Google brings new android app for kids

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On the off chance that you have a child under-13 and wish to acquaint him or her with Google, the organization has quite recently created an Android-based application

With the ‘Family Link’ application, parents in the US can make a Google accounts for their children – which resembles their own record – where guardians can deal with the applications their children can utilize, watch out for screen time and set a sleep time on the children’s gadgets, the organization declared on Thursday.

“First, your kid will need a new device that runs Android Nougat (7.0) or higher. Then, download Family Link onto your device and create a Google Account for them through the app. Finally, sign them into their new device,” posted Pavni Diwanji, Vice President, Engineering, at Google.

‘Family Link’ can be used to manage the apps kids can use, parentscan approve or block the apps kids wants to download from the Google Play Store and alos monitor time spent by kids on their favourite apps with weekly or monthly activity reports.

“Parents across the US can request an invite to the Family Link early access programme. After receiving an invite, parents with kids under 13 years old can download and try the Family Link app,” Diwanji added.

Parents can remotely lock kids’ devices when it’s time to play, study or sleep.”We’re just getting started, and we’ll be asking parents using Family Link for feedback about how to improve the experience before we make the app broadly available,” Diwanji said.

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Madhurima Goyal, From ITvoir News Desk

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