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Google Family Link is linked to your child’s Gmail account, unfortunately to delete the app from their device you will need to delete their Gmail account as well.

This means that your child will lose data from their Gmail account and services where their Gmail account was used. We’re not sure exactly what that means, but here is what Google say in the Family Limit app.

[Your child] will lose access to data & services. You’re about to delete [Your child’s email address] and it’s data. [Your child] also could lose access to services where this account is used, including services outside of Google.

On your child’s device

  1. Open the Family Link app and tap on the menu bars, then select Remove Account.Remove account
  2. On the next screen choose Remove Account again.Remove account page
  3. Choose your Gmail account as the person that will be removing Family Link from your child’s device.Parent's account page
  4. To authorize the removal of the app you’ll need to enter the password for your Gmail account.Enter your Google account password
  5. You’ll see a message telling you the account has been removed.

On the parent’s device

  1. Open the Google Family Link app on the parent’s device and tap on the child you want to remove the app for.The child homepage in Google Family Link app
  2. Tap on the 3 dots in the top right hand corner and then tap on Account Info.Account info button
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the child’s account page, and tap on Delete Account.At the bottom of the account info page is a delete account button
  4. Read the information about what account data will be deleted.Information on what data will be deleted
  5. Scroll down to the bottom of that page, tap on the 3 checkboxes and then tap on Delete Account.

On your child’s device

You can now delete the Google Family Link app from your child’s device like you would any other app.

Drag the Family Link app to uninstall it

Summary
How to uninstall Google Family Link
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How to uninstall Google Family Link
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Child's device - Open app, tap on the menu bars, select Remove Account - Choose Remove Account again - Enter the password for your Gmail account On the parent's device - Open the Google Family Link app - Tap the 3 dots in the top right hand corner then tap Account Info - Tap on Delete Account - Tap on the 3 checkboxes and then tap on Delete Account

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Child's device - Open app, tap on the menu bars, select Remove Account - Choose Remove Account again - Enter the password for your Gmail account On the parent's device - Open the Google Family Link app - Tap the 3 dots in the top right hand corner then tap Account Info - Tap on Delete Account - Tap on the 3 checkboxes and then tap on Delete Account