Didn’t like the Tumblr Safe Mode and want to turn if Off? This post is specially written for you. Here, I will briefly explain how you can turn off the Tumblr Safe Mode on different devices. Additionally, I will cover everything you need to learn about this mode on Tumblr.
About Tumblr Safe Mode
Tumblr is a popular, but not so mainstream social networking platform. The users use Tumblr to share their creations, memes, gifs, arts and other such things with the audience. There is a lot of NSFW (Not Safe For Work) content available on Tumblr. This content is usually rated as 18+ on the internet. But, on Tumblr, it freely roamed along with the regular posts. To filter out this content, the company decided to launch a new mode. This mode was termed Safe Mode, and it filtered out all the adult and notorious content that isn’t suitable for viewing by the children and pre-teens.
The step was a good measure by Tumblr as for society. However, a lot of users didn’t like Safe Mode. They didn’t want to see the filtered content and wanted their old Tumblr feeds back. But, Tumblr didn’t guide them properly. So, I will guide you on this properly in a step-wise manner. I will explain to you how you can turn off the Tumblr Safe Mode on Android Mobile, iPhone, iPad, or PC. I will even explain how you can turn it off without even needing a Tumblr account.
1. Some Quick Tips to Remember About Tumblr Safe Mode
Here are steps to follow:-
Tip-1: The Safe Mode is turned on by default for all the users. You have to turn it off manually.
Tip-2: If your age is under 18 years according to the Date of Birth mentioned by you Tumblr, then you cannot Turn Off the Safe Mode. You have until you complete 18 years of age officially and then you can browse through the real Tumblr.
Tip-3: The settings for the Tumblr Safe Mode are not synced across your devices. So, you have to alter the settings on all your devices and computers separately.
Tip-4: When you have signed in and turned off the Tumblr Safe Mode, then you will lose access to the NSFW content as soon as you sign out. But, you can sign back in to regain access.
Tip-5: You can use your Facebook or Google account to log in to Tumblr if you don’t have a Tumblr account.
How to Turn Off Tumblr Safe Mode on Android?
If you are using the Tumblr app on your android mobile, you can directly turn off the safe mode from the app. Using the steps mentioned below, you can turn off the Tumblr Safe Mode easily. Follow these steps in order to learn the process:
Step-1: Download and Install the Tumblr app from the Play Store, if you don’t already have it.
Step-2: Launch the Tumblr app, and tap on the Account icon.
Step-3: Next, go to Settings by tapping on the ‘gear-shaped icon.’
Step-4: Now go to General Settings, and then tap on Filtering.
Step-5: Finally, toggle the switch present next to Safe Mode to turn it off.
The Safe Mode is turned off on your android device now. You can easily access all the content on Tumblr now, including NSFW.
How to Turn Off Tumblr Safe Mode on iOS?
If you have an iPhone or iPad, you will not get the option to turn off the Tumblr Safe Mode directly from the Tumblr app. Instead, you have to turn it off from the Settings app. Follow these steps in order to learn the process:
Step-1: Go to the Settings app from the Home screen.
Step-2: Now scroll down, find and then tap on Tumblr.
Step-3: Next, you will see Safe Mode under the Tumblr Settings, tap on it.
Step-4: Finally, tap on ‘Don’t Hide Anything‘ option to turn the Safe Mode off.
The Safe Mode is turned off on your iOS device now. You can easily access all the content on Tumblr now, including NSFW.
How to Turn Off Tumblr Safe Mode on PC?
If you want to turn off the Tumblr Safe mode using your computer, you will have to sign in using your account. Follow these steps in order to learn the process:
Step-1: Launch your browser, preferably Chrome and visit Tumble.com on it.
Step-2: Log in to your Tumblr account and then click on the Account icon.
Step-3: Now go to Settings and switch to the Filtering section.
Step-4: Here, just turn the switch present next to Safe Mode to Off position.
The Safe Mode is turned off on your computer now. You can easily access all the content on Tumblr now, including NSFW.
How to Turn Off Tumblr Safe Mode Without an Account?
If you want to access a particular Tumblr blog but it is marked as NSFW but you don’t have an account to turn off the Tumblr Safe Mode, you can take help from some websites that can let you use Tumblr by avoiding the restrictions applied by Tumblr. You will not need any account neither on Tumblr nor on the website for this purpose. Just visit the site, access the blog and have fun. I’m listing here the 2 best websites that will serve this purpose.
TumblViewr is a great website to access Tumblr blogs without any restrictions. It has a clean and lightweight user interface for a smooth browsing experience. You just have to type the name of any blog and it will load a number of photos and GIFs as the thumbnails for results. Then go through these and see what you were finding. You can load the full resolution image by clicking on the thumbnail.
GramUnion is another amazing website to access any Tumblr blog without the limitations and without an account. Just insert the name of the blog in the bar, and it will present to you a list of results. You can even filter out the results by media format and even use hashtags to find certain posts. The UI of this website is very pleasing to the eyes.
Done. That’s all for this guide. Hope I helped you. For any queries, doubts or suggestions, feel free to use the comment box and I’ll respond as soon as possible.