How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on the Latest iPhone 12 and iOS 14

Lisa OuUpdated by Lisa Ou / March 26, 2021 16:30

By setting restrictions passcode, you can block certain apps or functions on your iPhone. Unless you enter the correct iPhone restrictions passcode can you use all features. However, if you forgot the restrictions passcode, you are locked out of certain functions as well. During this time, you can reset restrictions passcode on iPhone with the following solutions.

This article introduces 6 ways to remove and reset the forgotten restrictions passcode on iPhone. You can bypass restrictions password with third-party and default tools. Considering some people can’t remember the old restrictions passcode, here are 2 different types of iPhone restrictions passcode resetting. You can choose the best screen time passcode resetting method based on your need.

How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on the Latest iPhone 12 and iOS 14
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Guide List

1. How to Reset iPhone Restrictions Passcode (Forgotten)

Restrictions passcode forgotten is the common question for most iPhone users. If you encounter the same question, you can do as the following paragraphs show.

Way 1: Best Way to Reset iPhone Restrictions Passcode without Data Loss

FoneLab iOS Unlocker is capable to find, remove and reset restrictions passcode on any iPhone and iOS version. You can get rid of a forgotten screen time password without losing data. The entire iPhone unlocking process is easy. After connecting iPhone to your computer, you can recover the restrictions passcode on iPhone within clicks. All your iPhone files and settings are safe.

  1. Reset iPhone restrictions passcode without data loss.
  2. Keep all your files in the original place after resetting the screen time passcode.
  3. Get out of the locked iPhone screen and Apple ID account.
  4. Bypass screen time restrictions passcode on the latest iPhone 12 and iOS 14.
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Step 1Free download, install, and launch the iPhone restrictions passcode reset software. Choose the Screen Time option. Use a USB cable to connect the iPhone to your computer.

unlocker interface

Step 2Turn off Find My iPhone on your iPhone first. Click the Start option to start removing the Screen Time passcode on iPhone.

screen time

Step 3In the Retrieve Restrictions passcode successfully screen, you can see the current restrictions passcode. You can use the original restrictions passcode to reset a new restrictions passcode. Click OK to exit the window. Later, you can restart iPhone without losing data.

retrieve screen time passcode ios 11

Way 2: How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone by Factory Reset

By performing a factory reset, you can remove all passwords and apps from your iPhone. Thus, you had better make an iPhone backup before resetting restrictions passcode on iPhone via factory reset. Make sure you have synced iPhone with iTunes on this computer before.  

Step 1Backup iPhone. Update iTunes to the latest version.

Step 2Plug iPhone into your computer with a lightning USB cable. Then run iTunes.

Step 3Find and click the Restore iPhone option.

Step 4Click Restore in the popping-up dialog.

Step 5In the iPhone Software Update screen, click Next and follow its wizard to restore iPhone and remove restrictions passcode.

iphone software update

Way 3: How to Reset Restrictions Passcode by Erasing iPhone with iCloud

If you have backed up your iPhone with iCloud before, you can reset the iPhone screen time passcode with iCloud restore as well. To start with, make sure the iCloud Find My iPhone option is enabled. Because Apple needs to identify your identity.

Step 1Open the iPhone Settings app. Find General and then choose Reset.

Step 2Tap the Erase All Content and Settings option.

Step 3Choose Erase iPhone near the iPhone bottom screen to confirm.

Step 4Go through the iPhone setup process. Choose Restore from iCloud backup and Choose Backup to factory reset iPhone and remove lost restrictions passcode.

restore from icloud backup

Way 4: How to Reset Restrictions Passcode with Recovery Mode

Is there any other way to turn off restrictions on iPhone but don’t know the passcode? Well, here is one more iPhone restrictions removal you can try. You can erase iPhone via Recovery Mode. As a result, you can reset the forgotten passcode and remove iPhone restrictions.  

Step 1Power off your iPhone by holding down the Sleep/Wake or Volume Down button. it depends on your iPhone model.

