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This is How To Make Sure Your Kids Stay Safe On Youtube

Almost everyone with an android phone or a system uses YouTube. Truth is you can find almost anything on YouTube from guitar tutorials to blogging lessons.

Everyone knows that YouTube has some fantastic videos that are great for kids, but a spate of controversies has hit the site since last year when people discovered that kids have been viewing some rather inappropriate videos on the service. There happens to be a YouTube App for kids called YouTube Kids, the app designed for kid friendly content is affected. Thankfully, YouTube Kids has several options for parents which allows them to keep their children safe from inappropriate videos.

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This is how to keep your kids safe on YouTube.

How to Set Passcode on YouTube Kids App

  • Open the YouTube Kids app on Android or iOS.
  • Tap the lock icon on the bottom-right.
  • Solve the mathematical problem and tap Submit.
  • Set a four-digit passcode, and confirm it.

This will create a passcode to access the app’s settings and restrictions.

How to keep children safe on YouTube Kids

If you are signed in to an account, follow these steps to enable the relevant settings to keep your children safe on YouTube Kids.

  • Open the YouTube Kids app on Android or iOS.
  • Tap the lock icon on the bottom-right. Enter your passcode.
  • Tap Settings.
  • Tap your kid’s profile name.
  • Enter your Gmail password and sign in.
  • Disable allow searching. This will remove the search option and prevent your child from finding videos on YouTube Kids.
  • Enable approved content only. Once you do this, you can go to the app’s home screen and select the channels you want your kids to watch videos from. Each of these channels has been approved by a human curator, so your child isn’t at the mercy of Google’s algorithms alone.
  • Enable pause watch history. This will prevent YouTube Kids from using video views or search terms in the app to recommend videos.

About Michael Iyeyi

Michael Iyeyi, CEO of Alphatekng.com is a humble tech enthusiast, a blogger, and a music freak with passion to impact lives positively.

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