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Microsoft Edge is getting even safer for some users

February 17, 2021

Microsoft Edge will be getting a new Kids Mode as the web browser looks to provide greater protections for younger web surfers.

The new feature is currently only available via the Canary test channel but is expected to come to the dev channel shortly afterward, followed by a general release.

“Kids Mode is a convenient browsing mode inside Microsoft Edge that’s designed for kids,” a Microsoft support page read. “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 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.”

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