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Family settings I cannot change family settings, either from the console or online. Any suggestions? xbox support is useless, unable to fix

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Re: family settings

Before you can change Family Settings, your child must sign up for a child account and you must complete the parental approval steps to set up your child's account. For details, see Intro to Family Settings.

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