How to Restrict Mature Videos on Galaxy S20 YouTube app [Restricted Mode]

Wondering how to restrict your kids from accessing and viewing obscene YouTube videos on your new Samsung Galaxy smartphone? I’ve prepared a straightforward walkthrough for you to make use of. Here’s a quick guide on how to restrict mature videos on Galaxy s20 YouTube app.

Google’s YouTube platform offers a wide variety of contents — from educational to less sensible video clips. The fact that YouTube videos are free to view and access makes it the leading hub for online pastime seekers worldwide.

More and more parents are also grateful for having YouTube, as they can use the platform as interactive alternative learning and/or entertainment gizmo for their kids. Nonetheless, imposing restrictions especially to obscene YouTube contents is highly recommended as numerous YT channels are likewise producing indecent videos. 

Read on to view more detailed instructions on how to make your Galaxy S20’s YouTube app a child-friendly video streaming platform.

Easy steps to restrict mature videos on Galaxy S20 YouTube app

Time Needed : 5 minutes

The following steps will help you screen out potentially objectionable content/videos that you don't want any of your family members, especially kids to stumble across while using the YouTube app on your Samsung Galaxy S20 handset. Feel free to refer to these outlined instructions in case you need help on how to implement this YouTube setup

  1. Open the G Suite or Google folder.

    The G Suite is made up of Google-made platforms and services.
    The shortcut icon for this app is found in the Apps viewer.

    restrict mature youtube videos galaxy s20 - g suite

  2. Tap YouTube.

    Doing so will launch the YouTube app.

    restrict mature youtube videos galaxy s20 - youtube icon

  3. From the YouTube app’s main screen, tap on your Profile icon.

    It’s located on the upper-rightmost corner of the screen.
    A list of menu options for your YouTube account will show up next.

    restrict mature youtube videos galaxy s20 - yt account

  4. Scroll down and tap Settings.

    This will open a new screen that contains YouTube app settings and features to manage.

    restrict mature youtube videos galaxy s20 - youtube settings

  5. Tap General.

    On the next screen you will see general features and options.

    restrict mature youtube videos galaxy s20 - general

  6. Scroll down to the bottom and tap Restricted Mode.

    Doing so will turn the Restricted Mode switch on and enables the feature.
    With YouTube's Restricted mode enabled, you’re restricting the app from showing potentially mature videos.


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Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0 and later
Materials
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, Galaxy S20 Ultra

While Restricted mode is an optional setting, parents who allow their children to browse through different YouTube channels are advised to activate this feature to ensure that any potentially mature contents are filtered out.  

Restricted Mode is available in all YouTube languages but the quality may vary depending on cultural norms and sensitivity variations. 

When restricted mode is turned on, viewing comments on the videos you watch won’t be possible.

And that covers everything in this tutorial. Please keep posted for more comprehensive tutorials, tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your new Samsung galaxy s20 smartphone. 

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