You as family organizer also have the choice to disband the group altogether. To do that, tap your name on the Family screen and tap Stop Family Sharing. You will keep the family calendar, reminders, and shared photo albums that were once shared with the family, but family members won't have access to them nor will they be able to track your location or use Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod for your devices. And just as when someone leaves the group, they also lose the ability to use purchased apps (and in-app purchases made in free apps) as well as purchased media. They're welcome to purchase their own copies of once-shared apps and media.
Note that if you have a child member as part of your family group, you must transfer them before you can disband the group. As in real life, it's not cool to leave under-age kids unattended.
iOS 8's Family Sharing is fairly flexible but it does have a few restrictions. As we've mentioned, you can have up to six members in a group. Each Apple ID can be associated with just one family group at a time. And you can switch between groups no more than twice per year.
Get in on the family plan
What once required countless workarounds and some clever configuration now demands just a few minutes of your time. When you're finished you'll better be able to plan family events, share and comment on photos taken by your kinfolk, treat the family to eligible apps and media with a single purchase, and find out if Sheila was telling the truth when she said she'd stopped hanging out with Biff two whole weeks ago. If you have a family laden down with iOS devices, Family Sharing is something you should explore.
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