How to Reset Restriction Password on iPhone

Do you know how to reset restriction password on iPhone? If you don’t know, just read this post to get some tips to make it.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: Jul. 03, 2020

The main purpose of restrictions on iPhone is to block certain apps or functions on your iPhone to prevent others from accessing. Sometimes, in order to offer more security to the iPhone, you might set a complex passcode. But as time goes by, it’s easy for you to forget what passcode you have set. Besides this, there are many other reasons that might require you to reset restriction passcode. No matter what are the reasons, this guide will offer you 2 ways to reset passcode, whether you remember the restriction password or not.

Part 1. How to Reset Restriction Password on iPhone [Remember Password]

It will be easy to reset the restriction password if you remember a restriction password. You can follow us to make it.

  1. Go to your Settings > General > Restrictions, enter your passcode.
  2. Tap on Disabled Restrictions, then, just enter your existing passcode again.
  3. Tap on Enable Restrictions. Then, you can enter a new passcode twice.

How to Reset Restriction Password on iPhone [with Password]

How to Reset Restriction Password on iPhone [with Password]


Part 2. How to Reset Restriction Password on iPhone [Forgot Password]

If you have forgotten the restriction code, we also have a way to help you out. In this part, we prepared 2 ways for you to reset restriction passcode via factory reset or iTunes. Both of them are easy to perform. Now, you can read the following instructions to get the 2 methods.

You’d better back up your iPhone to iTunes or iCloud before adopting either of the 2 methods because both of them will erase existing data on iPhone. Of course, if you don’t mind losing data, you can also directly use either of them to reset restriction passcode.

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Method 1. How to Remove Restriction Code on iPhone Without Data Loss

Method 2 and Method 3 will introduce the default way to remove restriction code on the iPhone. But they all risk with data loss, like resetting your iPhone which would erase all the files on your iPhone. Therefore, here we would love to recommend a professional passcode management tool, AnyUnlock, which provides several passcodes issue solutions. You can unlock restriction(Screen Time Passcode), remove the iPhone screen password, decrypt Apple ID and retrieve iTunes backup passcode as well. The following steps are leading an easy and quick way to remove Restriction code which also works on iOS 13.

Step 1.  Download AnyUnlock on your computer and connect your iPhone to the computer. And then choose the Unlock Screen Time Passcode (Restriction) in the up-right corner.

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How to Remove Restriction Passcode without Any Data Loss via AnyUnlock

How to Remove Restriction Passcode without Any Data Loss via AnyUnlock

Step 2. Click on Unlock Now to continue.

How to Remove Restriction Passcode via AnyUnlock

How to Remove Restriction Passcode via AnyUnlock

Step 3. AnyUnlock will back up your iPhone in case data loss and it will encrypt this backup. Please remember the code.

Reset Restriction Passcode in Just One Click via AnyUnlock

Reset Restriction Passcode in Just One Click via AnyUnlock

Step 4. Wait for a while, you will get an iPhone without restriction passcode. Now you are able to reset your restriction passcode on iPhone.

Successfully Remove Restriction Passcode on iPhone via AnyUnlock

Successfully Remove Restriction Passcode on iPhone via AnyUnlock

You have to turn off the Find My if your iPhone is working on iOS 13 or later.

Method 2. How to Remove Restriction Code on iPhone via Factory Reset

By factory resetting your iPhone, you can easily and quickly remove all iPhone settings, including restriction code. After that, you can reset the passcode of restrictions by following Part 1. Now, you can follow the step-by-step guide to make it.

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap General in the Settings.
  3. In the General section, please scroll down to find Reset, just tap it.
  4. Choose Erase All Content and Settings.
How to Remove Restriction Code on iPhone via Factory Reset

How to Remove Restriction Code on iPhone via Factory Reset

5. After that, you can set your iPhone from new. Also, you can also reset the restriction code.

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Method 3. How to Reset Restriction Code on iPhone via iTunes

Through restoring iPhone from iTunes, you can set your iPhone up as new. That means you can also reset restriction code on iPhone. But before restoring from a backup, you need to make sure to choose the backup that you have made before you set passcode of restriction.

  1. Connect your iPhone to the computer and launch iTunes.
  2. Select your iPhone (your iPhone’s name) from the top left menu.
  3. Click on Restore iPhone.
How to Reset Restriction Code on iPhone via iTunes – Step 3

How to Reset Restriction Code on iPhone via iTunes – Step 3

4. You will be warned that all your data will be erased. Click on Restore iPhone again to confirm.

How to Reset Restriction Code on iPhone via iTunes – Step 4

How to Reset Restriction Code on iPhone via iTunes – Step 4

5. After restoring, you can set your iPhone from scratch. Now, you can go to Settings > tap the Screen Time > Turn On Screen Time to reset a new restriction passcode.

Method 4. Erase iPhone via iCloud

Apple provides Find My to secure the iPhone/iPad information. Once you lost your device, you can erase the device data via Find My through iCloud remotely.

  1. Go to iCloud.com and sign in to the iCloud with Apple ID & passcode.
  2. Click on the Find My iPhone icon.
  3. Tap on the option All Devices and then chose the device you want to erase.
  4. Click Erase iPhone/iPad.

When you finish these steps above, you can wake up your device and then enter your Apple ID and passcode to reset whatever you want to reset.

 The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to reset restriction passcode on iPhone. Hope you have fully mastered the skill to reset the passcode of restriction. If you have any other problems, you can leave your comments below, we will try our best to help you out. Good luck!

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.