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YouTube Restricted Mode

Instructions for Enabling Content Filtering 

YouTube Restricted mode is a helpful setting to screen out potentially mature content that don’t want accessible to your child on their device. 

Restricted Mode for
Computers

1. Visit youtube.com
2. Click your profile picture (round circle with a profile shape or picture).
3. Click Restricted Mode.
4. In the dialog box that appears, toggle Restricted Mode to on or off.

*Note- Restricted Mode works on the browser level, so you must turn it on for each browser that is available on your child's device (Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc). If the browser supports multiple profiles (eg. siblings' profiles), you must enable it for each profile.

Restricted Mode for
iPhones & iPads

1. In the top right, tap your profile picture.
2. Tap Settings.
3. Tap Restricted Mode Filtering.
4. Turn Restricted Mode to Strict.

1. In the top right, tap More (the three vertical dots).
2. Tap Settings.
3. Tap Restricted Mode to turn it on or off.

*Note- Restricted Mode works on the browser level, so you must turn it on for each browser that is available on your child's device (Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc). If the browser supports multiple profiles (eg. siblings' profiles), you must enable it for each profile.

Restricted Mode for
Android Devices

1. Sign in to your account.
2. On the top right, tap More (three vertical dots).
3. Select Settings and then General.
4. Turn Restricted Mode on or off.

1. Sign in to your account.
2. On the top right, tap More (three vertical dots).
3. Select Settings 
4. Turn Restricted Mode on or off.

*Note- Restricted Mode works on the browser level, so you must turn it on for each browser that is available on your child's device (Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc). If the browser supports multiple profiles (eg. siblings' profiles), you must enable it for each profile.

Parental Control Tools

Parental control tools can be used to universally apply filtering on YouTube and Google in one setup step.