What do I need?
A Google account (Email & Password)
Step by Step Instructions
Launch the YouTube Kids app on the device.
Tap the search icon to switch the search function off or on the app
Tap the padlock icon in the right-hand corner of the screen to see the parental controls.
On this screen enter the numbers or click ‘Set my own passcode’ to see the controls.
Click on the ‘Timer’ icon to set a time limit on the app
Tap on ‘Settings’ to see the app settings options
On the setting menu, tap ‘Homescreen age level’ and you’ll be able to make the homescreen age-appropriate for your child. You can choose from ‘All kids’, ‘Pre-school ‘ or ‘School age’.
You can also create a password from the settings menu.
By tapping on the ‘Clear history’ this will remove all logged videos that your child has watched, searched and that the app has recommended to them based on their viewing habits.
You can stop the app from recording their history by switching ‘Pause history’ on.
To report inappropriate videos on the app, tap the video to see the three button icon in the righthand corner of the video.
Tap the report icon and select from the options ‘Inappropriate audio’ or ‘Inappropriate visuals’. If you are signed in when reporting the video it will be automatically blocked from the YouTube Kids app.
YouTube say:”Flagged videos are reviewed 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will be removed from the YouTube Kids app if necessary.”
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