Managing parental control on LG 70UM7100 UHD

How to activate and deactivate child lock on LG 70UM7100 UHD

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 70UM7100 UHD.

However, it may be difficult to activate or deactivate this mode on your LG 70UM7100 UHD. 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 70UM7100 UHD 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 70UM7100 UHD.

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 70UM7100 UHD, by pressing the Plus and minus keys of your remote control or of your LG 70UM7100 UHD.

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 70UM7100 UHD

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 70UM7100 UHD

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 70UM7100 UHD

In this case, simply select the “Function” or “Menu” item on your LG 70UM7100 UHD.

This will give you access to the control panel of your LG 70UM7100 UHD.

From there, go to the sub-menu “Broadcasting”, “Diffusion” or equivalent on your LG 70UM7100 UHD.

You can access this submenu with the +/- program keys on your remote control, or directly using the buttons on your LG 70UM7100 UHD.

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 70UM7100 UHD for a few seconds, or the button located on your LG 70UM7100 UHD 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 70UM7100 UHD, 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 70UM7100 UHD

You can force the display for some channels on your LG 70UM7100 UHD.

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 70UM7100 UHD 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 70UM7100 UHD.

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 put parental controls on my LG Smart TV?

Press Home and then click Settings on the top right side of the Home.

Click the three dots button ►press Safety • Set Safety to On. Select the Application Locks.

Select the Applications to lock/unlock.

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 put parental controls on my smart TV?

– From the Google TV home screen, go to your profile picture or initial.
– Under “Who’s watching,” select Add a kid. Get started.
– Select an option: …
– Choose the apps you want to include in the kid’s home screen.
– To set up parental controls, follow the on-screen instructions.

How do I turn off SafeSearch on my LG Smart TV?

From the Android TV home screen, scroll down and select Settings.

SafeSearch filter.

Select On or Off.

How to set up Parental Controls on your LG TV

6 ancillary questions

Can you put a time limit on a TV?

The TV Allowance is a device that connects between a television and its supply of electricity.

The TV Allowance controls the amount of time the television is allowed to be turned on. Set blackout times to prevent usage during certain time.

Set a weekly TV Allowance for up to 6 children.

Can you put parental controls on a Smart TV?

Most Smart TVs offer internet browsers and, while connected to your home broadband, will apply any parental control filters you have set to prevent your children from seeing anything inappropriate.

How do I lock apps on my smart TV?

– From the Android TV Home screen, scroll up and select Settings .

If you don’t see this option, scroll down.
– Scroll down to “Personal,” and select Security & Restrictions.

Create restricted profile.
– Set a PIN.
– Choose which apps the profile can use.
– When you’re done, on your remote, press Back.

How do I block inappropriate content for free?

– Qustodio.
– KidLogger.
– Spyrix Free Keylogger.
– Kaspersky Safe Kids.
– OpenDNS FamilyShield.

How do I limit my Smart TV?

Press the Home button on the remote control. Go to Settings on the bottom left corner of the screen. Go to Broadcasting in the settings menu.

Then select Program Rating Lock Settings and turn the feature on.

Where is unknown sources in settings?

Select the “Developer options” menu.

If “Developer options” is missing, then see this guide to reveal the menu before continuing with this guide.

If the bottom option is labeled “Apps from Unknown Sources” then select it to turn it ON and you’re done.

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