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Step By Step: How to Set Up YouTube Parental Controls

As you know, you can’t look over their shoulder all the time

Kids Love Cartoons, Streaming, and watching games all the time on PC, Android, tab or iPhone on youtube. that cost a lot for a child’s future. as a favourite social media personality live streaming for hours n hour makes your child addicted to the phone this shows everyone needs Parental control.

how to restrict youtube for kids: Kids love YouTube, but it can be difficult to limit what your kids see. You might not want them seeing videos of people hurting themselves or other kids, or videos with language that you don’t want them using. Thankfully, there are ways to block specific videos on YouTube, and even content creators on YouTube.

But is not easy for every parent to restrict youtube on different devices, here we will teach you Step By Step: How to Set Up YouTube Parental Controls. 

Step to

Use YouTube’s ‘Restricted’ Mode on Browsers

This instruction supports all types of browsers whether it’s chrome, firefox, safari, edge etc.

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Access YouTube.com and sign in to your YouTube/Google account.
  2. Click the “Settings” button in the left sidebar.
  3. Click the drop-down menu at the bottom of the page that reads: “Restricted Mode: Off.”
  4. Select “On” to lock Restricted Mode on this browser.
  5. Click “Save.”

 How to Set Up YouTube Parental Controls: Rinse and repeat with other browsers and other computers. Also, don’t forget to log out of your YouTube and Google accounts when you finish. Otherwise, your precocious child may discover how to undo all your hard work and turn Restricted Mode off.

Second Step: “Very important”. 

Uncle sam says “Update YouTube Permissions on Phones and Tablets”

uncle sam like iOS settings 

  1. Click on your account button in the top right corner.
  2. Tap “Settings.”
  3. Click “Restricted Mode” Filtering.
  4. Turn “Restricted Mode” on.

Android

  1. Log into your YouTube/Google account.
  2. Click on the “three-dot” icon for “Settings.”
  3. Select “Settings > General.”
  4. Turn “Restricted Mode” on.

Following our previous advice, ensure you sign out when you’re done.

Third step: Use the YouTube Kids App introduce especially for kids.

as youtube cares about children and knows to protect users from not interacting with adult content, especially for children. they have launched the youtube kids app. kid-friendly interface that allows parents to view channels and videos that have been reviewed by real people. The youtube kids app has many features you may like a lot.

Step to find Youtube Kids app.

  1. go to the google play store
  2. Search for youtube kids app
  3. Download the youtube kids app
  4. Login with your id and go to settings for kids’ parent control.

Step Third: Turn on Google SafeSearch.

Make sure you have done the above setting for youtube, next-generation kids are very smarter than you think off. they can access other objectionable content from google search or bing search or another search engine. step to turn on the safe search for all the search engines

Google search

  1. Go to Google.com.
  2. Click “Settings” in the bottom right corner.
  3. Select “Search Settings.”
  4. Check “Turn on SafeSearch” and click “Lock SafeSearch.”

For Bing search

  1. Go to bing.com
  2. Click “Settings” in the upper right corner”.
  3. Click at more
  4. and check “turn on safe search”.

For Yahoo search

  1. Go to yahoo.com
  2. Click “Settings” in the upper right corner”.
  3. Click at more
  4. and check “turn on safe search”.

Now last and important step you have to do: Add Some Extra Protection

All you need is some application that controls the timing for your device to monitor by parents so that extra time will not be allowed for the child to surf on the internet. these apps help a lot to parents monitor kids.

Some applications you may like

  1. Kaspersky safe kids app 
  2. Bitdefender 

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