Introducing Kids Mode

Help your kids grow and stay safer online with Kids Mode. A custom kid-friendly web for them with peace of mind for you, built into Microsoft Edge.

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Introducing Kids Mode

Help your kids grow and stay safer online with Kids Mode. A custom kid-friendly web for them with peace of mind for you, built into Microsoft Edge.

A Kids Mode cartoon character

Welcome to Kids Mode

Kids Mode makes it easy for parents to customize a better, more enriching, and safer web experience for their kids.

How to get started

  • 2. Choose their age group
  • 3. Easy for parents to switch modes

Introducing Microsoft Edge in Kids Mode

Powerful features put you in charge of their web

Microsoft Edge browser Kids Mode web options, suspended between two cartoon characters

Age-appropriate content

Set the right age for big kids and not so big kids. Parents can choose the appropriate experience for their kid’s age from 5-8 and 9-12.

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News for kids

Expand their mind and let them discover freely with curated content and news. Only for ages 9-12.

Microsoft Edge browser Kids Mode security settings screen, suspended between two cartoon characters

A safer experience just for kids

Rest assured, your kids will have a safer browsing experience with pre-selected kid-friendly sites and security settings.

Microsoft Edge browser Kids Mode themes screen, suspended between two cartoon characters

Spark creativity with kid-friendly themes

Help their creativity and imagination flourish with colorful new themes that they can choose from.

Enrich them. Protect them. Help them grow.

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Kids Mode in Microsoft Edge browser easily enables a kid-friendly environment with built-in guardrails to keep your child safer online. Once enabled through the Edge account profile, parents can choose the appropriate experience for their kid’s age from 5-8 and 9-12. Kids will have a safer browsing experience with pre-selected kid-friendly sites and security settings, and parents can choose the sites kids have access to. Kids Mode also enforces strict search results in Bing, and helps protect kids' privacy by blocking the majority of trackers from following them around the web.


Kids Mode in Microsoft Edge browser is for children under the age of 12, with content and features available for two age groups: 5-8 and 9-12.


Once enabled through the Microsoft Edge browser account profile, parents have the ability to switch into Kids Mode through their profile manager. They can then hand their device to their children to begin browsing. You need your device password (the same password used to unlock your computer) to exit Kids Mode.


Kids Mode is built into Microsoft Edge, the best browser for Windows. Kids Mode is the only feature of its kind that is built into the browser vs. downloading an extension. Once enabled through the Microsoft Edge account profile, parents have the ability to switch into Kids Mode through their profile manager. They can then hand their device to their children to begin browsing. You need your device password (the same password used to unlock your computer) to exit Kids Mode.


Microsoft Edge makes it easy for parents to switch modes, however you will need your device password (the same password used to unlock your computer) to exit Kids Mode and resume browsing. Watch this simple tutorial or visit our Support page for a step-by-step guide on how to exit Kids Mode.


Once enabled through the Microsoft Edge browser account profile, parents can choose the appropriate experience for their kid's age from 5-9 and 9-12, and switch into Kids Mode through their profile manager. Kids will have a safer browsing experience with pre-selected kid-friendly sites and security settings, and parents can choose the sites kids have access to. Visit our Support page for step-by-step instructions for setting parental controls in Kids Mode.


Kids Mode in Microsoft Edge is a simple-to-use transient browser mode that helps parents protect children younger than 12 from inappropriate content while providing a fun and tailored place to explore the web. Kids Mode includes features like custom browser themes, kid-friendly content, browsing based on an allow list, Bing SafeSearch set to strict, and a password requirement to exit. Also, Kids Mode doesn't require a child account or profile. It is a browsing mode that parents will choose but that kids will love since it simplifies and incorporates fun characters and beautiful imagery, both new and familiar, to capture the imagination of both parents and kids.


Kids Mode is a simple-to-use transient browser mode that protects kids younger than 12 from inappropriate content. With its kid-friendly features and safety guardrails in place, Kids Mode is a great place for children to safely explore the web. Kids Mode also allows parents to choose which websites kids have access to while they browse. When a child visits a website not on the allow list, they'll encounter a block page. Once approved, only the specific website link on the block page will be available in the browsing session. We’ve also enabled some privacy features by default when browsing in Kids Mode. These include setting Bing SafeSearch to Strict to help filter out inappropriate content from Bing search results, and setting tracking prevention to Strict to block a majority of trackers on sites.


Yes: Kids Mode is built into the Microsoft Edge browser. Kids Mode is the only feature of its kind that is built into the browser vs downloading an extension.