Managing parental control on SAMSUNG QE49Q60R

How to activate and deactivate child lock on SAMSUNG QE49Q60R

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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

However, it may be difficult to activate or deactivate this mode on your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R. 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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R 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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R, by pressing the Plus and minus keys of your remote control or of your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

<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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R

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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R

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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R

In this case, simply select the “Function” or “Menu” item on your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

This will give you access to the control panel of your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

From there, go to the sub-menu “Broadcasting”, “Diffusion” or equivalent on your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

You can access this submenu with the +/- program keys on your remote control, or directly using the buttons on your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R for a few seconds, or the button located on your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R 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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R, 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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R

You can force the display for some channels on your SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R 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 SAMSUNG QE49Q60R.

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 Samsung 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.

Do smart TVs have parental controls?

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 set parental controls on my Samsung 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.

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4 ancillary questions

How do I turn off parental controls completely?

– On your parent device, open the Family Link app.
– Select your child.
– Tap Controls.

Account Settings.

Account Info.
– Tap Stop supervision.
– Follow the on-screen instructions.

Where do I find parental control settings?

– Open the Google Play App.
– Tap the Profile Icon.
– Click on Settings > Family > Parental Controls.
– Turn on Parental Controls.
– Set Up Protection for Your Parental Controls.
– Select the Type of Content You Want to Filter.
– Choose How to Filter or Restrict Access.

How do I remove parental permission from Google?

– Open the Google Play app .
– At the top right, tap the profile icon.
– Tap Settings Family.

Manage family members.
– Tap your family member’s name.
– At the top right, tap More Remove member.


How do I get rid of parental controls on my iPhone apps?

– Go to Settings and tap Screen Time.
– Tap Content & Privacy Restrictions.
– Enter your Screen Time passcode.
– Tap Allowed Apps.
– Select the apps that you want to allow.

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