As getting online these days is important for availing several services, being safe from particular websites is equally important. While youth and elders and conscious enough to make website choices, kids often fall prey to scams and porn sites accidentally and may have serious consequences.
Thus, to avoid them reaching the darkest corners of the web, Microsoft has introduced Kids Mode in its Edge browser to limit their online activity for good. This is introduced in the new build of the Edge Canary version and can be tweaked accordingly.
For example, parents can set passwords while exiting the Kids Mode and even add certain websites and other preferences to be avoided while the kid is browsing. Since it’s helpful to safeguard their online activity, here’s how to set up one;
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How to Enable Kids Mode in Microsoft Edge Browser?
Since it’s currently being tested and available in Edge Canary build, you should install the Edge Canary version instead of the stable version. Once you have the Canary build installed, open it and follow the instructions below;
- Go to your profile section in the top right corner by clicking on your profile picture.
- You’d see Browse in Kids Mode option in the menu; click on it.
- This will open the Kids Mode page, where you’d be asked to select an age range between 5-8 years and 9 years above.
- Selecting the appropriate option should take you back to the home page since setting up is completed.
And to exit the Kids Mode, go to the profile section above and tap on Exit Kids Mode Window. This will ask for the password, which is the system password. Also, parents can go to More > Settings > Family and select Manage allowed sites in Kids Mode to add certain websites to be blocked while surfing the web.