YouTube: Here’s How to Hold Messages for Review During Livestreams

"Potentially inappropriate messages" will be held for review

"Potentially inappropriate messages" will be held for review.

Last fall, YouTube launched a “hold for review” feature in its livestreaming service, YouTube Live. When a creator turns this feature on, YouTube will automatically hold “potentially inappropriate messages” sent during livestreams for their review. Our guide will show you how to turn this feature on from within the YouTube mobile application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the YouTube app on iOS.

Step 1: Tap your profile picture in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap “Settings.”

Step 3: Scroll down and tap “Live chat.”

Step 4: Tap the toggle next to “Hold for review” to turn on the “hold for review” feature.