How to disable restricted mode on YouTube

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube

In this guide, I will show you how to disable restricted mode on YouTube. You can do this with a computer, Android or with iPhone or iPad. The whole process is easy if you follow our guide below.

What is Restricted Mode in YouTube?

Restricted Mode is a feature in YouTube that allows or prevent you from viewing some videos based on the information on your profile.

The most important of these information is age. Therefore, there are some YouTube videos that restrict viewers from watching based on age.

“Restricted Mode” prevents viewers from certain age from seeing sensitive or disturbing content on YouTube. These feature is available from both the YouTube mobile app and the desktop site.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube

Like I said previously, you can disable restricted mode on YouTube based on the device you are using to access YouTube.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube with a Computer

If you are using a computer (i.e PC or Mac) to access YouTube, follow the instructions below to disable restricted mode now.

  1. On your computer, visit http://youtube.com/
  2. Sign in with your Gmail account
  3. Click on your profile icon . This icon is on the top right corner of your YouTube dashboard. Once you click it you will see a drop-down menu.
  4. Click on Settings 
  5. Click on “Restricted Mode” drop down box. In the dialog box that appears, toggle restricted mode to on or off.

That is all if you are using PC to visit YouTube.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube in Android

If you are using an Android device, follow the instructions below to disable restricted mode in YouTube.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube using Android App

  1. Sign in to your account. Most times you will be already signed in because you need Google account to use android devices.
  2. On the top right, tap menu  .
  3. Go to Settings > General.
  4. Turn Restricted mode on or off.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube using Android Mobile Site

If you are visiting YouTube on your Android Mobile device, follow the instructions below to disable restricted mode on YouTube.

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. In the top right, tap menu More Menu.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap Restricted Mode to turn it on or off.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube using Android TV

If you are watching YouTube using Android TV, you can follow the instructions below to disable restricted mode. Note that this only controls Restricted Mode on your Android TV and will need further settings if you need it to work on other devices.

  1. Sign in to your accounts.
  2. From the Home screen, scroll down to the Apps row.
  3. Select YouTube.
  4. Scroll down and select Settings.
  5. Select Restricted Mode or Safety Mode.
  6. Select Enabled or Disabled.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube in iPhone and iPad

If you are visiting YouTube using iPhone or iPad, follow the instructions below to disable restricted mode on YouTube.

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube in iOS App

  1. In the top right, tap your account icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Restricted Mode Filtering.
  4. Turn Restricted Mode on or off:
    • Don’t filter: Restricted Mode off
    • Strict: Restricted Mode on

How to disable restricted mode on YouTube in Mobile Site

If you are visiting a YouTube mobile website using an iPad or iPhone, follow the instructions below to disable restricted mode.

  1. In the top right, tap menu More Menu.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Restricted Mode to turn it on or off.

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That’s it on how to disable restricted mode on YouTube. Hope the article was helpful to you.

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