Is There a Default Restrictions Passcode for iPhone? [Solved]

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The iPhone is packed full of lots of little features to make things easier for users. One such feature is the restrictions passcode. It enables parents to manage which features, apps, and content their kids can and can't access on the iPhone or iPad.

The problem is that it gets in the way sometimes, especially if you forget it. So, is there an iPhone restrictions passcode default you can rely on? The short answer is no, but there are options if you forget or want to change your passcode.

How to Remove the Restrictions Passcode without Knowing Password?

Restore Your iPhone via iTunes - You'll Lose All of your Data

A factory reset of an iPhone will remove all of the data and settings from your device, re-installing the latest version of the iOS. Start out by ensuring that you've already got the latest version of iTunes on your computer ready.

Step 1. Open up iTunes on your computer and connect your device to the computer with the syncing cable. Choose the device when it appears on the screen in iTunes to open up the settings and move on to the next step.

Step 2. Click on "Restore iPhone" beside "Check for Update".

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Step 3. Then confirm the restoration. iTunes will then completely erase the device, including the iPhone restrictions default password, and install the latest operating system software. You can then set up the device as new and get back to using your phone without delay.

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Note

After the above steps, if you want to restore your iPhone from a backup, you must ensure there is no passcode in the backup, or you'll find the passcode is still there after restoring from that backup.

Use PinFinder to Recover iPhone - Without Losing Data

PinFinder is a fantastic free program that allows you to create backups of your iPhone, iPad, and iPod on your computer and get rid of restrictions and other passcodes without having to lose all your information. The program is completely free to use, works with Windows, Mac, and Linux, and doesn't keep your personal information. Here's how to use PinFinder with your own computer.

Step 1. Start by creating a backup of your iPhone with iTunes. If you're using iOS 12 then you will have to check "Encrypt iPhone Backup" for extra security.

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Step 2. Download and install the latest version of PinFinder for Windows/Mac/Linux and open the program. Accept the security alert to run the program if one appears. No need to worry about this application being a virus or anything like that.

Step 3. Let the program get to work and, within a few minutes, your restrictions passcode should appear on the screen of your computer.

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PinFiner is able to recover restrictions passcodes in lots of different situations, including encrypted backups, as long as you know the password that was used to encrypt the backup with iTunes when it was being made. Without this information, you may have to restore your device fully.

Bonus: iMyFone Umate Pro - the Ultimate iPhone Companion

Now that you know how to reset the restrictions passcode on your iPhone, it's time to look at other ways to improve your relationship with your device. iMyFone Umate Pro is the ultimate iPhone companion. This great app can speed up your phone, manage storage space, avoid privacy leaks, and do so much more. iMyFone Umate Pro is fully compatible with iOS 12 and receive lots of positive reviews from macworld.co.ukMakeuseof.com Cultofmac.com etc.

Features of iMyFone Umate Pro

  • Speed up iPhone

The main reason that your phone slows down and doesn't work how it should is the accumulation of junk files and temporary files. They slow down your phone and they need to go. iMyFone Umate Pro uses a unique cleaning technique to get rid of these invisible files and breathe new life into your phone.

  • Manage Storage

This program makes it easier for you to manage large files, apps, and photos. Create backups, compress photos to save space, delete files, and do so much more.

  • Avoid Privacy Leaks

Gadget lovers are waking up to the reality that their personal information isn't as private as they might have hoped. iMyFone Umate Pro allows you to permanently delete personal and private files from your phone - such as photos, videos, call history, contacts, 3rd party messages - in an effective and permanent manner to ensure no one gets access to them.

  • Safer than Factory Reset

iMyFone Umate Pro is a relatively safer choice than doing a standard factory reset on your phone. This step is highly recommended when selling or trading an old iPhone.

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Steps to Manage iPhone Storage

iMyFone Umate Pro lets you clean up data on your phone with a single click. It has several pre-programmed options and over 25 analytical technologies to securely delete useless data, free space on your phone, and speed it up.

  1. Connect the Device to your PC
  2. You should already have the software on your computer, but you still need to connect your device!

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  3. Scan Your Device
  4. The software features over 25 analyzing techniques to scan data and determine what can be safely erased. Click the "Quick Scan" button for a full analysis to see how much space can be cleared by deleting temporary files, junk files, large files, and compressing photos.

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  5. Clean Your Phone
  6. You'll see how much space you can save when the scan is over. Just click on the Clean button to get started. The software will also tell you how much space you could save with the other cleaning options if you so choose. If not, then just enjoy your cleaner, faster, phone!

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