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Google now enable parents to buy or deny kids' purchases

Google's new feature will enable people to work on Purchase Requests made by kids. Parents can quickly take action on purchasing paid apps and in-app purchases said the tech giant.

Edited By: Saumya Nigam @snigam04 Noida Published on: December 21, 2022 14:27 IST
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Google has introduced a new 'Purchase Requests' feature which will provide family managers with the option to approve or deny children's purchases.

Purchase Requests will make it easier for families to safely purchase paid apps and in-app purchases said the tech giant in a blog post.

If users do not have a family payment method set up, children under 13 will be able to send a purchase request directly to the family manager.

Users can then evaluate the request and important information about the application or in-app purchase on their own device, and decide if the investment should be completed or not.

If they decide to complete the purchase, they can use their own stored payment methods including Google Play gift cards.

Family managers will receive notifications for these purchase requests in real-time, but they can also view it in an approval request queue to decide later.

And just like with the family payment method, transactions completed through Purchase Requests will all be available in the Order History.

Inputs from IANS


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