Supporting under 8s online

Learn how you can create a safer space for your child to explore and play with Samsung tools and controls across their devices.

Helping children explore safely online

Samsung products have a range of tools and controls that you can use to create your child’s first digital playground in a connected home. Alongside Samsung Kids, which provides a fun and secure digital place for your children to play in, Samsung’s connected Fridge – Family Hub – also offers ways to help your child navigate the digital world smartly and safely.

To help you make use of these settings we’ve created a number of how-to guides to get you started.

Samsung Kids & Kids Mode – A safe digital playground

Within Samsung Kids (formerly Kids Home) and Kids Mode you can let your child roam free on any Galaxy device.

Samsung Kids is available for users who have an Android 9.0 operating system on their device and Kids Mode is compatible with devices with Android 8.0 and older operating systems.

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Key features

Creating digital boundaries

You can create a secure environment for them to explore by setting up a PIN code lock to keep harmful content out of their reach.

Screen time management

You can set limits on your child’s usage and customise the content and apps they can access.

Designed with children at the heart

It allows children to navigate easily and discover a range of animations and play with a range of colourful characters. They can also create their own avatar and use the Kids Camera and Kids Magic Voice to get creative and express themselves.

Learning and creative play with curated apps

There is something for everyone with over 2,500 specially-selected apps in the Kids Store. Among those, children can use apps to learn languages, master maths and play a host of games from the likes of Lego to Strawberry Shortcake.

Set up Samsung Kids

See our step by step how to guide to get started

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Learn more about Kids Mode

Read about the benefits of the app and visit the Samsung website to see learn set it up on a Samsung tablet or smartphone

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Get Samsung Family Hub fridge set up safe

Samsung Family Hub fridge is more than just that, it connects to the online world to give you access to online entertainment and music. With this in mind, there are security controls built-in to help you restrict access to controls and content on the fridge to keep children safe.

Adjust security controls on Family Hub

See our step by step how to guide to get started

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Set up controls on Samsung Smart TVs

To protect your children from viewing unsuitable programmes on Samsung Smart TVs there a number of controls that you can set, from locking apps to setting a PIN to limit access to certain apps.

Samsung Smart TV parental controls

See our step by step how to guide to get started

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Online safety age guides

Give your child the best start online with age-specific practical advice that you can use to help them stay safe online as soon as they can pick up a phone or a tablet.

0 – 5 online safety advice

As children take their first digital steps online find out what steps you can take to protect young children.

6 – 10 online safety advice

Help children establish positive behaviour online as they gain more independent online.

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