How to Turn Off Screen Time on Your iPhone and Mac without Passcode

Lisa OuUpdated by Lisa Ou / March 31, 2021 16:30

Apple Screen Time can track how much time you spent each feature on iOS 12/13/14 devices. From the Screen Time daily or weekly report, you can monitor all activities. If you find yourself or your children spend too much time on iPhone, you can limit Screen Time on iPhone. The Screen Time password can protect your Screen Time settings from unauthorized editing. Thus, if you want to turn off Screen Time, you need to enter the required Screen Time password as well.

What if you forgot the correct passcode for Screen Time? Is it possible to turn off Screen Time without a password or Apple ID? Of course, the answer is Yes. You can unlock the Screen Time passcode with a third-party iPhone unlocking tool. Later, you can disable Screen Time app limits on your iPhone. Now, let’s see how to turn off Screen Time on iOS 12 and later devices.

How to Turn Off Screen Time on Your iPhone and Mac without Passcode
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Guide List

1. How to Turn Off Screen Time on iPhone

FoneLab iOS Unlocker is the easiest way to unlock the Screen Time passcode without data loss. You can remove the unwanted or forgotten Screen Time passcode from any iPhone. As a result, you can change or turn off passcode on your child’s, family member’s, or your iOS device. All your iPhone files and settings are safe. Thus, you can turn off Screen Time on iOS 14, iOS 13, and iOS 12 devices freely.

  1. Bypass Screen Time password with no data loss.
  2. Remove Content and Privacy Restrictions password.
  3. Wipe iPhone screen passcode and unlock Apple ID and password.
  4. Compatible with iOS 14/13/12 and earlier versions on the latest iPhone 12/11/XS/XR/X/8/7/SE/6s/6, etc.
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Step 1Free download, install and launch FoneLab iOS Unlocker. Plug this iPhone into your computer with a lightning USB cable. To turn off Screen Time without entering the passcode, choose Screen Time on the computer screen.

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Step 2Turn off Find My iPhone on your iPhone first. Then click Start to recover or remove the iPhone Screen Time password.

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Step 3In the Retrieve Screen Time passcode successfully screen, you can find your Screen Time passcode. Now you can start to turn off iPhone Screen Time from iOS 12.

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After knowing the Screen Time passcode, you can disable the app time limit feature on your iPhone successfully.

Step 1Open the Settings app on iPhone.

Step 2Browse and choose Screen Time from the list.

Step 3Scroll down and choose Turn Off Screen Time.

Step 4When you are notified that all iPhone settings and restrictions will be disabled, confirm with Turn Off Screen Time.

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2. How to Turn Off Screen Time on Mac

You can also disable the Screen Time feature on your Mac computer. The Mac Screen Time works the same as the iPhone Screen Time feature. Thus, you can disable part of Screen Time functions on Mac as well. The following steps will show you how to disable Screen Time on Mac.

Step 1Launch System Preferences from the Dock bar.

Step 2Choose Screen Time from multiple options.

Step 3Click Options on the bottom left corner. Then choose Turn Off.

Step 4You can manage Screen Time limits within the Screen Time window.

Step 5If you want to receive Screen Time notifications only, you can choose System Preferences and then Notifications.

Step 6Find Screen Time and disable Allow Notifications from Screen Time. Now you can modify and restrain Screen Time controls in detail.

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3. FAQs of Turning Off Screen Time

Is there a default Screen Time password?

No. There is no default restrictions or Screen Time passcode. Only the Apple user can create a unique password for the iOS 12 Screen Time feature.

What happens after 10 failed Screen Time passcode attempts?

If you try more than 10 attempts, your iPhone will be locked for 60 minutes. You can use FoneLab iOS Unlocker to find and recover the Screen Time passcode without losing data.

How to use Screen Time without popping-up notifications?

In the iPhone Settings app, choose Notifications followed by Screen Time. Trigger off Allow Notifications. The iPhone Screen Time feature can continue work, while the Screen Time notifications are disabled.

How to disable Screen Time limits?

Go to the Settings app on iPhone. Select Screen Time. Here you can turn off Downtime, App Limits, and Content & Privacy Restrictions based on your need. Be aware you will be required to enter the Screen Time passcode.

How to set a Screen Time passcode?

Choose Screen Time within the Settings app. If you use Family Sharing to set the Screen Time limit on your child’s iPhone, you need to choose your child’s name under Family. If not, you can tap Turn on Screen Time followed by Continue directly. Specify Screen Time downtime, app limits, and content & privacy with certain limitations. Now enter a Screen Time passcode as it is prompted. Enter your Apple ID and password for Screen Time passcode reset if necessary.

All in all, you can turn off Screen Time on iPhone and Mac via the above steps. Even though you forgot the Screen Time passcode, you can use FoneLab iOS Unlocker to turn off Screen Time without a password successfully. The powerful program can find and retrieve Screen Time on any iPhone with zero data loss. All your iPhone files stay in the original place after Screen Time disabling. Thus, you can feel free to turn off Screen Time when you forgot the passcode.

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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