Restrict YouTube content available to users

As an administrator, you can set up your network or managed devices to restrict which YouTube videos are available to employees and students in your organization.

Only apply these settings to networks used by employees or students in your organization. This configuration is not recommended for networks used by ISP customers.

We offer Strict and Moderate content restriction options. Learn more about what content is available in Restricted Mode.

Option 1: DNS

These instructions are for G Suite administrators. Please sign in with your G Suite administrator account to see these instructions.

Option 2: HTTP headers

These instructions are for G Suite administrators. Please sign in with your G Suite administrator account to see these instructions.

Option 3: Chromebooks

Go to Safe Search and Restricted Mode to learn how to enable YouTube Restricted Mode.

Approve specific content for your network

Administrators can make additional videos viewable for signed-in users in your organization by adding YouTube video approvers or giving unrestricted YouTube access. You can configure these settings for YouTube in the Admin console for your organization.

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