How to put parental controls on YouTube?


You Tube is considered to be one of the most popular online video sharing websites. YouTube gives the users provision to upload, watch as well as share videos and other music albums and documentaries.

How to put parental controls on YouTube?


With younger generation getting more and more involved in watching YouTube videos, it is quite sure that parents will be concerned about the type of content that their kids are watching in YouTube.

The below mentioned steps will help the parents in enabling the site’s safety mode feature to filter the mature content.

Go to

  • Users will then have to log in to their account

  • If the user does not have an account, click on ‘Create Account’ to register

  • Navigate towards the bottom of the page

  • Click on ‘Safety Mode’

    How to put parental controls on YouTube?

    Users can see that the ‘Safety Mode’ option will be listed as Off

    Users will then have to click the ‘Off’ link

  • Now the users will be prompted to check the safety mode

  • Check mark the box corresponding to ‘On’

  • Then select ‘Save’

    Once the user clicks the ‘Save’ tab, they will be provided with a choice that will help the users in locking the safety mode feature on the web browser that they are making use of


    Finally the users will have to click on the ‘Save and lock Safety mode on this browser’ button

    How to put parental controls on YouTube?

    This will save the new settings of the user

  • The selecting of ‘Save and lock Safety mode on this browser’ button enhances the users with the ability to keep their YouTube settings in the safety mode once the user logs out of the YouTube

  • If the user again wishes to set the safety mode for You Tube in another browser, then the users will again have to repeat the steps that have been mentioned above

  • The procedure is successfully completed

    This is how users can put parental controls on YouTube and there by prevent their kids from watching mature content in YouTube. Parental Controls is one of the major features that YouTube has implemented in their website and the feature really deserves appreciation.

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