Discover helpful features for families and kids
Get your child set up
Set up Family Sharing
To use Family Sharing, each person needs their own Apple ID. As the family organiser, you can create Apple IDs for your children, and add existing Apple IDs for other family members.
Update your child’s Apple ID birth date
If your child is 13 and over
Users over 13 can update their own birth dates in the Settings app. Find out how to update the birth date associated with your Apple ID.
If your child is under 13*
You will need to contact Apple Support to update your child’s birth date.
Keep track of your child’s activities
Approve purchases with Ask to Buy
Turn on Ask to Buy, and your kids get permission from the family organiser before making a purchase.See how it works
Set limits and monitor usage
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*Age varies by country or region. Under 14 in Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Italy, Lithuania and Spain. Under 15 in Czech Republic, France and Greece. Under 16 in Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia and Slovenia. Under 13 in all other countries.