happens when you remove someone from your family group
  • The person you remove from your family group:
    • Keeps their Google Account and any content on their device purchased with the family payment method.
    • Can't make new purchases with the family payment method, or access any services your family group shares.
    • Gets an email alert when they're removed.
    • Loses access to anything in your Family Library.
    • Loses access to your shared storage if your family shares a Google One membership. 
    • Loses access to extra member benefits and Google experts.
  • If the person you remove:
    • Made a purchase with the family payment method and it’s already in process: You'll still be charged, but you can request a refund for unwanted or accidental purchases.
    • Added content to the Family Library: If you set up Google Play Family Library, any content they added is removed and other family members lose access to that content.
    • Is 13 (or the applicable age in your country) or older, and you and your child choose to manage their account with Family Link: Their Google Account and any devices are no longer supervised when you remove them from the family group.
Remove a supervised child from your family group

To remove a supervised child from the family group: 

Mobile or web browser

Remove a supervised child

  1. Go to g.co/YourFamily.
  2. Select the child you want to remove.
  3. Select Account info and then Remove member.
    • You may need to enter your password.
  4. Select Remove.

Remove other family members 

  1. Go to g.co/YourFamily.
  2. Select the family member you want to remove.
  3. Select Remove member and then Remove.
Family Link app
Important: Family Link availability may be limited in some countries. Download the Family Link app.
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Family Link Family Link
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Family group.
  3. Tap the family member you want to remove and then Remove member.
Google One app
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Google One Google One.
  2. At the top, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Manage family and then Manage family group.
  4. Tap the family member you want to remove and then Remove member.
Google Assistant app
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Assistant app Assistant (iOS).
  2. At the top right, tap your profile picture or initial and then You and then Your people.
  3. Tap the family member you want to remove.
  4. Turn off Family group.
  5. At the bottom right, tap Save.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Delete your family group

If you're the family manager, you can delete your family group in several ways.
What happens when you delete your family group
Important: Once you delete a family group, you can't restore it.
  • Everyone from your family group keeps their Google Accounts and any content on their device they purchased with the family payment method.
  • If your family members made a purchase with the family payment method and it's already in process, you'll still be charged, but you can request a refund for unwanted or accidental purchases.
  • 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 you subscribed to a family plan like YouTube Music or Google One, your family loses access to that service.
  • If your family shares a Google One membership, your family loses access to the shared storage. 
    • If your family members run out of storage, their files stay safe but they can't store new things. Learn what happens when they run out of space.
    • Everyone from your family loses access to extra member benefits and Google experts.
  • If a family member is 13 (or the applicable age in your country) or older, and you choose to manage their account with Family Link, their Google Account and any devices are no longer supervised when you remove them from the family group.
  • If you delete your family group, you can only create or join another family group once in the next 12 months.
Delete your family group that includes a supervised child
Before you can delete a family group that includes a supervised child, you need to delete their Google Account if they are under 13 (or the applicable age in your country) and you created the Google Account for them.
Mobile or web browser
  1. Go to g.co/YourFamily.
  2. Select Menu Menu and then Delete family group.
Family Link app
Important: Family Link availability may be limited in some countries. Download the Family Link app.
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Family Link Family Link
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Family group.
  3. At the top right, tap More More and then Delete family group and then Delete.
Google One app
  1. ​On your iPhone or iPad, open Google One Google One.
  2. At the top, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Manage family and then Manage family group.
  4. At the top right, tap More and then Delete family group and then Delete.
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