Force minimum YouTube Restricted Mode

Enforces a minimum Restricted Mode on YouTube and prevents users from picking a less restricted mode.

Set to 'Strict' to enforce Strict Restricted Mode on YouTube.

Set to 'Moderate' to enforce the user to only use Moderate Restricted Mode and Strict Restricted Mode on YouTube. They can't disable Restricted Mode.

Set to 'Off' or don't configure this policy to not enforce Restricted Mode on YouTube. External policies such as YouTube policies might still enforce Restricted Mode.

Policy options mapping:

* Off (0) = Do not enforce Restricted Mode on YouTube

* Moderate (1) = Enforce at least Moderate Restricted Mode on YouTube

* Strict (2) = Enforce Strict Restricted Mode for YouTube

Use the preceding information when configuring this policy.

Supported on: Microsoft Edge version 77, Windows 7 or later

Force minimum YouTube Restricted Mode


  1. Do not enforce Restricted Mode on YouTube
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Edge
    Value NameForceYouTubeRestrict
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  2. Enforce at least Moderate Restricted Mode on YouTube
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Edge
    Value NameForceYouTubeRestrict
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  3. Enforce Strict Restricted Mode for YouTube
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Edge
    Value NameForceYouTubeRestrict
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2


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