Setting up Family Sharing

Apple iPhone 6 Plus 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 1/12

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is in the center.
  2. Step 2/12

    Select your profile.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  3. Step 3/12

    Tap Set Up Family Sharing.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  4. Step 4/12

    Tap Get Started.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  5. Step 5/12

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

    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.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  6. Step 6/12

    Tap Share Your Location.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  7. Step 7/12

    Tap Invite Family Members.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  8. Step 8/12

    Enter a family member contact name.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
  9. Step 9/12

    Select the contact.

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

    The indicator is towards the top.
  10. Step 10/12

    Tap the Send icon.

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

    The indicator is towards the right.
  11. Step 11/12

    Tap Done.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Step 12 of 12:

    You've completed the steps!

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