The Google Family Link can be helpful for parents that wish to monitor their children’s online activities. Moreover, it enables sharing of resources. But what happens when you don’t want some device connected to the Google family link? We have prepared a simple guide to help you to remove a device from the Google family link.
You can also read how to turn off parental control in Gmail accounts.
Remove a Device from the Google Family Link Without Access to That Device.
You can use another device to remove a device you no longer want to be on the family link. To do so, follow the following steps:
- Use a computer to log into the Google account of that device.
- Select the manage account option.
3. Navigate to the Security option on the left side of the window.
4. Navigate downwards to the Your Devices option. Click on Manage all devices option just below the listed devices connected to that account.
5. All the devices will appear. Select the device you wish to remove from the family link.
6. Select the Sign out option.
The device will be removed from the family link, and it will be moved to another section.
Remove a Device from Google Family Link by Using the Google Family Link App
You can use the family link app to remove some devices from the application. Follow the steps below to use this method:
- Use your device to log into the Family Link App.
- Navigate to the Menu and Click on Account.
- Select the Family option, then hit the Manage Family Members option.
- Select the device name you wish to remove from Google Family Link.
5. Tap the More option
6. Click on Remove Member, then confirm by Clicking the Remove option.
To remove a device from the family link, you need access to that device or a computer. If you have no access to the device, you can log into the Google account, navigate to manage accounts select manage all devices. All devices connected to the account will be listed, and you can select the one you want to remove and select the Sign out option.
Yes. Hard resetting is a better way to remove a device from a Google family link, especially if you have tried many options without success. However, when you hard reset the device, it loses all the information and settings. It will be like a brand-new phone. If you have valuable information you wish to keep, this method may not be the best.
Google family link is like a parental control app that parents use to monitor the activities of their children. If you want to keep your children away from improper sites, creating a family link is a great way to ensure they engage in safe online activities. Children aged 13 and below are required to be under the family link.
Yes. The application is added with Google’s location analytics, which indicates where your child’s device is located. Moreover, it offers optional features you can use to tell if your child is where the device is located, enabling you to stay informed regarding your child.
The application enables parents to set restrictions regarding how their children can use the web. Some of the control the parents can enforce is enabling filters that restrict mature websites and blocking other specific sites. If a child wants to access some blocked sites, they must get your approval.
Google family link is a great application for parents who want to keep their children safe from online activities. If you always worry about your child and wish to know about their whereabouts all the time, don’t think twice about getting this application. Even though it is useful, you may need some time to remove some devices from Google Family Link. If that is your aim, this post has explained the various ways you can use to achieve that.