YouTube and entertainment go hand in hand. It's where you will access all sorts of videos and hot contents to enjoy. But what if you don't want to watch sensitive contents anymore, how would you filter them? Turns out, you can easily enable restricted mode in YouTube on your iPhone and computer to avoid inappropriate contents.

“Restricted Mode” can become very helpful especially in a situation when you want to prevent your kids from running into obscene contents. It provides ideal parental controls to avoid sensitive contents. Let's find out how it works!

How to Enable Restricted Mode in YouTube

How to Enable Restricted Mode in YouTube on iPhone and Computer

Note: Once Restricted Mode is enabled, it will hide inappropriate videos flagged by users and other signals. Though it's not 100% accurate, it can be very handy in avoiding explicit contents.

Snapshot of everything we have covered in this post:

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

Step #1. Open YouTube app on your iOS device.

Step #2. Tap on your profile. Then, tap on Settings.

Tap on Profile then Settings in YouTube iPhone App

Step #3. Tap on Restricted Mode Filtering.

Tap on Restricted Mode Filtering in YouTube App on iPhone

Step #4. Select Strict.

Enable Restricted Mode in YouTube App on iPhone

Later, if you want to disable restricted mode filtering, follow all the steps above and then choose Don't Filter.

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

Step #1. Go to youtube.com in your favorite web browser. Then, tap on the three dots at the top right corner.

Tap on Three Vertical Dots in YouTube in Browser on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Settings.

Tap on Settings in YouTube in Browser on iPhone

Step #3. Tap on Restricted Mode to turn it ON. (To turn it off, simply tap on it again.)

Enable Restricted Mode in YouTube in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox on iPhone

Enable Restricted Mode in YouTube on Computer

Step #1. Head over to youtube.com on your computer. Then, scroll all the way down. Click on Restricted Mode.

Click on Restricted Mode in YouTube on PC

Step #2. Click on the circle next to ON and then click on Save to confirm the change.

Enable Parental Control in YouTube on iPhone and Computer

Later, if you want to disable it, follow these same steps and then click on the circle next to OFF. Make sure to click on Save in the end.

That's done!

The Bottom Line

I really appreciate this feature to filter contents and avoid obscene contents. What's your take on it? Let us know your feedback in the comments below.

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