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Question: Kids downloading parents’ apps without approval

This comment is about getting approval from a parent before a child may download an app. When my kid wants to download a new app onto her iPad from the App Store, the parent/child feature generally requires her to get my sign-off. That is how it should work.


But there seems to be a loophole:


If, in the App Store, she goes to "Purchased" apps, and then switches from herself to me, she can download any app I've downloaded without seeking approval.


Is there a setting I can change to prevent this? If not, will Apple consider changing this, so kids can't download all of their parents' apps without supervision?


Thanks very much.

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Mar 12, 2018 9:12 AM in response to G-Co In response to G-Co

"Content can be hidden by family members; hidden content is not available for download." (Used to say: "If you want to keep some purchases private, you can choose to hide individual items.") --> Hide apps for your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac - https://support.apple.com/HT201322

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