A Guide to Reset Screen Time Passcode on iPhone/iPad


Our cellphones, particularly our iPhones and iPads, are becoming even more addictive to us. As a result, an upgrade to Apple’s iOS included a new feature called Screen Time.

We can use the Screen Time function to keep track of how long we spend on our screens and how frequently we use them. However, what happens if we lose this password. What’s the procedure for resetting it?

The topic of discussion for today is exactly that. To reset my password, how can I do it, and what exactly is “Screen Time?”

After reading this guide, you should be able to unlock screen time restrictions on your favourite apps.

What is a Screen Time Password?

The new iOS 12 update includes a feature called “screen time” that lets you restrict access to content and privacy settings. Parents commonly make use of this function to impose limitations on their children’s use of their iPhone. So, for example, like with the Restrictions Passcode

If you or your child choose to have more screen time, you will be prompted to input your Screen Time Passcode.

iOS users may also see how much time they spend on their iPhone or iPad each day by using screen time. If you don’t want to receive notifications from some apps, you can do so.

There have been numerous reports from iOS 12 users who claim that they have been prompted to enter their Screen Time Passcode even if they have forgotten how to do it. Strange, to say the least.

What You Should Know

The password or Passcode iOS requires you to enter in order to unlock your iPhone is completely different from screen time.

You can use this to protect your Screen Time passcode.

Don’t worry, I’ll show you how to remove or reset your screen time passcode in just a few easy steps.

How to Reset the Passcode for the Screen Time App

Remove Your iPhone/Data iPad’s

When you want to reset your iPhone’s password/passcode, the identical technique is used to erase your iPhone.

All of your data, including apps, files, and passwords, are erased when you reset your iPhone. Your Screentime passcode will be included in this as well.

If you make a backup, you won’t have to worry about losing anything from the list above. It’s a good idea to make a backup of your data in case you ever need it again for a new or existing device.

You’ll be able to access all of your data from your iCloud account.

Before you proceed with the next instructions, create a backup of your data.

Create an iCloud backup using the instructions below.

Go to the Settings app on your iPhone/iPad and select General > Reset

This is the first thing you’ll notice when you open the app. Scroll down to find iCloud by tapping and holding this. Tap on the back button in the upper right corner and slide down till you see iCloud if you don’t see it already.

Step 3: Next, scroll down and select iCloud Backup from the drop-down menu again. Make certain that iCloud Backup is turned on.

Lastly, tap on the Create Backup option. That’s all there is to it.

how to restore an iphone to its original state

To restore your iPhone or iPad, follow these simple steps:

A computer or Mac must be connected through an Apple Lightning cable in order to complete the first step of the setup process.

Once you’ve done that, open iTunes. You can get iTunes for your PC here if you don’t already have it.

Go to the Summary area after you’ve selected your device in Step 3. Afterwards, you’ll need to select Restore iPhone under Backups. Wait for the process to complete.

You should now be able to access your Screen Time Passcode without a password. Continue reading for the rest of the instructions.

You can now restart your iPhone in step four. In the Hello Screen, you will see “Apps & Data.” Following the onscreen instructions, pick ‘Restore from ICloud Backup,’ and you’re done.

Important: Never consent to having your Keychain Codes restored if you are asked. Because of this, your Screen Time password will stay on your iPhone or iPad if you don’t follow the instructions above.

Your username and password will only work if you’re connected to Wi-Fi at the time of sign-in. Keep calm, you’re getting closer to erasing this Password.

Ensure that the most recent backup you made is selected when prompted. You should now have a new Password.

How to Remove the Passcode off the Screen?

You may finally exhale. The simple part is turning off/removing this Passcode.

If you’ve had enough and don’t want to risk forgetting your password again, you may opt to disable this feature.

Make your way to Settings, scroll down, and tap on “Screen Time” at the bottom of the page.

Click on Change Screen Time Passcode in order to set a new password.

Step 3: To make sure you’re not a robot, enter a four-digit code.


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