How to Enable Ask to Buy in Family sharing on Mac: macOS Big Sur/Catalina, Mojave, High Sierra and Earlier

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

Like to know tip on family sharing, how to enable ask to buy in family sharing on Mac OS X. Apple’s Family Sharing is a great feature and might almost users are well known about that but you want to full functionality and set up or join a Family sharing group then you’ve to required iOS and Mac compulsory.

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Let’s talk little about family sharing through you can share your purchased app alongside your group. But only 1 organizer in a group and that controls the whole group likely give the permission to buy the app and more. You can use ask to buy enable the function for under 18-year members in your family group. Even Ask to buy is default enable for any children in less than 13 Age. But while you’ll be asked if you want to enable Ask to Buy inviting anyone under 18 to your family group. And read here if you disable Ask to buy for a family member after they turn 18,* you can’t turn it again.

But here you can know how to Enable ask to buy in family sharing on mac.

Steps to Turn on Enable Ask to Buy in family sharing on Mac

Steps for macOS Catalina and Later macOS

  1. Go to the Apple logo from the top Mac Menu.

    System Preferences option on Mac

    System Preferences option on Mac

  2. Next, click on System Preferences option.
  3. Then, Click on Family Sharing.

    Family Sharing Option on Mac System Preferences

    Family Sharing Option on Mac System Preferences

  4. Next, Select Family from the side panel and See all the Family Members on Another panel.

    See all Family Members on Mac under Family Sharing

    See all Family Members on Mac under Family Sharing

  5. Click on Details option and Here’s the option for Turn on/ Turn off Ask to Buy for purchase. After that require a parent to approve all purchases of apple service initiated by Jos/ including music, Movies, TV Shoes, Books and Apps.

    Enable Ask to buy on Mac from Family Sharing

    Enable Ask to buy on Mac from Family Sharing

Step for macOS Mojave and Earlier MacOS

Step 1. Go to the Apple Menu, Appear at the top-left side menu bar on your MacBook

Step 2. Choose System PreferencesApple OS X Yosemite apple menu screen

Step 3. Now click on iCloud optionHow to Enable ask to buy in family sharing on Mac OS X Yosemite

Step 4. Then next Click Manage Family and select your family member’s name

Step 5. In the last select Ask to Buy.

That’s it.

If Ask to buy enabled for your account then you can’t initiate purchases for given below listed items.

  • iTunes Match, iTunes Gift, iTunes Allowance, in-App purchases on Apple TV, mixes playlist and Donations.

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