Using parental controls for YouTube on BlueSky TV

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Learn how to setup parental controls for YouTube on BlueSky TV. There are a few different ways to use parental controls for YouTube on BlueSky TV; access to the app can be fully restricted via BlueSky TV parental controls, or a restricted mode may be enabled in the YouTube app itself to restrict content therein.

 

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\We offer a child-friendly version of the YouTube app for BlueSky TV called YouTube Kids. This app provides a version of the service oriented towards children, with curated selections of content and parent control features. See Using YouTube Kids on BlueSky TV for more information.

     

 

BlueSky TV parental controls

Restrict access to the YouTube app using the Application Lock setting in BlueSky TV parental controls. For more information on using BlueSky TV parental controls, see BlueSky TV - Parental Controls.

 

Application Lock

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote
  2. Select Settings
  3. Select Parental Controls
  4. Select Application Locks
  5. Enable YouTube

    Application Lock

     

  6. A parental control PIN will now be required to access the YouTube app.

Related: BlueSky TV - Parental Controls

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YouTube restricted mode

Restrict content from within YouTube using the “Restricted Mode” provided by YouTube: Restricted mode hides videos that may contain inappropriate content flagged by YouTube. Note that a parental control PIN is not required to enable or disable restricted mode in the YouTube app.

 

  1. Open the YouTube app on BlueSky TV
  2. Select Settings from the side menu
  3. Highlight Restricted Mode and press OK on the remote to enable it

    YouTube Restricted Mode

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