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Use Kids Mode on Galaxy Tab E Lite

Your child's first digital playground. Kids Mode is a treasure trove of fun, child-safe content. A simple setup is all you need in order to get started on your Galaxy Tab E Lite. Your child’s happiness and safety is guaranteed with Kids Mode.

Install Kids Mode

If you don't see Kids Mode on your tablet, download it from Google Play Store.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Kids Mode. If not yet opened, the icon will appear as Dragon.

  3. Touch OK on the Install app notice to allow download.

  4. Touch INSTALL to begin installation.

Open Kids Mode for the First Time

When you're ready to start the fun and games, follow these steps.

  1. Set up a PIN code.

  2. Enter the Name and Date of birth for the Kids Mode profile. Touch NEXT to continue.  

  3. Touch ACCEPT on the Disclaimer to continue.

  4. Touch SKIP if you want to add apps later or touch NEXT if you want to allow the selected apps.

  5. Touch FINISH to complete setup.

Kids Mode Home Screen

Follow along to get to the Home screen.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.  

  2. Touch Kids mode.

  3. Swipe to the left page.

  4. If a time limit is set, the time remaining will show.

    If no time limit is set, current time is displayed.

  5. Touch the remaining time to view the current time.

  6. Swipe back to the previous page to access apps.

Add Apps

Learn how to add apps to Kids Mode right here.

Not all apps are compatible with Kids mode, and you are allowed a maximum of 30 apps.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Kids Mode.  

  2. Touch the Parental Control icon.  

  3. Enter you current PIN to open parental controls.

  4. Touch Apps.

  5. Touch Add in the upper right-hand corner.

    If prompted with a disclaimer, touch Accept to agree and continue.

  6. Select the apps you wish to add by touching the box. A green check mark will appear on the selected apps.  

  7. Touch Done when you are finished.  

Change Parental Password

Changing your password is easy as 1-2-3.

Default PIN code for Kids Mode is set to 0000.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Kids mode.

  2. Touch the Parental Control icon.

  3. Enter your current PIN.

  4. Touch More Options > Settings.

  5. Touch Change PIN.

  6. Enter your current PIN to validate and then enter a new PIN.

Set a Time Limit

You can set a daily playtime limit for your child. Just follow the steps below.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Kids mode.

  2. Touch the Parental Control icon.

  3. Enter your current PIN.

  4. Touch Daily playtime limit.

  5. Select Time limit to turn it on.  

  6. The default time limit is 30 minutes. However, the time limit can be adjusted by touching the Settings icon.  

  7. Move the circle around the circle  to increase or decrease the time limit by five minute intervals.  

You can set a time limit up to 180 minutes (3 hours). The counter will pop up with time remaining once it hits the last few minutes, and after the time limit is reached the Sawgator appears sleeping on the screen. The only way to exit is with the parental PIN.

  • Time Remaining

  • Time Limit Reached

Exit Kids Mode

To exit Kids Mode, touch the Exit icon, and then enter your PIN.

Uninstall Kids Mode

You can uninstall Kids Mode at anytime.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.  

  2. Touch More Options > Uninstall/disable apps.

  3. Touch the Uninstall icon.  

  4. Touch UNINSTALL.  

Exit Kids Mode without the PIN

If you forget your PIN, there's still a way to exit Kids Mode. Just follow along below.

You will lose all profiles and their settings.

  1. Briefly hold down the power key and touch Power Off.

  2. Touch POWER OFF to confirm.

  3. With the tablet turned OFF, press and hold the Power key.  

  4. Release the Power key once the Samsung logo appears, then press and hold the Volume Down key until the tablet starts up.

  5. The tablet will start up in Safe mode.

  6. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  7. Touch More options  > Uninstall/disable apps.

  8. Touch Uninstall on the Kids mode app to uninstall.  

  9. Touch UNINSTALL to confirm deletion.  

    You will lose all saved profiles and saved settings.

  10. To Exit from Safe mode, hold the Power key, and then touch Restart .

  11. Touch RESTART to confirm.

  12. Once your tablet reboots, touch the Kids Mode app to Download and re-install the app.  

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