Manage YouTube Kids profile settings

Kids' profile settings can be managed from two places: the kid's profile and parent settings.

First, create a profile. Then change the kid's settings:

Instructions for parents

  1. On the Home page, tap the lock icon .
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Under "My kids," select the profile you'd like to manage.
  4. Enter your password, then tap Next.

Instructions for kids

  1. At the top of the page, tap the avatar .
  2. On the "Choose a profile" page, tap Edit.
  3. Select a different avatar, or tap Settings for more options.

What settings can a parent or a kid change?

Setting Parent can control Kid can control
Profile Settings    
Name  Y Y
Birthdate  Y N
Search: On / Off Y N
Avatar Y Y
Profile PIN / Lock N, but parent can reset Y
Parent Settings    
Casting Y N
Clear/pause search and watch history Y Y (clear history only)
Clear list of blocked videos Y N
Device settings    
Background play on / off Y N
Auto offline on / off Y N
Save over Wi-fi only Y N
Amount of Offline storage videos can use (Premium only) Y N
App music / Sound effects N Y
Closed captions on / off N Y
Subtitle font / color Y N
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