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Change SafeSearch settings on a mobile device

The Yahoo SafeSearch feature is designed to filter out explicit, inappropriate, and adult-oriented content from Yahoo Search results. From a mobile device, you can change the filter's sensitivity level.

  1. Sign in to Yahoo.
  2. Search any term to get to a Yahoo Search results page.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page.
  4. Tap Settings.
  5. Under "SafeSearch," tap the drop-down menu.
  6. Tap Strict, Moderate, or Off, based on your preference.
  7. Tap Done.
  8. Tap Save.
    • If you chose "Off", you're prompted to confirm you're at least 18, and understand the conditions of use.
  9. Tap I Accept.

  By default - SafeSearch is set to "Moderate."

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