How to Enable NSFW on Reddit? What is NSFW on Reddit?

Reddit is a social network where people can share whatever content they want to share. Earlier, Twitter and Tumblr were believed to be the social network where sexually explicit content shared but Reddit has emerged as a new platform to have huge NSFW content. There are a million of users on Reddit and all users have different views about everything so Reddit gives them a platform to share their views on every topic. So users can share and view NSFW (Not Safe for Work” content which can be in every media format such as photo, video, GIFs, written, or any post. NSFW tagged posts may contain sensitive content including violence, nudity, and every content which is suitable for adults only.

Enable NSFW on Reddit

The default setting of Reddit hides NSFW content from your feed if you haven’t enabled it. To watch such content, you need to enable NSFW setting in Reddit. Several users don’t know how to enable NSFW on Reddit to watch media which contains sensitive NSFW content. You can enable it from the setting on Reddit. So you don’t need to be a tech-savvy to learn how to enable NSFW content on Reddit. The process of enabling adult content on Reddit is different according to your device i.e. smartphones and computers.

What is NSFW on Reddit?

As we said earlier in this post, NSFW is a short term of “Not Safe for Work”. The content which contains pornography or sexually explicit, violent, controversial which may not suitable for all the people is known as NSFW. Users can tag their posts as NSFW so other users can know and they can decide whether to watch it or not. People also use NSFW term while attaching media in email, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or any media message to let them warn about the media which carries sensitive content.

To watch NSFW content on Reddit or any other platform, you must be the age of 18 or older than 18.

How to Enable NSFW on Reddit

As we said in the introduction that process of enabling NSFW on varies according to the devices you use Reddit. So, we have provided step by step guide to enable NSFW on Reddit on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS.

How to enable NSFW on Reddit – Android and iOS

If you are using Reddit app on your Android or iOS device then you can easily enable NSFW by just heading to Settings page from the Reddit app and turn on the toggle that says “I’m over 18 years old” which will enable NSFW on Reddit. Follow the process given below to enable adult content on Reddit if you are using the Reddit website on your smartphone.

Step #1: Open Reddit’s website. Open Reddit on your phone’s browser and log in with your details, if you don’t have an account and then sign up to register.

Step #2: Then click on the three horizontal lines shown on the top-right corner.

Step #3: Click and open “Settings” shown in the drop-down menu

Step #4: Now scroll down and find “NSFW Content” section where you have to uncheck the box of “Hide images for NSFW/18+ content” by clicking on it.

Step #5: Scroll down more and you shall see “Content Options” and under that click and check the box beside “I am over eighteen years old and willing to view adult content”

Step #6: Click the box next to the “Include not safe for work (NSFW) search results in searches.”

Step #7: Lastly, save the changes you have made by clicking on the “save options” at the bottom.

How to Enable NSFW on Reddit: Windows or macOS (New Website)

The process of enabling NSFW on Windows or macOS browser is quite different from mobile phones. Learn here how to enable the settings is you are using Reddit on computer.

Step #1: Visit Reddit website on the browser on your Windows or Mac.

Step #2: Sign in with your registered email or password if you are Reddit user or else you can make an account on Reddit by signing up.

Step #3: Beneath your username or profile, you will see sub-menu when you click on the username.

Step #4: Select the “User Settings” from the sub-menu.

Step #5: Find “feed Settings” by scrolling down and under that you shall see “Adult Content” option.

Step #6: Click on the toggle next to “Adult Content” and enable NSFW on Reddit.

Important – Users can use the option to proactively blur and unblur NSFW content while they are scrolling their feed on the Reddit. We are not talking about while watching the content. This feature is a great option when you are surfing Reddit in a public place and you don’t want others to view NSFW content on your feed. To watch it you have to click on it to confirm that you are ready to watch it.

Final Words:

With these easy steps, you can enable and disable NSFW content on Reddit. But keep in mind that if you are 18 or older then only you are allowed to enable NSFW Reddit. Settings on every device may vary but you can identify by “Over 18 content”, “NSFW Content”, or “Adult Content”.

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