Check your device's compatibility

For children and teenagers

Family Link supervision can run on Android devices with version 7.0 (Nougat) and higher. Devices running Android versions 5.0 and 6.0 (Lollipop and Marshmallow) may also be able to have Family Link settings applied to them. See our Help Centre for more details.

For parents

Parents can run Family Link on Android devices running versions 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher, and iPhones running iOS 11 and higher.

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Date and time
Scheduled turn on and off
Software update
General management
About phone

Find which Android version you're running

1. Open the Settings app on your Android device.

2. Scroll to the bottom.

3. Tap 'About phone' or 'About tablet' to see your version number.

Family Link runs on Chromebook too

Stay in the loop when your child signs in to a Chromebook with their own account. Family Link supervision can run on Chromebooks with Chrome OS version 71 or higher.

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