Verizon Smart Family™ - Android™ - Set Purchase Limits

Note To perform the steps below, you need to:

  • ensure the Smart Family app is installed on the parent device.
  • sign in to the app using a My Verizon user ID or mobile number that has Account Owner or Manager access privileges.
  • ensure the child device is powered off prior to adding or removing limits.

  1. From the Smart Family parent app, select the appropriate family member from the top row of contacts (multiple may appear).
  2. From the Manage controls section, tap Limits.
  3. Tap Purchase limit.
  4. Enter the purchase limit in dollars (e.g., 50).
    Note Once the limit is reached, purchases billed to Verizon are restricted until the next billing cycle.
    Note Purchase limits must be less than $100 and apply to Apps, Games, Ringtones, Music, eBooks, Movies and Gifts.
    Note At this time, free text alerts aren't sent for purchase limits.
  5. Tap Save.

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