How Do you Turn On/Off Parental Controls on Netflix


If you want to prevent your child from seeing Adults Movie on Netflix, you can set Parental Controls. It has some restriction level to control some age group of people. Depending on your need you can set anyone. Read this article to know more details about this topic.

How to Set a Parental Control on Netflix?

Every primary account holder has two options to control their account.

  1. Account Level (Hard Controls:

Account Level allows you to set a four-digit PIN. If you play any Movie or TV Show, you should enter the PIN.

  1. Profile Level (Soft Controls):

Profile Level allows you to set a particular profile to control the Movies and TV Shows. It will available for Maturity Level.

How to Set Profile Level Parental Controls on Netflix Account?

  1. Go to “Netflix.com” on any browser, Mobile or Mac. Then sign in to your account.
  2. Next, tap on the “Manage Profiles”.
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  3. Now, you just click the “Profile” which you want to set. To open “Settings”, tap on the icon.
  4. Then you have to select Preferred Maturity Level under allowed TV shows and movies.
  5. Every profile let you allow accessing the maturity levels.
  •         For Little kids only – watch movies and TV shows matchable for all ages.
  •         For older kids and below – watch movies and TV shows matchable for older kids.
  •         For teens and below – watch movies and TV shows matchable for Teens.
  •         All Maturity Levels – watch movies and TV shows and also mature content.

Note: The primary account holders profile is only set for all Maturity Levels and Teens&Below.

  1. Finally, tap on “Save” button. It will be changed after 8 hours only.

Note: If you want to see the Parental Control changes quickly, you should sign out of your Netflix account. Then Sign in to your account.

How to set Account Level Parental Controls on Netflix Account?

If you want to restrict Maturity Level of content for the whole account, you should set a PIN. It won’t allow the Children to watch the content.

  1. Go to “Netflix.com” on any browser, Mobile or Mac. Then sign in to your account.
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  2. Under “Settings”, you have to choose the link for “Parental Controls”.
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  3. Then, you will enter your Netflix Account Password.
  4. Now, enter your PIN. It must be four digit number and then don’t use the numbers.
  5. Set the PIN for Protection Level. And you can get options and choose it.
  •         Little Kids
  •         Older Kids
  •         Teens
  •         Adults

How to Disable/ Turn Off the PIN from Parental Controls on Netflix Account?

If you don’t want to PIN, you can easily remove it.

  1. Go to “Netflix Account Page” on your mobile or computer.
  2. In the “Settings”, select the link for Parental Controls.
  3. Then enter your Netflix Account password.
  4. Tap “Continue”. Then set the restriction level to “Adults”. Click on the “Save” button.
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