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While Youtube offers endless entertainment, it is not always suitable for children. Luckily, you can block YouTube from your kid’s phone. Read on and find the process of blocking YouTube on iOS and Android.

How to block YouTube completely on iPhone or iPad

Remove the YouTube app from the device:

YouTube app is the first and easiest way to access YouTube in a device. If the app is also on your iPhone, uninstall it.

1.    Find the YouTube app icon on the home screen.

2.    Tap and hold down the YouTube app icon from some seconds.

3.    Remove your finger when the apps start wiggling.

4.    Tap on the small ‘X’ appears on the icon.

5.    Tap the ‘Delete’ option, when prompted.

YouTube app will uninstall from your iOS device. After uninstalling the app, it can still be accessed from the browsers. To block completely, you need to block it from there too.

Block YouTube app from reinstalling on an iOS device:

1.    Go to the ‘Settings’ of your iPhone.

2.    Find ‘General’ and tap on it.

3.    Tap ‘Restrictions’ ...
... in the middle of general settings.

4.    Insert your restrictions passcode. If the restrictions are not enabled, then tap ‘Enable Restrictions’ and set the passcode.

5.    Now, scroll through the listed options and find ‘Installing Apps.’

6.    Disable (White) the ‘Installing Apps’ switch.

Now, no one can download or install YouTube on your device without your permission, not only YouTube a single app can’t be installed.

Blocking YouTube from all browsers of an iOS device:

1.    Go to the ‘Settings’ of your iPhone.

2.    Find ‘General’ and tap on it.

3.    Tap ‘Restrictions’ in the middle of general settings.

4.    Insert your restrictions passcode.

5.    Go to the ‘ALLOW CONTENT’ section.

6.    Select ‘Websites.’

7.    Tap on ‘Limit Adult Content’ option.

8.    Under ‘NEVER ALLOW,’ select ‘Add a Website…’

9.    In the Website field, type the URL ‘www.youtube.com.’

10.    Then tap ‘Done’ on your screen keyboard.

11.    Close ‘Settings’.

YouTube is now blocked in all the web browsers of your iPhone or iPad. Hence, it is completely blocked from your iOS device.

How to block YouTube completely on an Android device

You need to install some apps to disable YouTube completely in your Android device. Download ‘BlockSite’ to block YouTube app and site. Search for the app on Google Play Store you’ll easily find them. After installing the app, follow these steps.

1.    Open ‘BlockSite’ app.

2.    Turn on Accessibility for the BlockSite in Android settings.

3.    After that, tap ‘+’ button.

4.    In the Web address field, type the address ‘www.youtube.com.’

5.    Tap the ‘Check’ icon.

6.    Again, tap ‘+’ button.

7.    Switch to ‘App’ tab.

8.    Find ‘YouTube’ and select it.

YouTube app and website both are blocked in your Android device. Now open the ‘Norton Lock’ app, password protect both the apps with the screen instructions.

Source :- https://mcafee-activate-en.com/how-to-block-youtube-on-a-mobile/

Kellie minton is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at mcafee.com/activate , and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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I am a Blogger and Designer .My interests range from technology to design. I am also interested in programming and education.

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