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Google’s Family Link app now allows parents to track their kid’s footsteps

Google Family Link track child

Google Family Link will now allow parents to track their children’s movements.

Google has released new updates to the Family Link app. The company has redeveloped the app to give users more control over the important features and to improve the overall experience. Screen time limits, as well as app blocking and approval, are now easily accessible. Parents will now be able to track their children’s movements.

Parents can now see all of their children on the same map with their device location thanks to a new update to the “Location tab.” In addition, parents can enable notifications to be notified when their child arrives or departs a specific location, such as school or soccer practise, according to the company’s blog post.

“We’re also adding resources from trusted partners like Common Sense Media, ConnectSafely and the Family Online Safety Institute to help parents navigate conversations around online safety at home,” the company said.


Family Link will also be available on the web for parents and children. Parents will be able to access online features even when they are not near their phones or do not have the app installed.

The Family Link web experience will assist children in better understanding their parental control settings. The “Controls tab” allows parents to monitor their children by setting screen time limits for individual devices or specific apps, as well as setting content restrictions.

According to Google’s announcement, the most recent updates will begin rolling out today and will be available to everyone within the next three weeks. Additionally, users can now access Family Link via the internet.

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