How do I activate parental controls on my XBOX One?

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Parental Controls gives you the opportunity to lock content based on ratings. To activate these controls, open Settings, then Parental Controls.  

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Click the Enable toggle.


You will be prompted to create a new pin.


Now you can lock content based on rating by choosing the corresponding toggle to the locked position.


You can also lock your movie rentals by enabling Lock Purchases.


Any content that fits the rating criteria that you set will appear with a faded thumbnail and lock icon.


If you would like to watch a locked show or movie, choose the program’s thumbnail. Then click Watch.


You will be required to enter your parental controls PIN to unlock the content. After entering your PIN your selection will begin streaming. If you forget your PIN, click Forgot PIN? to reset your PIN.


To turn off parental controls, return to your settings page and enter your secure four-digit PIN. Then deselect the Enable toggle.

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