How to Remove Age Restriction on YouTube App?

How to remove age restriction on YouTube App

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Videos on YouTube are divided into two categories – general visibility videos and age-restricted videos. Age-restricted videos can be seen only for those who are over 18 years old and have disabled restricted mode on their YouTube account.

If you cannot view a video because it is age restricted, but you still want to view it, then there are a few solutions to fix this problem.

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I will show you how to tweak YouTube settings and if it does not help I will show you another trick that will surely solve this problem and remove age restriction.

Let’s get started!

How to remove age restriction on YouTube App?

If you would like to view age restricted videos on YouTube App, then just follow these steps:

  1. Open up YouTube app and login to your profile if you haven’t already;
  2. Click on your profile picture at the top right corner;
  3. Select “Settings”;
  4. Go to “General” section;
  5. Scroll down and switch the toggle off next to “Restricted mode”;
  6. If this doesn’t help and you still can’t view age restricted video, then go back to YouTube app main page and click on your profile picture at the top right again;
  7. Click on “Manage your Google account”;
  8. Go to “Personal info” tab;
  9. Click on “Birthday” option;
  10. Click on the pencil icon next to your birthday and change it so that you would be over 18 years old (as you need to be over 18 years old to view age restricted content);
  11. After that, click on “Update” at the bottom right corner. Done!

Done! Now you should be able to view age restricted videos.

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I hope this guide was helpful and you were able to remove age restriction on YouTube App. Leave a comment below if you still have any questions related to this topic!

2 thoughts on “How to Remove Age Restriction on YouTube App?”

  1. Adrionna Hall

    This was very helpful i was struggling trying to turn it off . Thank you so much ? . XOXO

  2. Emil Stoltz

    “Click on the pencil icon and change your birthdate so you’d be over 18”

    I’m already over 18. On “birthdate” it clearly states I was born in the year 2001, which I was.

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