Most consoles today allow us to connect them to the Internet to access an online store where you can buy new games or where you can buy new features, power-ups, lives, expansions, etc. But this can be dangerous if you leave it in the hands of children and do not control what they do. that’s why you can enable parental controls on ps4 o set spending limit on account.
What does the PS4 allow us? We may set a spending limit on the account. Will be able manage money that we consider to use it in your video games but they will not be able to spend and spend continuously making us take a surprise in the bank account at the end of the month. Whether he is voluntary or whether he has been involuntary. These options are within parental control on ps4 And not only can you define an expense, but it also has more limitations designed for the little ones, both for their safety and to avoid unpleasantness.
Create an account
The first thing you will have to do to define PS4 monthly spending limit is to create family accounts, create adult accounts and assign minor members to it. The first step is to create an adult account. It is completely free and you will not need to enter any payment method. You only have to go to “Create an account” and fill in the different data. You can do it from the browser or from the console itself. From the browser the steps are very simple:
Go to the Sony Account Management web page Tap Create new account Click Sign in Enter the login ID and password Confirm the password Tap “Next” Choose the country, language and your date of birth Read the privacy summary and Click on “Continue”
Accept the Terms and Conditions and User Agreement option Click on “Accept and create account” You will receive a confirmation email Verify the email to create the account Log in to configure minor members
Once you have it, you will see all the options available with your account. On the left side of the screen you will see a menu with different options. Between them, “Family Administration” to activate parental controls on the PS4.
Go to Family Management Tap on “Set up now” You will see two different options Add an adult
add a minor
Choose “Add a minor”
Write the Login ID, password and date of birth Confirm with “Next” Accept the information and click Confirm
Parental control settings
Once you have it, you enter the parental control service. Here you can choose what you allow and what not. On the first screen of the parental control of the PS4 you can mark the age for each of the options, what you allow:
age level for gaming Age level for Blu-ray Disc and DVD videos Using PlayStation VR
Use of the Internet browser
Confirm with the blue “Confirm” button and go to the next option of parental control of the PS4. Here you can configure the network functions, Internet connection from PS4 by that child:
May or may not communicate with other players May or may not view content created by other players What is the monthly spending limit €5 €20 €50 €75 €100 €150 No limit
Mark the one that you think corresponds and click on “Confirm”. Choose the time zone of the country you are in to be able to use the game time features and choose how much time each day you can use the PS4. Confirm and click on “Accept and add to the family”
This member will be automatically added to the family and once you have it you can go to the “Family Administration” section and modify the settings of each of the members. You will be able to add administrators as they grow or as other adults are registered in the same account. You will also be able to add other children and profiles of minors to the same account and you will be able to configure the limits adapting to their age or what you want to allow. Parental control will not be the same for everyone, but you will be able to differentiate between the different members or modify the settings as they grow.