Hi friend, I lost the passcode of Restrictions, how can I turn off Restrictions on iPhone without resetting it? Please help, your suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Restrictions for iPhone/iPad is an amazing parental control feature provided by Apple which helps parents to set boundaries and limits as to what their children can access on their iDevice. However, this can turn around to be a pain in the butt should you forget the Restriction passcode. Want to turn off Restrictions on iPhone but don't know the password without resetting? In the event that you are in such a fix, read on to find some solutions you can try.

Best Way to Turn Off Restrictions on iPhone but Don't Know Password

Step 1. Recover Restrictions Passcode without Resetting

Though you cannot find back the Restrictions passcode directly on iPhone, but you can recover it on PC or Mac. With the easy-to-use iPhone unlocking tool called iMyFone LockWiper, you'll instantly find back the Restrictions passcode for your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. It supports all iOS versions and devices, including iOS 16.

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  • Quickly retrieve Restrictions passcode without losing any data.
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2 Steps to Find Back Restrictions Passcode on iPhone without Data Loss:

Step 1: Click the above trial buttons to download and install iMyFone LockWiper on your computer. Launch LockWiper and select the mode called "Unlock Screen Time Passcode".

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Step 2: Connect your iPhone to computer and click "Start to Unlock". It will start to connect your iPhone and then recover the passcode.

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When it's done, it will show you the Restrictions passcode set on your iPhone.

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Note: If your iPhone is running on iOS 12 or later, LockWiper will start removing the Restrictions passcode from iPhone when you click "Start to Unlock".

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Step 2. Use the Recovered Passcode to Turn off Restrictions

With the passcode found by iMyFone LockWiper iOS Unlocker, you can go to your iPhone and turn off the restrictions. Here are the steps:

  1. Go to the Settings app on your iPhone.
  2. Click on General.
  3. Tap Restrictions.
  4. Enter the passcode you just recovered using the above process.
  5. Select Disable Restrictions and re-enter the passcode to confirm.

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Tip. What Does Enable Restrictions Mean?

When you first set up Restrictions, you may ask what does enable restrictions mean? Restrictions work like parental controls, so you can restrict access to certain content and features. You can set restrictions so your children cannot listen to music or read book with explicit content, watch movies or TV shows with specific ratings, download apps with inappropriate age ratings. Here we will show you how to enable or disable Restrictions mode on your iOS device.

How to enable Restrictions on iPhone:

Step 1: Go to "Settings > General".
Step 2: Tap on "Restrictions > Enable Restriction".

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Step 3: Set up a Restriction passcode, and re-enter the passcode to vertify.

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How to disable Restrictions on iPhone

If you remember the Restrictions passcode you set before, you can easily turned it off.
Step 1: Go to "Settings > General > Restrictions". Enter your current Restrictions passcode.
Step 2: Tap on "Disable Restrictions", then enter Restrictions passcode.

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Now you can try to unlock your iPhone's Restrictions with the powerful tool iMyFone LockWiper. With the professional iOS unlock tool, you can unlock most of lock on your iDevices. Don't hesitate to have a try.

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