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How To Turn Off Viewer Discretion On YouTube Music

YouTube Music users have been encountering disruptions in their playback due to viewer discretion warnings appearing for album covers. These warnings notify users that the content may contain sensitive topics such as suicide or self-harm, requiring acknowledgment before the song can play. This issue seems to be triggered by album covers that depict violent or sensitive imagery, affecting both the mobile and web apps. Frustration mounts as the pop-up alert interrupts the listening experience, even with Restricted Mode deactivated. Despite user complaints, Google’s support maintains that the content warning is functioning as intended.

Steps to Disable Viewer Discretion Warnings on YouTube Music

To enhance your listening experience and prevent interruptions caused by viewer discretion warnings, follow these steps on YouTube Music:

1. Open the YouTube Music app on your mobile device or access it through the web browser on your computer.

2. Sign in to your YouTube Music account using your credentials.

3. Once you’re logged in, navigate to the settings menu. On the mobile app, tap on your profile picture located in the top right corner of the screen and select “Settings.” On the web app, click on your profile picture in the top right corner and choose “Settings” from the drop-down menu.

4. In the settings menu, scroll down until you find the “Playback and restrictions” section. Under this section, you will see an option called “Restricted Mode.” Tap or click on this option to access the settings.

5. On the Restricted Mode settings page, you will find a toggle switch labeled “Activate Restricted Mode.” Make sure this switch is turned off or disabled. This will help prevent viewer discretion warnings from appearing during your music playback.

6. After confirming that Restricted Mode is disabled, go back to the main settings menu and exit the settings page. You have now successfully disabled viewer discretion warnings on YouTube Music. Enjoy uninterrupted playback of your favorite songs!

It’s important to note that disabling viewer discretion warnings may result in the playback of content that may be unsuitable for sensitive individuals. Please use this feature responsibly and supervise younger users accordingly.