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

Restrictions on iPad allow iPadOS 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.

However, you need an iPad Restrictions passcode to use this feature. If you forgot Restrictions passcode, then there are ways to reset it.

Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPad When You Forgot It

When you forgot iPad restrictions passcode, you can use iMyFone LockWiper to reset iPad restrictions passcode. This tool can help users to reset lost restriction passcode on their iPad in just 5 minutes.

lockwiper unlock iphone passcode

75,000,000+ Downloads

LockWiper Makes Things Much Easier

  • Unlock Restrictions passcode on iPad without losing any data
  • For iOS 11 and earlier versions: quickly recover Restrictions passcode, no tech required
  • For iOS 12 and later: instantly remove Restrictions (also called Screen Time) passcode in ONE minute
  • Various locks are supported to unlock without password, including Restrictions, Apple ID, iCloud account or lock screen.
  • Advantages: easy to use (a few clicks), quick to run (less than 10 minutes), high success rate (100%+)

Here is the video tutorial to reset restrictions passcode without iTunes with ease.

reset forgot restrictions passcode ipad

Now Download LockWiper to Recover Restrictions Passcode on iPad:

Step 1. Connect your iPad to your computer via USB cable. And launch iMyFone LockWiper. Hit the mode called "Unlock Screen Time Passcode".

reset forgot restrictions passcode ipad via lockwiper

Step 2. Click "Start to Unlock" button and wait for it to load your iPad data.

start to reset restriction passcode ipad

Step 3. When it finishes, LockWiper will start analyzing the Restrictions passcode. Finally, it will show you the passcode that was found.

reset successfully

With the passcode, you can go to "Settings > General > Restrictions" on your iPad to reset its passcode.

Note: If your iPad runs on iOS 12, LockWiper will immediately reset the Restrictions passcode on your iPad when you click "Start to Unlock". This won't cause any data loss.

Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPad (Remember Passcode)

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.

reset forgot restrictions passcode ipad via settings

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 iPad Restrictions Passcode with iTunes Restoring

You can also reset your Restrictions passcode with iTunes. Its "Restoring iPad" feature will reset your iPad data and settings, including the Restrictions passcode. So the biggest disadvantage of this way is that all your iPad data will be lost.

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.

reset restriction passcode ipad via itunes

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.

fix forgot restrictions passcode ipad via itunes

In total, there are 3 ways to reset restrictions passcode on iPad when you forget iPad restrictions passcode. You can choose the right method according to your situation. But iMyFone LockWiper as the simplest and most efficient method can help save your time and energy.