Microsoft Edge gets ‘kid mode’; see how it works

Microsoft recently launched a kids mode that can be used in the Edge browser, which is booming at the moment. The novelty restricts access to websites to ensure safe navigation on the platform.

Microsoft EdgeThe “Kids” mode can be used for two age groups. The first profile is made for children between 5 and 8 years old, while the preteens version brings content to the audience between 9 and 12 years old.

When kid mode is on, the browser uses Bing SafeSearch to block all adult content. In addition, the browser provides easy access to 70 sites approved by Microsoft and have content aimed at children and teenagers.

The version of the “Kids” mode aimed at pre-teens has more content. The public between 9 and 12 years old can access a special MSN news feed with news on topics such as science and curiosities.

In addition to composing content, the navigation mode has a special design aimed at children and young people. The interface gets colorful backgrounds, including Pixar and Disney themed images, as well as characters that appear while navigating.

How to activate Edge Kids mode

The Microsoft Edge the interface for children can be activated in the profile menu of the browser. The option is displayed in the user’s profile picture, at the top right corner of the interface, next to the guest browse mode.

When the user clicks on the child mode, the user only needs to choose one of the age categories from the special interface to activate the function. The novelty also blocks popular Windows shortcuts to make sure your child doesn’t bypass restrictions, which can only be disabled with a password.

The Microsoft Edge Kids mode was released today (16) for the computer version of the browser and should be available to all users in the next few days.

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