According to the TikTok Terms, you must be at least 13 years old to use the platform. However, users below 18 years have some restrictions on using the platform to protect their privacy.
Recently, many users have reported that they’re unable to view content on TikTok. It shows an error that says “This post Is age-protected” even if they’re 18+.
This issue has frustrated the users and they’re now complaining and looking for a fix on Twitter.
Here are some possible fixes you can try.
How to Fix Post Unavailable Age Protected On Tiktok
Turn off Restricted Mode:
Step 1: Launch the TikTok app on your device and head into your profile section by tapping Profile in the bottom right corner of the home screen.
Step 2: Tap the three-lined menu icon in the top-right corner of the interface.
Step 3: Tap Settings and privacy.
Step 4: Select the Digital Wellbeing option under the CONTENT & ACTIVITY section.
Step 5: Select the Restricted Mode option and then tap “Turn off Restricted mode”. Now you will be asked to enter a passcode to confirm your decision.
The passcode will be the same that was used at the time of the activation of restricted mode on your TikTok account. If you are a teenager and your parents have set the passcode, you may consider asking them about it.
The restricted mode will be deactivated as soon as you enter the correct passcode. Afterward, you will be able to view all types of content on TikTok without any restrictions.