YouTube app is mostly accessed to watch entertaining contents, which include movies, celebrity interviews, TV shows and more. Based on your YouTube search history, the app will list all sorts of contents that can be objectionable at times. At this moment, you need to enable restricted mode in YouTube on iPhone, Android and computer.

Restricted mode is a feature every parent should turn on before they give their smartphones to the kids. When you turn on this feature, YouTube will start filtering the contents and then it will list the number of videos on your profile page. So it is advisable to enable restricted mode in YouTube on iPhone, computer, and Android phone.

How to Turn On /Off Restricted Mode in YouTube

Many YouTube users flag videos, which show offensive contents; Restricted Mode will filter such contents and hide them. But it doesn’t give you 100% accuracy in hiding inappropriate contents.

How to Enable and Disable Restricted Mode in YouTube App on iPhone/iPad

Step #1: Launch YouTube app on your iPhone or iPad.

Step #2: Now tap on your profile picture, which is on the top right corner of the screen.

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Tap on Profile Photo

Step #3: A menu will swipe up from the bottom; you need to press Settings from the menu.

Tap on Settings

Step #4: Next, tap on Restricted Mode Filtering.

Tap on Restricted Mode

Step #5: Here, you can see two options: Don’t filter and Strict.

Step #6: You need to select Strict.

Tap on Restricted Mode

You can disable this feature in future by following the same steps as given above. When you are on Restricted Mode Filtering screen, tap on Don’t filter.

How to Enable YouTube Restricted Mode in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox on iPhone/iPad

Step #1: Open youtube.com in your iPhone or iPad browser.

Step #2: Now tap on three vertical dots located at the upper right corner of phone screen.

Tap on three vertical dots

Step #3: A pop-up appears with six options (excluding Cancel): Sign in, Settings, Privacy & Terms, Feedback, Help, and Desktop. You need to tap on Settings.

Tap on Setting from Options

Step #4: By default, Restricted Mode is turned OFF. You need to tap on this option and it will be turned ON. And to turn it OFF again, tap there once again.

Tap on Restricted Mode to turn it on

How to Enable Restricted Mode in YouTube on Computer

Step #1: Open youtube.com on the web browser.

Step #2: Now scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Step #3: Next to the logo of YouTube, you will find a few options like Language, Content location etc. There you will also find a button of Restricted Mode, which is OFF by default.

Find Restricted Mode on Youtube

Step #4: Click on Restricted Mode button and two radio buttons will appear below: On and Off.

Step #5: Click on On and then save the changes.

Click on ON and Save it to Enable Restricted Mode on Youtube

When you want to disable this feature, follow the above steps and click on the radio button ‘Off’. Don’t forget to click on Save button to confirm changes made by you.

How to Enable or Disable Restricted Mode in YouTube App on Android Phone

Step #1: Open YouTube app on your Android phone.

Step #2: Tap on three vertical dots from the top right corner.

Open youtube and tap on three vertical dots

Step #3: Now tap on Settings and then General.

Tap on Settings and then tap on General

Step #4: Next, turn Restricted mode ON or OFF.

Tap on Restricted Mode to turn it ON and OFF

How to Enable YouTube Restricted Mode in Chrome and Firefox on Android

Step #1: Open YouTube mobile site on Android phone.

Step #2: Tap on three vertical dots from the upper right corner.

Open youtube and tap on three vertical dots

Step #3: Now tap on Settings.

Tap on settings from popup

Step #4: Finally, tap on Restricted Mode to turn it ON and OFF.

Turn Restricted mode ON or OFF

How to Enable YouTube Restricted Mode on Android TV

Step #1: Sign in to your accounts.

Step #2: Scroll down to the Apps row from Home screen.

Step #3: Now select YouTube.

Step #4: Choose Settings after scrolling down.

Step #5: Next, you need to choose Restricted Mode or Safety Mode.

Step #6: Finally, you can choose Enabled or Disabled.

YouTube users will find this information interesting and useful. Is there anything missing in this info? Will you enable Restricted Mode in YouTube on iPhone, Android, and PC? Share your feedback with us on FacebookTwitter and Google Plus.

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