Enable Kids Mode on Samsung Galaxy S5 [Here’s How]

“There’s a way to limit your kid’s access to mobile phone apps on Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Thanks to the Kids Mode service for making this possible…”

Samsung Galaxy S5 Kids Mode app enable

It is
inevitable for kids to use mobile phone at home with or without their elders’
or parents’ permission. This is mainly the reason behind the release of
restriction services including Kids Mode for the new Galaxy S5 handset.

Kids Mode
however was not originally rolled out with the final device build, which means
you have to install then enable it before you can use it.

To guide
you through the entire process of installing and enabling Kids Mode service on
your GS5 device, we offer you this content as reference. Follow the steps below
and get started:

Step 1. Download and
Install Kids Mode.
Before you install
the service, you have to enable the “Unknown Sources” option on your
phone. Simply go to Settings the select Security. Finally, put a check mark
next to Unknown sources.

1.1. Download Kids
Mode File
1.2. Begin
1.3. Once installation is complete, launch
Kids Mode application
to allow the app installs other necessary files by

2. Configure Kids Mode settings

2.1. Once other
necessary files were successfully downloaded and installed, hit the Home
2.2. Select TouchWiz Home or any other third-party stock launcher you have. (This is
recommended considering you don’t want to set Kids Mode as default.
2.3. Open your app
drawer and launch the application.
2.4. Just follow
the configuration prompts as follow:

* Set new PIN and password.
* Assign a Kid’s Profile for your kids, and then
set permission to the apps you want them to access later. Continue to step 3.

Step 3. Take a tour and navigate the New Landscape. You also need to see how the app looks upon launched.

3.1. Start with the
Home screen and swipe once to the
right. Doing so will show the clock widget and a dino-alligator image/figure.
3.2. Tap on the dinoalligator image and let your child decide on how they’d like to customize
its appearance based on their preference.
3.3. Go back to the
main Home screen. You should now be
seeing the apps you have allowed in little gift
3.4. To unlock
these small gift boxes, tell your
child to tap on them.

Hint: The gift boxes are usually accompanied by five standard applications
including Media Player, Sound Recorder, Camera, Gallery and Doodle app.
Continue to step 4.

Step 4. Verify/modify control

4.1. Go back to the
main Home screen of your device.
4.2. Look for two
to the bottom of the screen. Each of these icons would require your
PIN to access each Settings.
4.3. Enter your PIN and verify and/or modify settings when necessary.
4.4. Once verified/modified, tap on Exit. Once you’ve hit Exit, you will be routed out of the
Kids Mode and go back to your normal launcher.

More Hints:

To keep
track on later activities, add more apps, enable media, download more apps and
set play limits, simply get to the Settings menu to configure certain items

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