Galaxy S5 - How do I Set Up and Use Kids Mode on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Last Update date : 2015.06.06

Kids Mode


Kids Mode provides a fun and safe way for your child to use your device. You can restrict access to applications and multimedia content in a few quick steps.

Turn On Kids Mode


1. To use Kids Mode, you must first download the application via the Kids Mode widget. From any Home screen, touch and hold an empty area of the screen, and touch Widgets.

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2. Scroll to Kids Mode, and then touch and hold the icon. Continue holding the widget, and move it to the area where you want to add it. Release the widget to place it on the Home screen.

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3. Touch Kids Mode. Review the information, and touch OK to continue to the download screen. Touch Install to begin the installation.

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4. After the app is installed, touch Kids Mode to open it. Before you begin to use Kids Mode, you must first create a security PIN. Touch Set PIN to continue.

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5. Enter a four-digit PIN. Enter the PIN again to confirm it. Enter an alternative password that you can use if you forget your PIN, then touch Continue. Enter it again and then touch OK.

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6. Create your kid's profile by entering a Name and Date of birth. Touch Next. Review the Disclaimer, and touch Accept.

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7. Select the application(s) you would like your child to have access to. You can allow up to 30 applications. Touch Next to continue. Touch Finish to switch to Kids Mode.

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8. To exit Kids Mode, from the Kids Mode Home screen, double-touch the Exit icon. Enter your PIN to exit Kids Mode.

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