"I was trying to change my iPhone settings, and I entered my iOS password without a problem and then was asked to enter a Restrictions Passcode. What’s that? How did it get set?”
Your iPhone allows you to block various items on your device by using restrictions passcode, which provides protection for your restrictions settings, so unauthorized users cannot access or change them. It is mainly used to keep your kids away from inappropriate content that they may access on your device. Your iPhone restrictions passcode makes you configure the items that are to be blocked on the device. But it’s normal that you forget the password after sometimes, and Apple hasn't set up a fail safe for turning off restrictions when you forget the restrictions password on your iPhone or iPad; but don’t worry, in the following article, you are going to learn in detail how to reset the restrictions passcode from your iPhone.
Forgot Restrictions Passcode, Recover without iTunes, No Date Lost
There have been many users who complained that their iPhone asked them to enter a restrictions passcode but they have forgotten at all, how to reset it? iMyFone LockWiper has upgraded the new feature to solve the headache of forgetting restriction passcode from the iOS devices, providing you a sure-fire way to recover it， so you can either turn off or reset the restriction passcode on your iPhone. You don’t need to waste time in backup, but just following 4 simple steps, and waiting a few minutes, the software will recover the restrictions passcode, without losing any data of your iPhone.
LockWiper recover iPhone Restrictions Passcode
- Unlock the restrictions passcode of your iOS devices with 100% successful rate.
- Unlock the restrictions passcode without losing any data.
- Available with very simple and quick process for every user.
- Multifunctional software: remove restrictions/screen time passcode, iCloud ID and screen password.
If you are unable to unlock your restrictions passcode by yourself, and wish to remove it without erasing any data on your iPhone or iPad, iMyFone LockWiper is exactly what you need. It can successfully remove the restrictions passcode from your iPhone, while ensuring your data is intact. Don't worry about forgetting restrictions passcode anymore, get help now to recover it with this software. You should follow these simple steps to use:
Step 1: Launch iMyFone LockWiper on your computer and choose "Unlock screen time passcode" mode.
Step 2: Connect your iPhone/ iPad/ iPod Touch to your computer with a USB cable.
Step 3: Click "Start to Unlock" button to proceed.
Step 4: The software finishes recovering, and shows you the current restrictions passcode of your device.
Forgot Restrictions Passcode, Unlock with iTunes, Data Lost
In order to reset a restrictions passcode on iPhone or iPad with iTunes, you must reset the entire iPhone or iPad to factory settings and set it up as a new, meaning it will wipe and erase everything on the device. All content, pictures, movies, notes, contacts, everything will be removed with the restrictions passcode. Please follow the following guide:
- Connect your iPhone to a computer with a USB cable.
- Update the iTunes to the latest version.
- Go to “Summary“ and click “Restore iPhone”.
- There will be a update interface where you need to confirm restoring.
- iTunes will download the latest iOS version and reset your iPhone
- After that, you will be able to use your device without restrictions password on your iPhone.
Keep in mind this process will format and erase the device for removing the restrictions passcode, all files on the device will be lost. It's useless to back up on your iTunes or iCloud, cause restoring from iTunes or iCloud will also restore the restrictions passcode. So please make sure that you back up your important data, like photos, contacts, multimedia data, on your PC, before starting the process. The whole process is a bit of a waste of time, and complicated to operate. If you want an easier way, iMyFone LockWiper will be your best choice for much easier operation without any technical difficulty, and no worry about losing data.
The iPhone restrictions passcode keeps your restricted contents or settings from unauthorized users, and in this article we tell you two elaborate approaches to remove the restrictions passcode when you forget it. We hope that these help to you.