How can I edit my child's settings?


If your child is younger than age 13, you can change their:

  • Unique username
  • Gender
  • Primary language
  • Sound effect settings
  • Video auto-continue settings
  • Ability to add other coaches
  • Time accommodation for SAT practice tests
  • Hide visually dependent content
  • Permanently delete your child's Khan Academy account.


To change you child's settings, follow these steps: 

  • Log into your own Khan Academy account and click your name at the top right. A menu will open.
  • Click Settings


  • Scroll down to Child accounts and click Settings for the child whose settings you want to change. 


Note: You can also reach these settings by selecting Your children from the dropdown menu, clicking on the child account you want to adjust, and clicking View settings.


The basics

  • Username: Your child will use this name to log in to Khan Academy. It’s also the name that will show up on your parent homepage. 
  • Gender: This information is optional.
  • Primary language: We’ll show your child content in this language.
  • Sound effects: Choose whether you’d like your child to hear celebratory sounds when they achieve something
  • Video auto-continue: Choose whether you'd like the next video to automatically start playing after watching the last one.


The child's birthday cannot be changed from the parent account. If the birthday is not correct, please submit a help request using the Report a problem button in the Help center.

  • Password: Change your child’s password.
  • Coaches: Choose whether your child can add other coaches.
  • SAT extended time accommodation: Choose whether to let the child practice with extended time.
  • Accessibility: Choose "Hide visually dependent content" to hide content that requires mouse interaction with the screen.
  • Delete account: Permanently delete your child’s account.




Note: On a child account there is no option to connect to If your child is 13 or older, they can edit their own settings.


Last updated October 14, 2017

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