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Kiosk Mode

Channels for iOS and tvOS support a convenient Kiosk Mode to let you hide Settings from being used.

Turn It On

The Kiosk Mode setting is only available via Server Side Settings. You can find it in Settings > General. Add the server side setting and enable it. You can do this for all your devices or for specfic ones.

Note: Learn more about Server Side Settings and how you can manage all your devices from Channels DVR Server.

Secret Gesture

Kiosk mode can be enabled and disabled directly in Channels with secret gestures. This lets you get into Settings to adjust something quick if Kiosk mode is on.

Disable

When in Kiosk Mode, Settings will be hidden and will be replaced with the About view. You can visit it directly to disable Kiosk Mode.

  1. Visit the About screen from the normal navigation.
  2. Click or tap the Channels logo 6 times.
  3. The logo will animate and Kiosk Mode will be disabled.

Enable

  1. Visit the About screen via Settings > Support > About Channels
  2. Click or tap the Channels logo 6 times.
  3. The logo will animate and Kiosk Mode will be enabled.