TikTok Restricted Mode: How To Turn Off Restricted Mode On TikTok

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TikTok Restricted Mode: How To Turn Off Restricted Mode On TikTok

Wondering how to turn off the restricted mode on TikTok? We have got you covered!

Lately, many TikTok users have been complaining that their account is in Restricted Mode out of the blue. In other words, their account is in the restricted mode without them opting for it. If you are also one of them, you may be wondering how to turn it off.


In this post, we will show you how to turn off Restricted Mode on TikTok, so you can indulge yourself in whatever content you please.

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How To Turn Off Restricted Mode On TikTok?

In TikTok's own words, a restricted mode is an option at the account settings level that limits the appearance of content that may not be appropriate for all audiences. However, in this case, users suddenly went into restricted mode without opting for it. It's probably a glitch and we hope TikTok will fix it soon.

In the meantime, we will show you how to turn off the restricted mode on TikTok, so you can watch your favourite content without any delay. Here is what you need to do:

  1. Open TikTok and enter your passcode.
  2. Go to your profile tab.
  3. Tap the 3-line menu in the top right.
  4. Scroll down, and click Digital wellbeing.
  5. Select Restricted mode, and enter your passcode to turn it off.

There you have it! Now you are officially out of the "kids mode" and can watch any videos on TikTok in peace, without any restriction.

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How To Turn Off Restricted Mode On TikTok Without Password?

There are some users who have been affected by the glitch who do not know their passwords. And without a password, they are unable to get into their account, let alone turn off the restricted mode. It's just like locking yourself out of your house and being unable to get in because you don't have the key.


If you are one of them, we will show you how to turn off the restricted mode on TikTok without a password. Well, you can't turn it off without a password, but we will help you find your password, so you can get yourself out of this mess.

The easiest and simplest way to get into your account is to do a password reset. To do this when you aren’t already logged in:

  1. Tap Sign up.
  2. Tap Log in at the bottom of the page.
  3. Select Use phone / email / username.
  4. Choose Email / Username.
  5. Tap Forgot password?
  1. Choose to reset the password with a Phone number or Email.

Once you receive the password reset email/text from TikTok, follow the steps mentioned in it to create a new password, and you’re sorted. Afterwards, follow the steps in the section above to turn off the restricted mode.

If it didn't work for you, you may have to contact TikTok support for assistance. You can do this via Twitter or Instagram, or even try sending them a message through their feedback form. Hope it helps!