Making your phone safer for kids

Making your phone safer for kids

Your phone is a great way to entertain your kids. Use Kid's Corner to prevent accidental calls while kids play with your phone. With Kid's Corner, you can also limit access to games, music, videos, and apps on your phone.

Setting up Kid's Corner

  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap Settings > kid's corner.
  3. Tap next.
  4. Choose which content kids can access when your phone is in Kid's Corner mode.
  5. Tap next and then tap set password or skip.
    Tip: Setting a password adds an extra layer of security when returning from Kid's Corner.
  6. Tap launch kid's corner. The Kid's Corner lock screen appears.
  7. Drag the lock screen up to show the Kid's Corner screen.
  8. Tap Customize to give a name to your Kid's Corner screen, choose a Kid's Corner lock screen picture, and more.

Launching Kid's Corner

Important: You'll receive calls and text messages even while your phone is in Kid's Corner mode.
  1. If the phone is on, briefly press the POWER button to turn off the display and switch the phone to Sleep mode.
  2. Briefly press the POWER button again to wake your phone up.
  3. Slide to the left of the lock screen. The Kid's Corner lock screen displays.
  4. Swipe your finger up the lock screen. You can now let your kids play with your phone.

Closing and disabling Kid's Corner

Close and disable Kid's Corner if you no longer need it.
  1. From the Kid's Corner screen, briefly press the POWER button to turn off the display and switch the phone to Sleep mode.
  2. Briefly press the POWER button again to wake your phone up.
  3. Swipe your finger up the lock screen.
  4. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  5. Tap Settings > kid's corner.
  6. Tap the On/Off switch to disable Kid's Corner.
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