Change Always Allowed settings in Screen Time on Mac
Use Always Allowed settings in Screen Time to choose what communication is allowed during downtime and which apps can be used during downtime or after an applicable time limit has been reached.
To change these settings on your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click Screen Time in the sidebar. (You may need to scroll down.) Click the Family Member pop-up menu on the right and choose a family member (if you’re a parent/guardian in a Family Sharing group), then click Always Allowed.
If you can’t see Always Allowed, you need to turn on Screen Time for the selected family member.
During Downtime, Allow communication with
Choose who the family member can communicate with during downtime.
Note: The available options vary, depending on the current settings for allowed communication during screen time (this is set in Screen Time Communication Limits settings). See Change Communication Limits settings in Screen Time.
Manage a family member’s iCloud contacts.
This option is available if you requested permission to manage your family member’s iCloud contacts in Communication Limits settings in Screen Time and your family member approved the request. See Change Communication Limits settings in Screen Time.
Allow specific apps to be used during downtime or after the time limit has been reached.
Type the name of an app to find it in the list.
Change the order of the apps in the list.
Click the Sort button , then choose the sort order: