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How to view NSFW pages and posts on Reddit?

We’re sure if you’re here you already know what NSFW means, but for the uninitiated, NSFW is short for Not Safe For Work. This label is used to identify content shared on social networks, especially Reddit and Tumblr, which can contain profanity, vulgarity, among other tones of content, that aren’t deemed safe to be opened and seen publicly.

Reddit is often called the front page of the internet as it amasses over 21 billion average screen views per month, from over 330 million monthly active users engaging in 130,000 communities that are often credited with making things viral on the internet. And the platform happens to have a considerable amount of NSFW content.

If you’re new to the platform and aren’t able to figure out how to view NSFW content on Reddit, here’s a simple guide that’ll help you do that. Users who want to disable NSFW content on Reddit will also find this guide useful.

Also read: What is Reddit karma? Seven ways to earn it

How to view NSFW pages on the Reddit app?

How to view NSFW pages and posts on Reddit app and website?

  • Tap on your profile picture on the top-left of the display.
  • Tap on Settings, located at the bottom of the menu.
  • Now tap on the toggle switch besides I’m over 18 years old (Show NSFW) so that it turns blue (as shown in the screenshot). It’s also recommended that you turn on the toggle switch beside the next option Blur NSFW Images when you’re at work or in a public space.

Your settings will be saved automatically. Go back to your homepage, and you should be able to view NSFW pages on Reddit. If you aren’t able to see it yet, go back and ensure if the Settings were saved and then restart your app.

How to view NSFW pages on the Reddit website via PC?

Step 1: Click on your profile name on the top-right of the screen. From the drop-down menu, click on User Settings.How to deactivate or delete your Reddit account? | Candid.Technology Step 2: Click on Feed Settings and then turn on the toggle switch to the right of Adult Content option. It’s also recommended that you turn on the toggle switch beside the next option Safe browsing mode when you’re at work or in a public space. Safe browsing mode will blur any NSFW content until you click to view the image, video or link.How to view NSFW pages and posts on Reddit app and website? Also read: Top 11 subreddits to follow for tech enthusiasts

Bonus tip for those who wish to post NSFW content on Reddit

If you intend to post NSFW content via your profile, you must activate the NSFW toggle switch in your profile settings. If you don’t do this and post NSFW content, the chances are that your profile might get temporarily suspended or even banned from Reddit. Follow the steps below after logging in to your Reddit account via the website on PC.

Step 1: Click on your profile name on the top-right of the screen. From the drop-down menu, click on User Settings.

Step 2: Click on Profile and then turn on the toggle switch to the right of NSFW option.How to view NSFW pages and posts on Reddit app and website? Your changes will be saved automatically, and now you can freely post NSFW content while abiding by respective community rules.

Also read: How to deactivate your Reddit account?

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