Luckily, there is a simple trick that bypasses this small annoyance. Thanks to a couple crafty Redditors, we have two very useful tricks for getting around this.
Method #1: Staying on YouTube
If you want to stay on the official YouTube site, you can just remove the ‘watch?‘ in the URL and replace the ‘=’ sign with a ‘/’. For example:
This bypasses the restriction and lets you go straight to watching the video without the age confirmation.
Method #2: Going Off YouTube
If you don’t mind being redirected to a different site, you can instead add “nsfw” in front of YouTube in the URL.
This takes you to a site dedicated, as the name suggests, to letting you watch YouTube’s NSFW side to your heart’s content.