How to Change Restrictions on iPhone with or without Passcode

September 09, 2020Louisa White

There are many reasons that you want to change restriction passcode on iPhone. Whatever, this article will show you 2 easy ways to change and reset restrictions on iPhone with or without passcode. It is easy to change iPhone restrictions passcode if you remember the old one. But if you forgot restrictions passcode on iPhone already, you can use third-party tool to bypass it. Of course, all your stored files will be safe here. Now, let's read and see how to change restrictions code on iPhone step by step.

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Part 1: How to Change Restrictions on iPhone (with Password)

This method requires the previous restrictions passcode. It is also the official way to reset restriction on Apple iPhone. Here you can change and reset restrictions passcode on iPhone without a computer.

Step 1.
Open the Settings app on iPhone. Then scroll down and choose Screen Time from the list.
Step 2.
In the Screen Time list, tap Change Screen Time Passcode.
Step 3.
You will be asked whether to Change Screen Time Passcode or Turn Off Screen Time Passcode. Just choose the former one.
Step 4.
Enter the old restrictions passcode.
Step 5.
Enter a new 4-digit restrictions passcode twice.
Step 6.
Confirm and change restrictions password on iPhone.
Enter Old Restrictions Passcode

Part 2: How to Change Restrictions on iPhone (without Password)

What if you forgot iPhone registration passcode? Is it possible to change old restrictions without knowing passcode? Fortunately, the answer is Yes. You can reset and recover iPhone registration passcode safely by using Aiseesoft iPhone Unlocker. You can remove the old registration code and reset a new one without data loss. The user interface is intuitive. So you can feel free to change restrictions code on iPhone.

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Note: Before changing forgotten restrictions passcode on iPhone, here're some preparations you need to do.

Step 1.
Free download and install iPhone Unlocker on your computer. Choose Screen Time for further iPhone restrictions passcode changing.
Step 2.
Plug iPhone into the computer via a USB cable. The program can detect your iPhone immediately.
Step 3.
In the Remove Screen Time Passcode screen, choose Start below.

Change restrictions passcode on iOS 18/17/16/15/14/13: iPhone Unlocker will start unlocking and removing restrictions from iPhone automatically. Later, follow the on-screen instruction to re-set your iPhone with the new restriction passcode.

Change restrictions passcode on iOS 17 and earlier: If your iTunes backup is encrypted, you need to enter the password to decrypt it first. Then be patient to complete the restriction passcode removing process. Now you can change password for restrictions on iPhone as Part 1 shows.

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Part 3: FAQs of Changing Restrictions Passcode on iPhone

How do I unrestrict Safari?

You can unblock Safari and other apps on Screen Time here. Just open the Settings app. Choose General and then select Screen Time. The correct restriction passcode is required. Now you can trigger on Safari to unrestrict it.

How many attempts for restrictions passcode can I try?

If the failed attempts up to 6, there will be a red message saying iPhone is Disabled. So your iPhone will be locked out after 10 failed screen time passcode attempts and even more.

How to turn off parental control password on iPhone?

If you know the restriction passcode, you can open Settings, choose General, Restrictions and Disable Restrictions to unlock parental controls. Or you can turn off parental controls on iPhone without password via Aiseesoft iPhone Unlocker.

That's all to change restrictions passcode on iPhone of all iOS versions. No matter you remember the current restrictions passcode or not, you can reset and change restrictions on iPhone successfully. Your iPhone data will stay safe without data overwritten or erase. So just feel free to use the iOS restrictions passcode cracker.

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