YouTube is one of the most popular apps among people of all ages. To make YouTube friendly to users of every age group, it gets a Restricted Mode. It blocks mature content on the platform, making it child-friendly. However, YouTube does not promise that all adult content will be filtered out as sometimes these filters are not accurate and hence sometimes things get cracked.
In such a situation, if your child is using a particular device and you do not want him to get any addicted content, then we are going to tell you how you can turn on restricted mode. It is worth noting that it can be enabled on both desktop and mobile.
How to Turn on/Off
YouTube Restricted Mode on Desktop To enable YouTube Restricted Mode on Desktop, first open YouTube.com on your web browser. Now tap on your profile icon in the top right corner. Click on Restricted Mode in the Profile menu and turn on the toggle for the Active Restricted Mode option. With this, restricted mode will be activated for the web.
How to Enable YouTube Restricted Mode on Mobile
First of all open YouTube app on your smartphone. Now go to General Menu in YouTube Settings. Here go to the Restricted Mode option. Now turn on the toggle to activate Restricted Mode. It is worth noting that you have to enable different restricted mode for different devices. So, if you use the app on more than one device, you will have to enable it manually.
YouTube planning to launch an online store
If you have an Apple device, you can also enable USB restricted mode on your phone to secure the phone. According to a Wall Street Journal report, YouTube is planning to launch an online store for streaming video services. The platform has been working on this for at least 18 months and it may be available soon.