With Family sharing enabled you can manage the apps that are downloaded, share purchases between family members, and easily locate your son or daughter. We highly recommend taking advantage of Family Sharing and we have provided instructions below. Alternatively you are welcome to visit the Kolbe Catholic College's, Walsh Learning Centre for assistance.
To be actively involved in the management of the iPad, you will need to have your own Apple ID setup. This is easy to do, but you will need to apply a credit card details to the account.
We prefer you to use the school email address that has been provided to your son/daughter. We have also provided instructions on how to setup an Apple ID for students under 13.
With Family Sharing setup you can approve all app requests before they are installed into the iPad. You can also share purchases across all members of the family.
Follow this video to create an Apple ID for you (the parent ID) and your son/daughter. Click the "Learn More" button for more information from Apple's own website.
Setup Family Sharing so that you can approve/disapprove purchases from your son or daughter. You can also share calendars, photographs and most importantly, location of the iPad.
It is easy to create an Apple ID for a minor under 13. You can benefit from all of the features that a full Apple ID provides, and you can change or add the school email address when the student is old enough.
This video will show you how to download Gmail and Drive from the App Store and sign in with your school email address (firstname.lastname@example.org).