How to Turn off Parental Controls on iPhone?

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Apple has launched parental controls (called Restrictions on iOS 11, renaming Screen Time on iOS 12/13), to enable you to manage all features on your child’s iPhone. You can block specific content and apps, restrict the settings from change, and limit the phone usage time. If you have enabled parental controls, and want to know how to turn off parental controls on iPhone, you find the right place. This article is going to introduce 2 ways for different situations

How to Turn off Parental Controls on iPhone with Passcode?

If you remember your current parental controls passcode, it will be easy for you to disable it. Here are the steps to turn off Restrictions and Screen Time.

1. Turn off Restrictions on iOS 11 or Earlier

Step 1: Open the "Settings", and go to "General".
Step 2: Tap on "Restrictions". Enter your current Restrictions passcode.
Step 3: Tap on "Disable Restrictions" and re-enter the passcode to vertify, then the Restrictions will be disabled.

2. Turn off Screen Time on iOS 12/13

Step 1: Open the "Settings", then tap on "Screen Time".
Step 2: Click the "Turn Off Screen Time" option, and enter your Screen Time passcode.
Step 3: Tap on "Turn Off Screen Time" again. Then the Screen Time will be disabled.

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How to Turn off Parental Controls on iPhone without Passcode?

Parental controls feature an independent passcode, which is different from the password for unlocking your iPhone. In case you have forgotten the parental controls passcode on iPhone, you won’t be able to access the locked apps and settings. If you can't figure out how to turn off parental controls on iPhone without a passcode, please check out our top tips by using iMyFone LockWiper! It will provide you the easiest way to remove your forgotten passcode without losing data.

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Key features of iMyFone LockWiper:

  • Easily recover Restrictions passcode and remove Screen Time passcode on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
  • Remove all screen locks from your disabled or broken iPhone, iPad, iPod in a few minutes.
  • It can also remove the iCloud account and Apple ID in no time.
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Step 1: Choose “Unlock Screen Time Passcode”, and connect your iPhone to PC.

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Case 1: Recover Restrictions passcode on iOS 11 or Earlier.

Step 2: Tap on "Start to Unlock" to proceed.

Start to Unlock

Step 3: LockWiper shows your current Restrictions passcode.

Finish Recovering

Case 2: Remove Screen Time passcode on iOS 12/13.

Step 2: Tap on "Start to Unlock" to proceed.

Start to Unlock

Step 3: LockWiper removes the Screen Time passcode completely.

Finish Removing


The parental controls help you to monitor the phone usage on your children’s iPhone, and enable you to control all features. This article introduces how to turn off parental controls on iPhone for two different situations. If you cannot remember your passcode, iMyFone LockWiper will be your best choice to remove parental controls. Most important of all, it keeps all of your files complete and safe.