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How to Set Parental Controls on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

How to set parental controls on Google Pixel and Pixel XL. When first times enable parental controls on your Pixel phone, you need to enter a PIN to change settings of parental controls. You can safe your Google Pixel and other devices from your kids using this parental control. Also, set restrictions on different types of content such as apps & games, music, films that purchase from Google play store in your device. Also, use parental control apps for Pixel and Pixel devices to secure play store purchasing. Use fingerprint authentication for purchases from Google Play in your Google Pixel device.

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How to Enable Parental Controls on Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Step 1: Open “Play Store” in your Pixel and Pixel XL phone.

Tap on menu icon in play store

Step 2: Tap on “Three horizontal lines” from the top left corner.

List of Play Store options view.

Tap on settings in Google play store

Step 3: Scroll down and tap on “Settings”.

Disable parental controls on Pixel XL phone

Step 4: Under user controls, tap on “Parental controls”.

By default disabled parental controls on Pixel and Pixel XL phone.

Step 5: Enable parental controls on Google Pixel XL and Pixel phone.

Change parental controls settings on Google Pixel

Step 6: Enter PIN to change settings of parental controls & tap on “OK”.

Now Enter again PIN to confirm it.

enable parental controls on Google Pixel phone

Now turned on parental controls in your Google Pixel XL devices. You can restrict the below-given content in your Pixel phone.

Apps & Games:

Set up parental control on Google Pixel XL phone

You can restrict apps & games of different rated such as rated for 3+/rated for 7+/12+/16+/18+ in your Pixel device. It restricts downloads or purchases from Google play store. Apps and games already installed will still be visible on devices.


Parental controls restrict purchases or playback of movies from Google Play.


Here you can restrict music and also block explicit songs in radio in Google play music settings online or on a device.

Alternative Ways: Settings > Digital Wellbeing & parental controls > Set up parental controls > Choose Child or teen/Parent > Follow on screen instruction – (Google Pixel running Android 10)

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