Google has announced a new payment method on the Play Store to provide more security to parents. Now, Children who want to make purchases from the app store or within the apps will be able to send requests to their parents..
“If you don’t have a family payment method set up, kids can send a purchase request directly to the family manager. You can review the request and important information about the application or in-app purchase on your own device. and decide whether to complete the purchase,” Google said.
Well, parents can use their own saved payment methods, including gift cards. Notifications come in real time or can be viewed later in an approval request queue. Transactions can then be used in the past.
However, the new feature does not include Play Books, Google TV or subscription purchases. At the moment, Play Store allows configuring a familiar payment method, allowing administrators to share common payment method on different Android devices. In this option it is also possible to approve or reject purchases by children under 13 years old.
Source: Tec Mundo