If you’ve set up your PlayStation 4 with a Family Manager account, you may eventually want to delete that account. Whether it’s because your kids have grown up and moved out, or you’ve decided to consolidate your accounts, deleting the Family Manager account is a straightforward process. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps you need to take to delete the Family Manager account on your PS4.
Step 1: Log in as the Family Manager
To delete the Family Manager account, you’ll need to log in as the Family Manager. If you’re not currently logged in as the Family Manager, you’ll need to switch to that account. To do this, go to the Settings menu on your PS4, then choose “Account Management” and “Sign In.” Enter the email address and password associated with the Family Manager account to log in.
Step 2: Remove Child Accounts
Before you can delete the Family Manager account, you’ll need to remove any child accounts that are associated with it. To do this, go back to the Account Management menu and choose “Family Management.” Select the child account you want to remove and choose “Delete User.”
Step 3: Transfer Ownership of Purchased Content
If you’ve purchased any games or other content using the Family Manager account, you’ll need to transfer ownership of that content to another account before you can delete the Family Manager account. To do this, go to the PlayStation Store and select “Library.” Find the content you want to transfer and select “Download.” When prompted, choose the account you want to transfer ownership to.
Step 4: Delete the Family Manager Account
Once you’ve removed child accounts and transferred ownership of purchased content, you’re ready to delete the Family Manager account. Go back to the Account Management menu and choose “Delete Account.” Select “Family Manager” and follow the prompts to delete the account.
Deleting the Family Manager account on your PS4 is a straightforward process, but it’s important to make sure you’ve taken all the necessary steps before you begin. By removing child accounts and transferring ownership of purchased content, you can ensure that you don’t lose access to any important data or content. With these steps complete, you can confidently delete the Family Manager account and move on to a new chapter in your PlayStation 4 experience.