How to Exit Child Mode on any Xiaomi Device with MIUI 8 OS


Have your Xiaomi smartphone set up in Child mode? Child mode is a special function of Xiaomi made to restrict your child to see your privacy on your phone. If your child wants to see more details on your phone, you need to give them permission by setting up the Child mode. If you have set up in Child mode, but you don’t remember the password, you can follow our guide to check how to exit from Child Mode, which will be compatible with any Xiaomi smartphones, such as Redmi Note 4, Mi5c/Mi5s, Redmi 4X, Mi Mix, Mi Max, and so on. We believe most users have bought Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, so do you know how to struck on Child Mode?

Note: The following guide works only if you have an app in Child mode that’s able to share to Gmail. Here we have used the Gallery app, but you can use different app which is sharable to Gmail to achieve the same thing.
MIUI 8: How to exit Child Mode to the device’s Settings when you’ve forgotten the Privacy Protection password?
Step 1: Firstly, you need to launch the Gallery app in Child mode.
Step 2: Choose any photo from the Gallery and share to Gmail.
Step 3: Once you’re in Gmail app, compose a new mail and then tap on three dots located at the top right corner of the screen. Select Settings.

Step 4: In the next settings screen, tap the 3-dot Menu button > Manage accounts.

Step 5: Now you’ll see the following prompt window. Tap “Continue” to proceed further.

Step 6: Once you’re on Setting app, deactivate the Child Mode. That’s it.
Step 7: In case, you have forgotten the Privacy Protection password, a factory reset is mandatory to exist the child mode.
Step 8: Make sure you have backup everything to your PC or else sync all your data to Mi Cloud as a factory reset deletes all your data from your MIUI 8 smartphone.
Step 9: At last, go to Settings > Additional settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone. Tip: You can save your photos, music, videos, and other user data by not toggle-on the Erase stored content switch.
That’s it! Now you have successfully fixed Child Mode issue on your Xiaomi device.


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