Google Family Link gets location tracking and better screen time limiting features

Google is giving its Family Link App (opens in new tab) a makeover to be more user-friendly while adding more parental control features.

Family Link was first launched five years ago as a way for parents to manage how children use their Android devices – setting a screen time limit, for example. Since then, the app hasn’t really gotten much attention from Google, which makes this new wave of updates all the more welcome. The company claims that the developers received parental feedback for the redesign. (opens in new tab), resulting in three new tabs – Controls, Location and Highlights – to better organize the app’s features.

A new look

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