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How To Exit Kids Mode In Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8
Samsung Galaxy S8

While the kids mode on Samsung Galaxy S8 makes a whole lot of sense, you may face challenges when you decide to opt out. In this article, you are going to find out how to exit kids mode in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.

Basically, if you have turned on Kids mode on Samsung’s tablet or the Samsung Galaxy S7, the application or process to disable the kids mode in Samsung android phones is pretty much the same.

We are going to exit the kids mode feature without losing sweat. The kids Mode is designed to ensure that your essential documents or files are safe when you hand over your phone to your kids.

It is very possible to forget your PIN, and if that is your case, you will have a chance to get out of Kids mode on Samsung Galaxy S8 without a PIN.

So here is the deal:

Exit Kids Mode In Samsung Galaxy S8 Without PIN

I assume you have forgotten your PIN and have typed a wrong PIN 5 times. When you get to that point of your last resort, you will get a prompt that says “forgotten your PIN?”

You should select “forgotten your PIN” when the message appears on your phone, after you tap on it, you will be taken back to normal mode, completely out of Kids Mode without ever needing to enter a PIN.

The next time you want to enter Kids Mode, you will be asked to enter a new PIN. That is the catch, but for some users, this may not work. There are some reported cases of this method not working, however.

What we advise is that you always write your important password or PIN somewhere, I’d suggest Evernote, a program you can access anywhere from the cloud and its available for use across several range of devices depending on your subscription.

Now, for some users that are certain they have the correct PIN but cannot still exit Kids Mode in Samsung Galaxy S8. You need to put your phone on Recovery Mode and Wipe Cache.

Reboot your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, when it reboots, follow the same process and clear Dalvki Cache. At times, there could be some kind of interference with your password. When you wipe the cache, it could make your PIN work the way it ought to.

Disable Kids Mode On Samsung Galaxy S8

There are chances the recovery option may not work and if that is the case, we will attempt to boot your Samsung Galaxy S8 in safe mode to uninstall the app.

Here is what you are going to do;

  1. Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S8.
  2. Turn on your phone and hold “Volume Down” while it boots.
  3. Unlock the phone if you have a lock.
  4. Select “TouchWiz Home”
  5. Open your App Drawer
  6. Then find “Kids Mode” icon
  7. Tap and hold the icon and drag to “uninstall”
  8. Reboot your smartphone to exit safemode.

Your Samsung Galaxy S8 should boot to normal mode after following these practical steps. Some users have recorded success with this method and there is no harm is trying it out.

If none of the options has worked for you. We make the final attempt to get the Samsung Galaxy S8 back to normal mode.

Your last resort is to carry out a factory reset in other to exit Kids Mode in Samsung Galaxy S8.

That’s a painful decision, but it’s the last resort if everything else fails.

So, that’s how to exit Kids Mode on Samsung Galaxy S8. We believe one of the methods has worked for you and you are able to get out of Kids Mode on your Galaxy S8.

Let us hear your feedback, what method worked for you? Did you get any less complicated method to make this happen safer and better?

We like to know some of this information, if you have a better option, we will try it and append the method to the article if it works.

That’s how we keep everyone going. No one deserves to be frustrated by his device, we are committed to making this place a safe haven for everyone to feel a sense of control over their gadgets. Cheers.

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