How To Remove Supervision From Google Account

How To Remove Supervision From Google Account?

Have your child reached the applicable age, and you know want to remove supervision on their Google account to allow them unrestricted apps download access and browse freely?

In this read below, we’ll discuss this process in detail after your child has reached the age of unsupervised monitoring.

How do I remove a supervised user from my Google Account?

1. Using the Family Link App and Parent Device

If you are supervising your child’s Google account through the Family Link app, you can remove it with these steps:

  • Make sure that your child’s device is nearby.
  • Swipe up from the bottom of your device, launch the Family Link app, and tap Manage Settings.
  • Select the Child’s Google account.
  • Tap Manage Settings.
  • Tap Account supervision.
  • Check the I Understand box, tap Stop Supervision, and tap Next.
  • Select a suitable reason on the next screen as to why you are removing the supervision on the Google account and tap Next.
  • Tap Close, and that’s about it!  

2. Using Play Store

You can also stop supervising your child’s access to download apps from the Play Store using your Google account. Here’s how:

  • Open Play Store.
  • Tap your profile.
  • Select Settings.
  • Tap Family.
  • Tap Manage family members.
  • Select the supervised name.
  • Tap the three dots More icon.
  • Tap Remove member, confirm this action, and that’s about it!

3. Using the Child’s Google Account and Device

If you have set up supervision on your child’s existing Google account on their own device, here is how to remove them as a parent:  

  • Tap the Settings icon on the Home screen of your child’s device.
  • Select Digital Wellbeing & parental controls (Android 8.1 or later) or select Google and tap Parental Controls (Android 7.0 to 8.0)
  • Tap the three dots at the top right corner of your child’s device.
  • Select Stop Supervision.
  • Type your PIN (Parent Access Code) and follow the on-screen instructions to turn off restrictions and parental controls on the supervised Google account. 

How do I change my Google Account from child to normal?

Note: If your parent removes the supervision for your Google account from the Family Link on their device, your device will stay unlocked. However, if you do this alone, your parent will get a message, and your device will temporarily lock for 24 hours. 

Here are the three ways you can change your Google account from child to normal.

1. Taking Charge of Account Through Google Mail 

You and your parent will get an email when you are about to be 13 years old or the applicable age in your country. You can take charge of your Google account and stop supervision at that time. To do this:

  • Launch Gmail on your device and open the “Ready to take charge of your Google Account?” email.
  • Select Review Settings.
  • Select Stop Supervision.
  • Choose I’m ready. 

2. Accessing Google Family Supervision Website

If you can’t find the email sent by Google when you are about to be of unsupervised age, open the Family Supervision website, scroll to the bottom, and tap Stop Supervision. Next, follow the on-screen instructions to remove the supervision. 

3. Configuring a New Device

You can also change your Google account from child to normal while setting it up on a new device. Here’s how:

  • Open Settings on your new device, scroll down and tap Accounts.
  • Tap Add account.
  • Select Google and sign in using the correct login credentials.
  • Tap Learn more when you see get your parent prompt on the screen.
  • Tap Stop Supervision.
  • Check the I Understand box.
  • Tap Stop Supervision.

How to remove parental control on google account without password?

  • Open device Settings.
  • Tap Apps.
  • Select Google Play Store.
  • Scroll and select Storage.
  • Tap Clear Cache.
  • Tap Clear Data.
  • Open the Google Play Store app, tap your profile pic, and head to Settings > Parental Controls.
  • Toggle-off Parental controls are on, and this time, the feature won’t ask you for a password. 


Figuring out how to remove supervision from a Google account can be a bit confusing. Luckily, you can stop monitoring your child’s activities using their device or the Family Link app without much effort.

We hope this article helped you with your query and your child can now manage their Google account without further restrictions.