Xbox One’s parental control time limits now apply across Windows and Android
Xbox One S | Photo by Tyler Pina / The Verge
The Xbox One’s October 2019 update gives parents much more granular control over how long their kids can use different apps and games. The update allows parents to set time limits on a per-app basis, which will apply regardless of whether a child is using the app on an Xbox One console, Windows 10 PC, or Android phone using the Microsoft launcher. The update, which is rolling out now, also adds new notifications for when wish list items are on sale, and better integrates Microsoft’s Mixer streaming service into the console’s dashboard.
Parents have previously been able to set limits on the amount of time a child can use the console, but the difference with the Xbox One’s latest update is that these time limits can be set on a per-app…