iOS 12

How To Reset iOS 12 Screen Time Passcode

In this modern age, people are becoming more addicted to the devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. In addition to this, users are more obsessed to social media sites such as Facebook. In order to control this addiction, Apple launched Screen Time feature. This allows the users to control the amount of time they spend on their handsets, thus controlling their obsession. In addition to this, the feature offers a detail data of how much of your time was spent on what types of activities (such as social media, entertainment, productivity, and so on).

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But managing the feature seems to be a tricky job for the users, since this function is new. People always tend to search the Internet for how to reset iOS 12.1/12 screen time password. Do not worry! The managing this feature is as simple as child's play. Let us have a detail look on Screen Time password and how to change screen time password.

What is the Screen Time Password?

The Screen Time password is used to lock the Content & Privacy Restrictions. It is also used to permit time limits on App Limits. The latest iOS 12 asks you to create a Screen Time password when you set on the feature for your child's device. The latest iOS 12 will also ask you to create the password to access Content & Privacy Restrictions. You can also opt to generate a Screen Time passcode if you wish to have the "Ask For More Time" option on restricted apps.

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The 4-numbered Screen Time password is different than the passcode used for locking and unlocking your iPhone. This helps parents to keep the Screen Time password a secret since most of the kids are aware of their standard password. You can also reset, disable, or change screen time password iOS 12. You can learn this moving forward in the article.

How to Reset Screen Time Password on iOS 12.1/12?

Resetting the Screen Time Password is as simple as unlocking an iPhone. But before you proceed to reset the Screen Time password make sure to create a backup of your data. This is because we need to erase all the data from your device. Follow the steps given below to know how to reset screen time password on iOS 12.

Step 1: Backup your data on iCloud. This can be done going to Settings >> [your name] >> iCloud >> iCloud Backup.

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Step 2: Next, you need to erase your iPhone. Open iTunes and connect your device to the computer.

Step 3: Select your device when it appears in iTunes. Under the Backups section, select "Restore iPhone" option.

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Step 4: Wait for the process to end.

Step 5: Now restart your phone. A Hello screen will appear at the beginning when you turn on the device. Follow the onscreen instructions till you arrive on Apps & Data screen. On that screen, you will need to select Restore from iCloud Backup option. Now tap Next.

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Step 6: Make sure you are connected to the Wi-Fi. Now, sign-in to iCloud using your Apple ID and password.

Step 7: When asked, select a backup. Make sure you choose the correct backup. Verify this by seeing the date and time. Stay connected to the Wi-Fi till the process end.

Step 8: Once you have restored the backup on your device, you will not see any screen time limitations. You can use this method if you forgot screen time password iOS 12.

How to Disable Screen Time Password?

Disabling the Scree Time password is a child's play. You just need to follow the steps given below to disable the password.

Step 1: Go the Screen Time setting page. This can be found in Settings app under Screen Time option.

Step 2: Tap on Change Screen Time Passcode.

Step 3: Once you have clicked on the option, you will be asked to enter the 4-digit code. Enter the code and you are done for the day.

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