How To Turn Off YouTube Kid Mode

YouTube Kid Mode can be easily turned off by adjusting your YouTube settings. If you’re looking to access a wider range of content or personalize your YouTube experience, follow these simple steps to switch up your settings.

To turn off YouTube Kid Mode on the desktop version, begin by visiting youtube.com and clicking on your profile icon located in the top-right corner of the screen.

Scroll to the bottom of the menu that appears and click on “Restricted Mode: On”. A new window will open where you can toggle the “Activate Restricted Mode” option off. Once toggled off, the option will change from blue to gray, indicating that YouTube Kid Mode has been deactivated.

If you are using the YouTube mobile app, follow these steps to disable YouTube Kid Mode:

  1. Open the YouTube app on your device.
  2. Tap on your profile picture located in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. In the menu that appears, tap on “Settings”.
  4. Select “General” from the settings options.
  5. Finally, toggle off the “Restricted Mode” option.

It’s important to note that if Restricted Mode was enabled by an administrator, they will need to disable it. Restricted Mode acts as a filter for potentially mature content on YouTube and also blocks comments on videos. Turning off Restricted Mode should only take a minute and requires you to be signed into your YouTube account. Enjoy exploring the wide variety of content available on YouTube!

How Can I Customize the Settings for YouTube Kid Mode?

To customize the settings for YouTube Kid Mode, start by navigating to the YouTube Kids app on your device. Once there, tap on the profile icon in the top-right corner and select the gear icon for settings. From here, you can adjust various preferences, including content filters, search settings, and time limits. Unfortunately, the option to “turn on dark mode for YouTube” is not available in the YouTube Kids app.

Steps to Turn Off YouTube Kid Mode

To deactivate YouTube Kid Mode, follow these steps depending on your device:

Desktop Version:

  1. Go to youtube.com and click on your profile icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the menu and click on “Restricted Mode: On”.

  3. Toggle the “Activate Restricted Mode” option off (it will go from blue to gray).

Mobile App:

  1. Open the YouTube app and tap on your profile picture in the top-right corner of the screen.

  2. Tap on “Settings”.

  3. Tap on “General”.

  4. Toggle off “Restricted Mode”.

Note that if Restricted Mode was enabled by an administrator, they will have to disable it. Restricted Mode filters out potentially mature content on YouTube and blocks comments on videos. Turning off Restricted Mode should only take a minute and requires you to be signed into your YouTube account.

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