Apple ID Sign Out is Not Available due to Restrictions? 3 Solutions Available

The issue that sign-out is unavailable due to restrictions may occur due to a continuous loop of sign-out or some other errors. If you want to know more specific reasons for this problem and solutions to solve it, this guide is for you.

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024

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Sometimes, you may need to sign in to your Apple ID on a different iDevice to download apps, make a purchase, or do a test. But while signing out, you may find that you can't sign out of your Apple ID due to restrictions, the Sign Out option is not selectable or your Apple ID not active. When you face such a problem, do you want to know why this happens and how to solve it? In the following guide, we will show you the answer.

Why is Sign out Not Available due to Restrictions?

That is mainly because you turned on Screen Time, which will stop you from signing out of Apple ID. Apple's Screen Time is mainly developed to help users to control the use time of the smartphone, but it can also prevent you from signing out of your Apple ID.

To solve this problem, you just need to disable the Screen Time feature on your iPhone or iPad. But there is a problem with doing this is that all changes you've made to Screen Time will disappear. Thus, you have to reset the settings after signing in with your Apple ID. In addition, when your iPad says it's unavailable, click iPad Unavailable to fix this issue.

Moreover, the "sign out not available due to restrictions" issue may also occur if you get stuck in a continuous loop of sign-out. Whatever the reason, the following proven solutions can help you easily fix the "sign out not available due to restrictions" issue.

3 Proven Solutions to the Sign out Not Available due to Restrictions Issue

Whatever the real reasons for the "sign out not available due to restrictions" problem, the following solutions can help you solve this problem easily and quickly.

Solution 1. Turn Off Screen Time on Your iPhone or iPad

As we introduced earlier, you can solve this problem by turning off the Screen Time restriction on your iPhone or iPad. Here are the steps.

Step 1. Go to Settings on your iPhone or iPad.

Step 2. Click "Screen Time" > "Turn Off Screen Time."

Step 3. Input your Screen Time password.

Turn off Screen Time password

Solution 2. Turn off Screen Time Without Knowing the Password

If you forget your Screen Time passcode, you can also turn it off using your Apple ID password. Here's how to do it.

Step 1. Go to Settings > "Screen Time" > "Change Screen Time Passcode" > "Turn Off Screen Time Passcode."

Step 2. Tap "Forgot Passcode" and input your Apple ID and password to remove the Screen Time passcode.

Step 3. Go back to the Home page of Settings, and tap on your profile.

Step 4. Tap "Sign Out" at the bottom of the page. Then, enter your Apple ID password.

Step 5. Confirm your option by tapping "Sign Out" again.

Sign out of Apple ID

Solution 2. Turn off Screen Time Without a Passcode or Apple ID Password

If you neither remember the Screen Time passcode nor your Apple ID password for whatever reason, you can consider using this iPhone unlocker - EaseUS MobiUnlock to unlock iPhone without a password or remove the Screen Time passcode without data loss. As a popular iPhone unlocker tool, EaseUS MobiUnlock boasts a bunch of impressive features, such as:

Thanks to its rich and outstanding features, EaseUS MobiUnlock has been called one of the best iCloud unlock services. Hence, turning off the Screen Time passcode is a piece of cake for EaseUS MobiUnlock. Now, let's see how it works.

Step 1. Start EaseUS MobiUnlock on your PC. Connect your iPhone to the PC with a USB cable. Trust this computer on your device screen if asked. Choose "Unlock Screen Time Passcode" to continue.

Disable Screen Time- Step 1

Step 2. EaseUS MobiUnlock will recongize your iPhone/iPad and display its model. Then please click "Unlock Now" to move to next step.

Disable Screen Time- Step 2

Step 3. Then follow the instruction on the screen to turn off "Find My iPhone" or "Find My iPad." If the option is already off on your iOS device, skip this step.

Disable Screen Time- Step 3

Step 4. Then EaseUS MobiUnlock will start to remove Screen Time Passcode and turn off Screen Time. After the process finishes, go to your iPhone and follow the on-screen instrcution to set up iPhone. You can find Screen Time disabled in Settings.

Disable Screen Time- Step 4

The Bottom Line

That's our guide on how to fix the "sign out is not available due to restrictions." As you can see, the main reason for this problem is that you've turned the Screen Time restriction on. So, the best way to solve this problem is to disable the Screen Time restriction on your iPhone or iPad. Any solutions introduced above can help you turn off Screen Time. But if none works, a harsher solution is to remove Apple ID from your iPhone with EaseUS MobiUnlock. After that, you can sign in with a different Apple ID account.

Frequently Asked Questions About iOS Restrictions

The following are some of the frequently asked questions about iOS restrictions. You can refer to these questions and answers if you have the same problem.

1. How do I turn off Apple Store restrictions?

It is easy to turn off Apple Store restrictions on your iPhone or iPad. All you need is to go to Settings > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions > Content Restrictions. Then, choose the settings that you want for each feature of the settings under Allowed Store Content.

2. How do I force my Apple ID to sign out?

Usually, you can sign out of your Apple ID in Settings. More specifically, you can go to Settings > [your name] > Sign Out (at the bottom of your screen). Then, follow the on-screen prompts to sign out of your Apple ID. However, sometime problems may prevent you from signing out of your Apple ID. In that case, you will need to use third-party unlocking services like EaseUS MobiUnlock to remove Apple ID. The steps for signing out of Apple ID have been detailed in our previous guide on how to sign out of Apple ID without password

3. Can't sign out of Apple ID because your phone is being restored, how to fix it?

This problem is very normal among Apple users. Here are some simple solutions to fix it.

  • Force restart your iPhone. The steps may vary depending on your iPhone model, so you can refer to Apple's official guide to force restart your iPhone.
  • Turn on your cellular data by going to Settings > Cellular and turning on the toggle.
  • Turn off Screen Time restrictions by following the steps introduced in the above guide.
  • Factory reset your iPhone or iPad.

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Gorilla joined EaseUS in 2022. As a smartphone lover, she stays on top of Android unlocking skills and iOS troubleshooting tips. In addition, she also devotes herself to data recovery and transfer issues.

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