Forgot Restrictions Passcode? How to Reset iPhone Restrictions Passcode?

Forgot Restrictions Passcode? How to Reset iPhone Restrictions Passcode?
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Forgot Restrictions Passcode? How to Reset iPhone Restrictions Passcode?

Q: Forgot restrictions password

"I have forgotten restrictions password, how do you reset it?"

iPhone restrictions passcode is an excellent feature, it can prevent users from making many changes to the iDevices settings. Then you are allowed to disable all sorts of iOS functions, including some apps and content types, and prevent making in-app purchases or buying from the App Store.


Therefore, if you forget the restrictions password in iOS? How can you reset a forgotten Restrictions passcode on iPhone or iPad? Or how to bypass restrictions on iPhone?

The iOS Restrictions passcode is different from the general iOS device passcode that locks down the screen. So, if you can't come up with the password, the device must be erased.

To solve this problem that you forgot apple restrictions passcode on iPhone, here are the best solution for you to reset it.


How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone and iPad?

How to Reset Restriction Password via iTunes?


How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone and iPad?

Step 1 Backup your iPhone data first to prevent data loss.

To finish this step, you may need a tool called Toolkit - iOS Data Backup & Restore, because if you restore from an iTunes (local computer) or iCloud (Apple's servers) backup, it still need you to provide the iPhone restrictions passcode, so this tool can help you backup your iPhone data directly without iTunes or iCloud.


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Step 2 Erase your iPhone Data

Open the “Settings” app on the iPhone or iPad, then go to “General”, and scroll down to choose “Reset”> “Reset All Content and Settings” to erase everything on the iPhone or iPad completely, then all your pictures, contacts, notes, apps etc. will be lost in order to remove the restrictions passcode.



How to Reset Restriction Password via iTunes?

Step 1 Ensure that "Find my iPhone" is off, and backup your iPhone. (See how to backup your iPhone/iPad data, you can refer to the first part)

Step 2 Connect your iPhone to your computer using a USB cable and open iTunes.

Step 3 Go to the "Summary" tab, then click on "Restore iPhone."



Step 4 Click on “Restore” again to confirm.



Step 5 In the "Update Window" click "Next", and "Agree."



Step 6 Wait while iTunes downloads the latest iOS and restores iPhone.



And now you'll be able to access your device without the restriction passcode.

Tips: Resetting the Restrictions Passcode on iPhone/iPad if you remember the password

Step 1 Tap on Settings > General > Restrictions on your devices.



Step 2 Enter your existing Passcode.



Step 3 When you tap on Disable Restrictions, you will be asked to enter your Passcode again.





Step 4 Now, when you "Enable Restrictions" again, you will be asked to enter a new passcode.