Controls & Settings guide

YouTube Restricted Mode

Restricted Mode is an opt-in setting that helps screen out explicit and adult content to protect your children when they use YouTube. It also screens out comments on all videos your child watches.

What do I need?

A Google account (Email & Password)

Restrictions you can apply

Inappropriate content

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Step by Step Instructions


Steps for desktop experience: Visit and click ‘sign in’ to get into your account.


Log in to your Google account using your Email address and Password. If you haven’t got an account click the ‘Create an account‘.


Once you’ve signed in, select your account user icon.


Select ‘Restricted mode‘ option from the list of options.


Turn the restricted mode switch to ‘on’.

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