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How to Disable YouTube Try the YouTube Kids App Popup

Here's a simple way to hide the YouTube "Try the YouTube Kids App" popup that shows up on the main screen. Please note that this may also block other types of popups that YouTube uses.

YouTube Popup Try The Kids App


Get an Ad Blocker


To block the popup, you'll need an ad blocker extension or plug-in for your browser. If you don't already have one, you can get one from your browser's extension/plug-in page. I recommend ┬ÁBlock Origin for either Chrome or Firefox. Any one that supports the AdBlock Plus filter syntax will work.


Adding a Custom Filter


Once you have the ad blocker installed, you'll need to add two lines to the custom filter section. You can do this in the "My filters" section of uBlock, which can be found depending on your browser at:

Chrome
More Tools > Extensions > uBlock Origin Options > My filters

Firefox
Add-ons > Extensions > uBlock Origin Options > Show Dashboard > My filters

Add this filter on its own line (copy and paste it) and then hit "Apply changes":

www.youtube.com##.ytd-popup-container
You shouldn't need to restart your browser.


Reverting Back


If you want to revert back to allowing YouTube live chat, you'll just have to remove the filter from your custom filters.
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Comments (2)

JB   Aug 26, 2019
Ooooops!! Spoke too soon...This also disables You Tube notifications button.
JB   Aug 25, 2019
Works gtreat. Thanks!
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