How To Turn Off Apple Music Restrictions (Explicit Content!)

apple music restrictions for explicit content

Apple Music restrictions for Explicit content

Are you looking for a way to turn off Apple Music restrictions in order to be able to play songs with explicit content? You might have to go the other way around in iOS 16. Enable Content Restrictions in order to be able to turn On Explicit content in Apple Music!

Apple Music Explicit Content Not Available?

This issue has been reported by Jaxson:

“I’m not able to listen to songs with explicit content in Apple Music. I haven’t enabled any restrictions! Am I missing something?”

We’ve found similar complaints on Reddit:

“I cannot listen to explicit music anymore despite not having any restrictions to my account.”

The Apple Music error popup reads:
This item can’t be played because it contains explicit content.
To play this item, allow explict content for Music in Restrictions.”

How To Turn Off Apple Music Restricted Content

If you’re not able to listen to explicit content in Apple Music proceed as follows:
how to turn off apple music restrictions

  • 1. Open Settings and tap on Screen Time.
  • 2. Tap on Content & Privacy Restrictions.
  • 3. Turn On Content & Privacy Restrictions.
  • 4. Go for Content Restrictions.
  • 5. Tap on Music, Podcasts, News, Fitness and select Explicit.

Have you managed to turn off Apple Music restrictions? Do you have a better solution or other problems to report? Share your feedback in the comments.

Related: For more iOS 16.1 problems and available workarounds please check our extended review.