Setting up Family Sharing

Apple iPhone 5S on iOS 12.0.0

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Learn how you can share app purchases made on your device with your family. Some devices may also be able to share location and music purchases.

  1. Step 1/14

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

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  2. Step 2/14

    Select your profile.

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  3. Step 3/14

    Scroll to Set Up Family Sharing.

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    Tap Set Up Family Sharing.

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    Tap Get Started.

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    Scroll to the feature you'd like to set up Family Sharing for.

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    Select the feature.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're setting up Location Sharing. You can choose other types of features for Family Sharing, but steps may vary slightly based on which feature you choose.

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    Tap Share Your Location.

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  9. Step 9/14

    Tap Invite Family Members.

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    Enter a family member contact name.

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    Select the contact.

    Note: Repeat steps 8-9 to invite multiple family members.

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    Tap the Send icon.

    Note: Once a family member accepts your invite, they will show up under the FAMILY MEMBERS section.

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    Tap Done.

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    Step 14 of 14:

    You've completed the steps!

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