Samsung TVs

Controls & Settings guide

Learn how to use the inbuilt parental controls in Samsung TVs to help manage what content your children have access to on your TV.

What do I need?

A Samsung smart TV

Restrictions you can apply

icon Apps Access
icon Browser Access
icon Inappropriate content
icon Media streaming

Step by Step instructions

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How to lock apps

Step 1. Select APPS from the Home menu.

Step 2. Select Settings in the App screen.

Step 3. Select the app you would like to lock. Then click down on the menu using the remote and select lock. You will be asked to type in your pin.

Step 4. The app is now locked shown by the padlock icon. You will now need your PIN to open the app.

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How to set a PIN

Step 1. Open the Setting menu from the Eden Bar [far left icon]. (This will have been first set during installation).

Step 2. Click down to General.

Step 3. Select System Manager and then select Change PIN.

Step 4. Enter in your exiting PIN then enter the new 4 digit PIN Twice.

Your PIN has now been successfully changed.

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Steps for Freeview or Freesat users where aerial is plugged into the TV directly

Part 1 -Ensure that your TV source is to set TV

Step 1. Select the Home Button on the remote control to reveal the Home Menu.

Step 2. Scroll along the bar to the right and select ‘Live TV’.

 

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Steps for Freeview or Freesat users where aerial is plugged into the TV directly

Part 2 –  How to Edit Parental Controls

Step 1. Select Settings either via your remote control, Home Menu, or Voice control.

Step 2. Click down to Broadcasting.

Step 3. There are three parental control options that can be edited and adjusted:

-Programme Rating Lock
-Channel Lock
-Mark Adult Channels

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Steps for Freeview or Freesat users where aerial is plugged into the TV directly

A. How to edit the Programme Rating Lock:

Step 1. The Programme Rating Lock default is set to “Allow All”.

Step 2. Select Programme Rating Lock and type in your PIN.

Step 3. Select the appropriate broadcasting rating for your child’s age.

Only programs which have been deemed appropriate by your service provider for the age group and younger you have selected will be available.

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Steps for Freeview or Freesat users where aerial is plugged into the TV directly

B. How to Apply Channel Lock and Edit channels:

Step 1. This is on by default and can be disabled by your PIN. This function allows you to lock and delete channels.

Step 2. Click on Apply Channel Lock and type in your PIN. Then the settings menu will automatically close.

Step 3. To edit channels open your Channel List and finally select Edit channels at the bottom left of the menu bar.

Step 4. Then select all the channels you wish to lock or delete.

Note – if you delete a channel you can only restore it by going into Setting> Broadcasting> Auto Tuning Settings.

Step 5. To lock the channel, type in your PIN.

Step 6. Locked channels will have a small locked icon to show that you need the PIN to view them.

Step 7. To watch that channel you will now be asked to type in the PIN.

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Steps for Freeview or Freesat users where aerial is plugged into the TV directly

C. Mark Adult Channels:

Step 1. Disable this function, by clicking on it. This will stop adult services from being available.

NOTE: Some suppliers don’t offer Adult Channels meaning that this control will automatically be greyed out.

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