Step 2Find a computer with iTunes installed. But don’t run iTunes at present.

Step 3Put iPhone into the Recovery Mode. If you use iPhone 8 and later devices, you can keep holding the Side button. Meanwhile, connect iPhone to the computer with a USB cable.

Step 4Don’t release the button until the Connect to iTunes screen appears.

Step 5Click Update to update iPhone and reset screen time passcode from iPhone successfully.

enter recovery mode

2. How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone (Remember)

If you find back the lost or forgotten restrictions passcode, or your iPhone is restrictions passcode all the time, you can change restrictions passcode on iPhone here. No matter which iOS version you use, you can reset screen time or parental controls passcode on iPhone with ease.

How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone with iOS 14/13/12

For iOS 12 and later users, restrictions passcode is called as screen time passcode as well. Thus, you can change and reset the screen time passcode on new iPhone models.

Step 1Open the Settings app on iPhone. Scroll down and choose Screen Time on the iPhone screen.

Step 2Tap the Change Screen Time Passcode option.

Step 3Enter the old restrictions passcode on iPhone.

Step 4Type the new iPhone restrictions passcode twice as prompted.

Step 5Verify and reset restrictions passcode on iPhone of iOS 12, iOS 13 and iOS 14.

reset screen time passcode
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FoneLab iOS Unlocker

FoneLab Helps you unlock iPhone screen, Removes Apple ID or its password, Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

  • Helps you unlock iPhone screen.
  • Removes Apple ID or its password.
  • Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

How to Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone with iOS 11/10 and Earlier

As for iOS 11, iOS 10, and earlier versions, the restrictions passcode can be regarded as parental controls passcode. You can reset the parental controls passcode on iPhone as the following paragraphs show.

Step 1Open the iPhone Settings app. Scroll down to choose the General option.

Step 2Tap the Restrictions option. Enter the current iPhone restrictions passcode.  

Step 3Choose Disable Restrictions and enter your restrictions passcode for another time.

Step 4Tap Enable Restrictions and enter the new restrictions passcode on iPhone twice.

Step 5Now you can reset and change restrictions passcode on iPhone successfully.

disable restrictions

3. FAQs of iPhone Restrictions Passcode Reset

Is there a default restrictions passcode?

No. There is no default restrictions passcode for iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Unless you enable the restrictions settings so you can set a passcode. If you really cannot remember whether you have enabled restrictions passcode before, you can enter 1234 to have a try.

What happens after the 10 failed restrictions passcode attempts?

Apple will erase all your iPhone data after you fail the failed passcode 10 times. If you forgot your restrictions passcode, you had better turn to FoneLab iPhone Unlocker and other professionals for help.

What iOS restrictions passcode cracker app to choose?

Most iOS restrictions passcode crackers work on iOS 7/8/9/10/11 iDevices only. Because Apple moved the restrictions passcode into a keychain, which is a huge challenge. If you want to find and crack restrictions passcode on iPhone, you can use ios7hash, 1024kb, and more to solve the problem.

All in all, you can remove and reset restrictions passcode on iPhone 12, iPhone 11, and other iPhone models successfully. The above iPhone restrictions passcode reset process can be applied to different scenarios. FoneLab iPhone Unlocker can help you reset restrictions passcode without restoring. Otherwise, you can erase and restore iPhone to remove the forgotten restrictions passcode.

If the original restrictions passcode is available, you can reset a new passcode for iPhone restrictions. After entering the previous passcode, you can change a new restrictions passcode with ease.

That’s all to reset restrictions passcode on iPhone with or without a computer. If you still have questions, you can leave messages below or feel free to contact us.

FoneLab iOS Unlocker
FoneLab iOS Unlocker

FoneLab Helps you unlock iPhone screen, Removes Apple ID or its password, Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.

  • Helps you unlock iPhone screen.
  • Removes Apple ID or its password.
  • Remove screen time or restriction passcode in seconds.
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