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Managing parental controls

Source: Use the Apps tab’s search bar to find apps you want to allow your child to use, then check the boxes beside them to grant permission.

The account you initially set up in your own name on your Mac is known as an administrator account. Admins can make system-wide changes, such as installing new software. You can use this account to manage the parental controls that are applied to other accounts, and you can also set up managed user accounts. These can only access the apps and content that you specify.

If your kids already have an account on the Mac, follow the steps in the guide opposite to convert their user account to a managed one. If to create a managed account from scratch.

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