Turn Family Link notifications on or off

You can decide which notifications you want to get from Family Link.

Manage notifications

When you manage your child's Google Account, you can decide if you want to get notifications through email and the Family Link app.

Note: Certain notifications can't be turned off.

  1. Open the Family Link app Family Link.
  2. In the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Notifications settings.
  3. Tap the type of notification you would like to change.
  4. For each child, turn notifications on or off.

You can also change your notification settings from the web:

  1. Visit families.google.com.
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Notifications settings.
  3. For each child, turn notifications on or off. 

Notifications you can get

By default, parents can get notifications for things like:

  • Apps: When your child requests or installs a new app.
  • Website requests: When your child requests access to visit a site in Google Chrome that you blocked.
  • Activity controls: When your child or another parent changes one of your child's Google Activity settings
  • Location settings: When another parent changes a location setting for one of your child's Android devices. 
Note: Family Link’s parental supervision services may vary depending on your child's device.
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