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Change Username protection level

Are the children tied to your AOL account maturing? Did you want to switch a master Username over to a General Username? Everything you need to make these changes and more can be found on the Parental Controls website. For more information on how to use this website to change Username settings, please select an option below:


Changing a General Username to a Designated Master Username

1. Sign on to Parental Controls with your master Username and password.

2. Click on the Username you want to change.

3. Make sure the General option is selected.

4. In the description area, check the check box next to Master (Only master accounts can view and edit parental controls).

5. Click Save.

6. Click OK.

Changing a Designated Master Username to a General Username

1. Sign on to Parental Controls with your master Username and password.

2. Click on the Username you want to change.

3. Uncheck the check box next to Master (Only master accounts can view and edit parental controls).

4. Click Save.

5. Click OK.

Changing a child's Username to a General Username

1. Sign on to Parental Controls with your master Username and password.

2. Click on the Username you want to change.

3. Click General.

Note: If you would like to make this Username a designated master account, click the box in the protection level description area next to Master (Only master accounts can view and edit parental controls).

4. Click Save.

5. Click OK.

Changing child status

1. Sign on to Parental Controls with your master Username and password.

2. Click on the Username you want to change.

3. Click the desired age category for your child (Kids 12 & UnderYoung Teen 13-15 or Mature Teen 16-17).

4. Click Save.

5. Click OK.


Related Article:


FAQs on AOL Usernames
What happens if a General Username has been downgraded?
What is a General Account Type?
Frequently asked questions about General Usernames

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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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