Controls & Settings guide

Samsung Kids Home

See how to set a PIN lock, create a child profile and set daily time limits on the Samsung Kids Home. This is available for Samsung tablets and smartphones with the Android 9.0 operating system. It allows you to help shape a safe environment for your child to explore and connect with the world.

What do I need?

A Samsung device and Kids Home

Restrictions you can apply

Browser access

Timer

App access

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Step by Step Instructions

1

How to use the Quick Panel to access Kids Home:
 
Step 1. Unlock your phone
 
Step 2. Swipe down from the top of the phone to reveal quick access setting
 
Step 3. Swipe down on the initial tab to reveal the quick panel. Swipe to the left and then select Kids Home

2

How to start Kids Home:
 
Step 1. When setting up Kids Home for the first time this menu will appear. Click next to set up the app up.
 
Step 2. Enter a secure PIN for Kids Home.
 
Note: do not share this with your child.
 
Step 3. Re-enter your Kids Home PIN as confirmation.
 
Step 4. The Kids Home home page will open.
 
Note: You will not be prompted to set up a PIN if you have set a device lock. Your existing lock method will be used to access Kids Home.

3

How to download native apps on Kids Home:
 
Step 1. Downloading the Native Kids Home Apps
 
Step 2. Tap on the apps to download them
 
Step 3. Once all the apps are downloaded Kids Home is ready to use
 
NOTE: you can only download 3 apps at any one time

4

How to enter the Parental controls area:
 
Step 1. To enter the Parental Control areas of Kids Home click on the three little dots in the right-hand corner of the screen
 
Step 2. Click Parental Controls
 
Step 3. Enter your Kids Home PIN
 
Step 4. You can now access the Kids Home Parental Controls area

5

How to add a Kids Profile:
 
Step 1. Tap on the Name banner
 
Step 2. Type in your child’s name and date of birth
 
Step 3. Click Save
 
Step 4. Now you have successfully set up Kids Profile

6

How to set a Daily Playtime in Quick Settings:
 
Step 1. Unlock your phone
 
Step 2.  Swipe down from the top of the phone
 
Step 3. Swipe down on the initial tab to reveal user interface. Swipe to the left and then select the words Kids Home
 
Step 4. Select a playtime limit on Kids Home

7

How to set a daily playtime via the Parental Control area:
 
Step 1. Click the three little dots in the top right corner of the screen
 
Step 2. Click on Parental Controls
 
Step 3. Type in your Kids Home PIN
 
Step 4. To set daily playtime limits swipe along the bar
 
Step 5. Or more options Click View more
 
Step 6. Set Weekday and Weekend limits by dragging along the time bar

8

How to add contacts:
 
Step 1. Scroll down the Parental Controls area to allowed content and click Contacts
 
Step 2. Click Add
 
Step 3. Click on any contacts you wish your child to be able to communicate with from your own Contacts while on Kids Home
 
Step 4. Click Add
 
Step 5. These contacts will appear on the Kids Home My Phone app

9

How to add apps: 
 
Step 1. Scroll down to the Parental Controls area to allowed content and click Apps
 
Step 2. View the apps your child has downloaded on Kids Home
 
Step 3. Click Add to add more apps to Kids Home
 
Step 4. Select which apps you would like your child to have access to on Kids Home from your own collection and then click Add 
 
Step 5. Once these apps have been added your child will be able to use them on Kids Home
 

10

How to add media on Kids Home: 
 
Step 1.  Scroll down the Parental Controls area to allowed content and click Media
 
Step 2.  View the Media you have downloaded on Kids Home and click Add to add more
 
Step 3. Select media you want to add from your own collection and then click Add to add to Kids Home

11

How to add music on Kids Home:
 
Step 1. Scroll down the Parental Controls area to allowed content and click Music
 
Step2. View the music you have downloaded on Kids Home and click Add to add more
 
Step 3. Select music you want to add from your own collection and then click Add to add to Kids Home

12

How to close Kids Home: 
 
Step 1. the three little dots in the top right-hand corner of the screen
 
Step 2. Close Kids Home
 
Step 3. Type in Your Kids Home PIN to exit the App

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