How do I set up an Apple ID for my child?

On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name.
  3. Tap Family Sharing, then tap Add Member.
  4. Tap Create an Account for a Child, then tap Continue.
  5. Follow the onscreen instructions to finish setting up the account. You can use the child’s email address for their Apple ID.

Does my child need an email address for Apple ID?

Did you know that parents can create an Apple ID for kids under the age of 13? This allows the child to be a part of the Apple Family Sharing plan. It’s easy to make a new Apple ID for a child, though the process is somewhat lengthy, and you’ll need to make sure your child has their own email address.

Can you have an Apple ID as a child?

Children under the age of 13 can’t create an Apple ID on their own. You don’t need to create an Apple ID for them. Just use your child’s Game Center nickname when you add your child to your Family Sharing group.

How do I set up an old iPhone for my child?

On your own phone, go to Settings > tap your profile > Family Sharing > Add Family Member > Create Child Account/Add Child. Once you enter the requested information (your child’s birthday, desired username and password, and payment method), your child’s account will be ready to go.

How do I disable my daughters iPhone?

Turn off iPhones

  1. Go to Settings on your kid’s phone.
  2. Tap Screen Time.
  3. Tap Use Screen Time Passcode and enter a pass code (this locks the setting so kids can’t change it back).
  4. Tap on Downtime, toggle it on, and set a Start and End Time.

How do I add a child to family sharing that already has an Apple ID?

If you want to invite the child to your family

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap your name, then tap Family Sharing.
  3. Tap Add Member.
  4. Tap Invite People.
  5. Tap Invite in Person.
  6. Ask the child to enter their Apple ID and password.
  7. Follow the onscreen steps.

Can I use family link on my child’s iPhone?

Can parents use Family Link on iOS? Yes. Parents can run Family Link on iPhones running iOS 11 and higher.