How it works
This extension uses some API tricks to access age-restricted videos from YouTube anonymously. As a fallback (in case that the API bypass methods does not work) an open source Account Proxy Server is used. This allows you to watch all types of age-restricted videos on YouTube and YouTube Music without age verification and without the need to be signed in.
All videos will be unlocked automatically!
You have two options depending on the browser you use. You can install the script as a Userscript in all popular browsers or as a Browser Extension in some supported browsers listed below.
The Age Restriction Bypass for Youtube™ extension is currently available for Firefox and Edge.
If you use another browser (e.g. Google Chrome), install the Userscript below.
Install Simple YouTube Age Restriction Bypass by clicking this link.
No further actions are necessary. All age restricted videos are automatically unlocked. Make sure you reload YouTube after installation.
In order to unlock some video information, requests are handled through a proxy server. On the server side, the request will be authenticated with the credentials of an age-verified account at YouTube. The source code of the proxy server can be found here.
No credentials are sent from your YouTube account! The only info that the proxy server receives from you is the Video-ID and some non-user related information like the version of the YouTube website. The used proxy server at
youtube-proxy.zerody.one does not log IP-Adresses or Video-IDs. If you have set a different proxy server instance, then the operator's log policies apply.
To have an overview of the number of requests and possible problems, anonymous usage statistics are collected. These statistics are also not user-related and can be found here.
For some videos it is necessary to route the video data files (hosted at
The following browsers are supported:
And many more!
Bromite supports userscripts natively. The script can be installed via Settings > User Scripts.
1. Clone the repository
git clone https://github.com/zerodytrash/Simple-YouTube-Age-Restriction-Bypass.git
2. Install Dependencies
Run this command at the root folder to install the required dependencies:
3. Run Build Script
Build the userscript and extension:
npm run build
Simple-YouTube-Age-Restriction-Bypass.user.js and extension should now be located in the