Set limits on purchases with Ask to Buy Can't approve family sharing request I've set up ios8 iCloud Family Sharing, with my Apple ID as the family organizer account and a newly created iCloud account for my daughter. My family would receive the invitation, but when pressing the "Join" button, nothing would happen. I think it worked one time, then changed to this behavior. If you're the family organiser, click Purchase Sharing and make sure Share My Purchases is turned on. If you're a family member, you can join a family group to share a YouTube family plan. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Family Sharing. Aug 8, 2016 6:35 AM in response to MarkBinDC Now, the borrower should attempt to launch one of the games in the shared library which will open request to share. To get started, create an Apple ID for each child and then add them to your Family Sharing group. In response to njon99. In response to MarkBinDC. without any other reason as to why it's failing. A request showed up as a small banner on the top of my device but when I try to unlock the iPad I could not find the request. Each person’s files and documents remain private, but it’s easy to see how much storage everyone is using. Alas, the service isn’t perfect. That person will now receive purchase requests from any children in your Family Sharing group. HelpMeApple321, Aug 7, 2016 11:47 PM in response to njon99, User profile for user: You'll still only need one person to approve a request, though, not both. Content can be hidden by family members; hidden content is not available for download. If you want to keep some purchases private, you can choose to hide individual items. iOS 8 or later and OS X Yosemite or later are required to set up or join a Family Sharing group, and are recommended for full functionality. For me. This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. a shared credit card or debit card that is used for all future purchases). Music, movies, TV shows and books can be downloaded on up to 10 devices per account, five of which can be computers. Family Sharing lets you and up to five other family members share access to amazing Apple services like Apple Music, Apple TV+, and Apple Arcade. I've been able to resolve the issues I was having EXCEPT for being able to approve IN-APP purchases. Requesting access will send the game owner an authorization email. Family Sharing requires a personal Apple ID signed in to iCloud. For parents that have an iPhone X, things are about to get a lot easier for you in iOS 11.3, which finally lets you approve app and media downloads on your child's iPhone using Face ID instead of typing in a password. Once authorized by the lender, family members on shared computers may access, download and play a … All your family’s purchases on all your family’s devices. MarkBinDC, Nov 28, 2014 4:54 PM in response to MarkBinDC, User profile for user: In response to Jim Constant. New purchases appear in the Purchased tab in Apple Books, the App Store or iTunes for each family member. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences. In response to MarkBinDC, This was plaguing me as well. What’s Shared. I see the notification on my notifications screen. You can only apply the game-by-game restrictions available in Family Options to games owned by that account; there is no way to apply restrictions to games available through the Family Sharing system. If you have a child or teen, a parent or guardian can set limits on content, approve downloads and purchases, and set up Apple Cash with Family Sharing. 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