Stay safe

There’s nothing more important than safety. Microsoft is committed to helping keep your data and devices secure, whether online or at home.​ Use the resources in this kit and rest at ease. From enhanced privacy and security features built in to Windows, to emergency plans and checklists for your home, you’ll find the tools you need to prepare and stay safe.


Whether it’s on your device or in the cloud, your data is yours. We’re committed to technologies and policies that make the benefits of cloud computing available to everyone, and that keep the cloud inclusive, trusted, and responsible. Explore the many ways we help keep your digital life secure.

Keep your kids safer online

Manage your family’s digital health and well-being with features like activity reporting, screen time limits, location sharing, and content restrictions on, where you can also track kids’ spending and add money to their Microsoft accounts. ​

Create or manage a family group

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Protect your important documents

Your stuff matters—from photos from your last vacation to files and schedules that keep your family connected. Keep those files backed up and protected in the cloud with OneDrive, then access them from any device.

For extra-sensitive documents like insurance paperwork, birth certificates, and tax records, Personal Vault brings an additional layer of protection by requiring identity verification.​ ​ Your data and memories are safe and fully in your control.

Easily manage family devices and accounts

Tired of losing devices? Turn on location sharing to keep track of kids and find your device if it goes missing.

Then, visit to keep track of all your accounts in one place.

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Use one secure password for everything

With more and more of our lives online, it can be tough to remember and manage all your passwords. With Password Manager, a single, secure password unlocks all your accounts.​

Or, go passwordless on your Windows 10 device. Learn how

Know where everyone's at

Know who should be where—and when—with an integrated family calendar that keeps everyone coordinated.

Learn about shared family calendars

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At home

When it comes to your home, staying safe often means staying ahead of problems. Our tools will help you get plans and records in place before you need them, so you’re always protected.

Take inventory of your home

Keep an inventory of your valuables, including serial and model numbers, purchase date, and price.

Open the home inventory list

Stay prepared with household safety

Use this comprehensive safety checklist to make sure your household is ready for anything.

Get the safety checklist

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