How to turn off age restriction on YouTube? [In 4 easy steps]

YouTube is home to all the knowledge in the world. Initially started as a platform to share and watch cute cat videos, YouTube has grown so large that it has become the sea of knowledge and entertainment. It has become one of the essential things of people’s lives to an extent where it’s hard to imagine life without it. From boiling water( yes, that’s actually a video on YouTube) to making complex machines, you find everything you search for on YouTube. It has changed many people’s lives, whether viewers or content creators.

How to turn off age restriction on YouTube

With that massive library of videos, there will be videos that are not suitable to watch by kids or children below 18 years of age. That’s why YouTube has a Restricted Mode to filter out such videos. If you are a parent or have children in your home that aren’t of age yet, and they use your devices to access YouTube, turning it on is the right thing to do for their safety. But there will be times you may want to turn Restricted Mode off if you are browsing YouTube for your research and entertainment. So, this article will show you how to turn off age restriction on YouTube.

How to turn off age restriction on YouTube?

Turning off Restricted Mode is easy; it will take you only about a minute. You can do it on your PC, Smartphone, or iPad. We will guide you on How to turn off age restriction on YouTube on all the platforms one by one in a step by step manner below-

How to turn off age restriction on YouTube on your PC?

It’s really convenient to turn off restriction mode on your PC once you know where to go. Let’s start-

  1. Open your preferred browser, go to the YouTube website, and sign in to your account.
  2. Now, click on your Profile icon located at the top right corner of the screen, and a drop-down menu will appear.
  3. Please scroll down to find Restricted Mode from that menu and click on it.click on profile icon and croll down to select restricted mode
  4. Now toggle off  ACTIVATE RESTRICTED MODE button. It would turn grey once you toggle it off.toggle off activate restricted mode

Done. You have successfully turned off Restricted mode. Let’s move on to the next section-

How to turn off age restriction on YouTube on your Android?

Turning off restricted mode on Smartphone is as easy as you do it on your PC. Let’s see how-

  1. Open the YouTube app on your phone and tap on your Profile Picture located at the top right of your screen.tap on profile icon
  2. Now go to Settings.tap on settings
  3. Now open General Settings.go to general
  4. On the next screen, scroll to the bottom to find Restricted Mode. Now Toggle it Off . It should turn grey from blue.toggle off

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How to turn off age restriction on YouTube on your iOS?

You can turn off Restricted Mode on your iPad by following similar steps as you did on your Smartphone. To do that-

  1. Open the YouTube app on your iPad and tap on your Profile Picture located at the top right of your screen.
  2. Now go to Settings.go to settings (1)
  3. On the next screen, on the General Tab the very first option is Restricted Mode. Toggle it Off . It should turn grey from blue.turn off restricted mode

So, this wraps up our guide on how to turn off age restriction on YouTube. If you have any doubts or queries, drop them in the comment section below. You can also read some other articles from our website. We’ve linked some of them below-

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