Apple announced the new family-focused features for Apple Card members at its "Spring Loaded" event in April 2021. Today, the Cupertino technology giant has shared additional information regarding Apple Card Family ahead of its probable launch later this month.
If you've been wondering whether AirTags, Apples' personal item trackers, work with the Family Sharing feature so you could share AirTags with family members, we have bad news for you.
If you have a young child who you’d like to include in your Family Sharing group, they need their own Apple ID. Maybe you’d like to share apps with them, let them use to your Apple Music subscription, or bought a new HomePod Mini for their room for intercom use.
Children under the age of 13 (age varies by country/region) cannot create their own Apple ID. But you, as the family organizer for your Family Sharing group, can create one for them.
Sharing is great for things like your location if you’re traveling, photo albums for family occasions, and calendars to keep everyone in sync. But there may come a time when you want to stop sharing. Whether your location, photos, calendar, or something else, here’s how to stop sharing with someone you previously shared with.
Along with its many other benefits, Family Sharing lets you share purchases with your family members. This means that only one person in your family group needs to pay for the app that you all want to use.
But what if someone in your Family Sharing group purchases an app that you don’t even know about? It might turn out to be an item that you want to use too. Here’s how to see purchases made by others in your Family Sharing group on all your Apple devices.
If you and your family are sharing iCloud storage, then it’s a good idea to check now and then to see how much is being used. For instance, you may have opted for the Apple One Family or Premier plan with shared storage among its other offerings.
Here, we’ll show you how to see the amount of iCloud storage everyone in your Family Sharing group is using. This way, if you’re getting close to the limit, you can make some changes or look into purchasing additional storage.
You have a few convenient places to check out your Family Sharing iCloud storage usage. So no matter which device you’re using at the time, you can easily see who’s using how much. Just make sure you’re logged in with the correct Apple ID for your Family Sharing group.
As of December 2020, the Family Sharing feature on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV allows you to share your subscriptions and in-app purchases with family members.
Family Sharing makes it possible for a family (or group) up to six to share quite a bit, including apps and Apple's services. And now it supports subscriptions, too.
For rewarding your child, giving them their allowance, and letting them make a purchase, you can use Apple Cash Family. This feature arrived with iOS 14 as a way for parents to digitally send money to their children and teens.
This is convenient for families who don’t walk around with wads of cash, whose kids use their money for apps or games, or spend money in stores; all with their parent’s permission of course. Here, we’ll show you the requirements for using and how to set up Apple Cash Family.
Apple a few days ago noted in a support document that its Blood Oxygen app that comes preloaded on the new Apple Watch Series 6 is unavailable if you set up the wearable device with the company's new Family Setup feature.
You might use the Personal Hotspot feature on your own device so that you have a data connection if you’re without internet. So it’s nice to know that you can do the same for your family; meaning, they can share yours.
If you use Family Sharing, setting this up is simple and your family members can join without the password. Here, we’ll show you how to share your Hotspot with your family members.
iOS 13.4 has integrated Family Sharing through the Library tab of the built-in TV app. Follow our step-by-step tutorial to learn how to browse Family Sharing purchases in the TV app, as well as download family members' purchased movies and TV shows to your device.