How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPad Pro/Air/Mini?

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Hi, I forgot my restrictions passcode on my iPad, how can I reset it? Please help, your suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Restrictions on iPad is a special feature that allows iOS users to prevent making certain changes to the device. You can use this feature to disallow certain content types, stop certain functionalities, prevent making in-app purchases, etc. You need Restrictions passcode in order to use this feature. If you forgot the Restrictions passcode, then there are ways to reset it.

Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPad without Computer

The process to reset Restrictions passcode on iPad without computer is quite straightforward if you remember the passcode that you use for implementing Restrictions. You will simply need to access the Restrictions feature via your iPad’s Settings app, provide your Restrictions passcode, and then simply reset it by following the on-screen instructions.

Step 1. Open Settings app on your iPad. And navigate to General > Restrictions.


Step 2. Input your existing Restrictions passcode.

Step 3. Now simply choose the option called Disable Restrictions. You will need to input the passcode again to proceed.

Now the next time you Enable Restrictions, you will be able to set a new passcode.

Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPad with Computer

Following are some ways to reset restrictions passcode if you don't remember it:

Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPad without Restoring

iMyFone Umate Pro is a professional iOS device data erasing software that will help you reset Restrictions passcode on your iPad without restoring. This software is mainly designed to help iOS users erase any type of data from their iOS device permanently, including the forgotten restrictions passcode. To reset Restrictions passcode, you will need to use Erase All Data mode of Umate Pro. It will completely reset your iPad, along with Restrictions passcode. So, it is recommended that you back up your data first before proceeding to reset your restrictions passcode.

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Steps to Reset iPad Restrictions Passcode via iMyFone Umate Pro

Step 1. Open iMyFone Umate Pro on your computer and connect your iPad.

Step 2. Select Erase All Data mode and click on Erase button.

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Step 3. Choose a security level and type 'delete' to confirm, then click on Erase Now button to reset your iPad Restrictions passcode.

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Reset iPad Restrictions Passcode with iTunes

You can also reset your Restrictions passcode with iTunes. The process may seem a bit lengthy:

Step 1. Connect your iPad to your computer. And launch iTunes if it’s not already launched on your computer.

Step 2. Once iTunes is launched and your iPad is detected, turn off your iPad.

Step 3. To boot your iPad into recovery mode, press the Home and Power buttons and hold both buttons for at least ten seconds. Once you see Apple logo on the screen, release both buttons. Your iPad will be booted into recovery mode and iTunes will recognize it.


Step 4. Now click on the Restore iPad option in iTunes to begin the reset process. Your iPad will automatically reboot once the process completes.


Remove Restrictions Passcode on iPad

You can also reset your iPad with iMyFone LockWiper. It will remove and reset Restrictions passcode as well. This tool is very effective to handle the lost restrictions passcode situations for every user. If you are unable to unlock your restrictions password with the manual method by going to the settings and recovering it with complete process, this software will be very helpful in such situations.

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Steps to Restrictions Passcode on iPad without Restoring

Step 1. Connect your iPad to your computer via USB cable. And launch iMyFone LockWiper.

Step 2. Click Start button on the home interface. Now you will need to put your iPad into DFU mode. Choose ‘Other iDevices’ and then follow the on-screen instructions on how to put your iPad into DFU mode.

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Step 3. Once your iPad is in DFU mode, you will need to download the compatible firmware.

Step 4. After the download completion, click on ‘Start to Verify’ and then click on ‘Start Unlock’ option.

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Just in a few minutes, the Restrictions passcode will be removed from your device and you will be able to set your new passcode for your iPad.

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