How to set up Family Sharing and create a child’s Apple ID on iPhone and iPad

Posted by admin 26/03/2018 0 Comment(s)

Family Sharing is a handy feature that Apple offers to let up to six people share things like iCloud Storage, Apple Music, iTune purchases, location data, and more. Whether you’ve never needed the feature before or just want to get it set up for the first time, follow along for how to start using Family Sharing.

Family Sharing for iOS was first introduced back in 2014 with iOS 8, but Apple has brought along some handy new features like being able to share one iCloud Storage plan amongst six people more recently.

Setting up Family Sharing is mostly straight forward, but there are a couple of details and restrictions to look out for.

How to set up Family Sharing and create a child’s Apple ID on iPhone and iPad

  1. Open Settings and tap on your name
  2. Tap on Set up Family Sharing
  3. Next tap on Get Started and choose which category you’d like to start sharing first
  4. Follow the prompts until you see the option to Invite Family Members
  5. Add any members that already have an Apple ID that you do not help managing purchases and downloads, etc.

     

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