Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 edge - Set Up Kids Mode

Note Notes:

  • Kids Mode provides fun and safe content for kids.
  • Kids Mode provides the ability to allow or restrict access to apps and stored media content on the device.


  1. Tap the Galaxy Essentials widget.
  2. Tap Kids Mode then tap Install.
  3. Tap Open.
  4. From the pop-ups, select Allow for the following:
    Note If you select Deny to any of the following, Kids Mode only gives access to the Camera.
    • Allow Kids Mode to access contacts?
    • Allow Kids Mode to access photos, media, and files on your device?
    • Allow Kids Mode to make and manage phone calls?
  5. Tap Open then tap Install.
  6. Tap Let's Get Started.
  7. Enter, then confirm, a four-digit PIN.
  8. Enter the appropriate Name then tap Next Next arrow (located in the lower-right).
  9. Enter the appropriate Date of birth then tap Done (located in the lower-right).
  10. Enter the appropriate Gender then tap Next Next arrow.
  11. Tap Skip.
  12. Review the Disclaimer then tap Accept (located at the bottom) to continue.
  13. From the 'Add apps' screen, tap the preferred app(s) then tap Next Next arrow.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
    Note If no apps are available, tap Skip Next arrow.
  14. Tap Next Next arrow.
  15. Tap Finish.
    Note If incorrect PIN is entered 5 times, from the Forgot your PIN? screen tap Exit. The user is prompted to set a new PIN upon re-entering Kids Mode.
    Note To exit Kids Mode, tap the Door icon (located in the lower-right) then enter your PIN.