How to activate and deactivate child lock on LG 55UM7660PLA
Child blocking and protection, or parental control, is very useful to prevent your children from watching certain programs or accessing certain applications.
Parental control is an optional feature that is often available on high-end devices such as your LG 55UM7660PLA.
However, it may be difficult to activate or deactivate this mode on your LG 55UM7660PLA. We will see here some methods that allow to set these parameters in less than 10 seconds.
If you know the lock code
If you have never set the child lock on your LG 55UM7660PLA before, the lock code is probably the factory default.
It’s likely to be “0000” or “9443”.
If you have already set the child lock, then you will have to enter the code set before.
To lock and unlock the child mode, go to the “Menu” of your LG 55UM7660PLA.
You can access this through the same button on the remote control, or by pressing the Menu button once, located on the bottom or side of your TV.
Once there, go to the sub-menu “Broadcast” or “Configuration” of your LG 55UM7660PLA, by pressing the Plus and minus keys of your remote control or of your LG 55UM7660PLA.
<The child lock sub-menu will be available.
You will be able to set various parameters such as:
- The viewing time per session
- The maximum viewing time per day
- Unauthorized viewing hours
- The type of programs allowed, such as cartoons: content filtering
- Allowed applications
- Monitoring children’s activity on your LG 55UM7660PLA
Choose questions instead of a PIN number
To change the child mode later, you can choose to use questions instead of a PIN code.
However, be careful not to ask too difficult questions, as you will have to remember them.
What should I do if I forgot the child safety password on LG 55UM7660PLA
We have identified four methods to disable the child lock if the password is forgotten.
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1. Via the “Menu” of your LG 55UM7660PLA
In this case, simply select the “Function” or “Menu” item on your LG 55UM7660PLA.
This will give you access to the control panel of your LG 55UM7660PLA.
From there, go to the sub-menu “Broadcasting”, “Diffusion” or equivalent on your LG 55UM7660PLA.
You can access this submenu with the +/- program keys on your remote control, or directly using the buttons on your LG 55UM7660PLA.
In this submenu, move the cursor to “child lock”, then press the volume key +/- to change the setting.
You have consequently deactivated the child lock option.
2. The “brute force” method
With this method, you will have to press and hold the mute button on your LG 55UM7660PLA for a few seconds, or the button located on your LG 55UM7660PLA to turn on the display.
Then hold down the return button for a few seconds as well.
3. Use a universal password to unlock child mode
Go to the child lock menu of your LG 55UM7660PLA, via your remote control or directly via the “Menu” buttons and then “Program more and less”.
Next, try a universal password like “0000” or “9443”.
If this doesn’t work, you can contact your dealer.
They will give you the universal password to unlock child mode.
4. Force the display of the desired channels from their LG 55UM7660PLA
You can force the display for some channels on your LG 55UM7660PLA.
To do this, simply press and hold the channel number on your remote control.
The selected channel will then change to green, allowing you to watch it.
To conclude on parental control
As we have seen, parental control on your LG 55UM7660PLA is very useful.
You can activate or deactivate it at any time, even without knowing the PIN code.
Giving parents the ability to block certain programs or applications is a basic feature of your LG 55UM7660PLA.
This is made possible by V-chip technology, for example.
Removing the rough parts of computer games and blocking various websites that include adult images or swearings are, of course, part of these parental controls.
How do I turn off parental controls on my smart TV?
Step 1: Put the Samsung TV in standby mode by hitting the power button on the remote control. Step 2: Now press ‘Mute -> 8 -> 2 -> 4 -> Power’ one after the other.
The PIN resets to ‘0000’. Using the reset PIN, you can disable the parental controls on Samsung smart TV easily.
Where are parental controls on LG TV?
You can restrict TV viewing by TV Rating Locks or Programme Locks.
Press Home and then click Settings on the top right side of the Home • Press the 3 dot button ► Press Safety • Set Safety to On Please use the key to familiarise yourself with the buttons described.
How do I reset parental controls on my LG TV?
– Press and hold the Settings button on the remote control for about five seconds.
– Select Safety on the bottom left side of the screen.
– Turn On the Safety feature.
– Then select Reset PIN Code.
– You’ll be asked to enter the current PIN first.
The default PIN is 0000.
– Then you’ll be asked to enter a new PIN.
LG TV WebOS Safety Settings and PIN Master Reset
5 ancillary questions
Is there a time limit app for Samsung TV?
You can limit screen time on Samsung devices by using the Screen Time option in Settings.
It can also be defined through an external screen time app like Digital Wellbeing.
How do I limit screen time on my LG Smart TV?
– Press the ‘Smart’ button on your remote control.
– Select ‘Settings’ > ‘Time’
– Turn ‘Off Time’ on.
– Select the date and time that you want the TV to turn off at.
How do I turn on unknown sources on my LG Smart TV?
– From a Home screen, navigate to. Settings .
– Apps & notifications.
– Special access.
– Install unknown apps.
– Select the unknown app then tap the.
Allow from this source switch. to turn on or off .
How do I unlock parental controls on my Samsung TV?
– The Programme Rating Lock default is set to [Allow All].
– Select [Programme Rating Lock] and type in your PIN.
– Select the appropriate broadcasting rating for your child’s age.
– [EXIT] the Menu.
Can you limit screen time on Smart TV?
Set up a kids profile on Google TV to choose which apps your kids can use, and to set up bedtime reminders and screen time limits.
Kids profiles may not be available in some regions or on some devices.
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