Screen Time is an ideal feature for many users, especially those who want to restrict the usage time for specific apps on their child's device. Once you've enabled this feature and set a passcode, your child can't access locked content or app without the passcode. In the future use of this feature, you rarely have to use the passcode. That makes it easy to forget the passcode. That's why many people are looking for ways to bypass the Screen Time passcode. This guide will show you some simple ways to get the job done.
Part 1. How to Bypass Screen Time Passcode Without Apple ID
Apple offers solutions to bypass the Screen Time passcode, that is, to reset or change the passcode with your Apple ID. But this case doesn't work for everyone because there will always be people who don't remember their Apple ID. Given that, we prepare a professional iPhone unlocker software - EaseUS MobiUnlock for you to bypass the Screen Time passcode without data loss. Asides from that, you can also use this program to do things, such as:
- Remove 4/6 digital code, Touch ID, or Face ID from iPhone/iPad
- Remove Apple ID without passcode
- Bypass iCloud Activation Lock
- Remove backup encryption in iTunes
- Find stored passwords on your iPhone
If you no longer want to use a passcode for Screen Time, this is the simplest way to remove the passcode without needing Apple ID thoroughly. More importantly, no data loss happens while bypassing.
To bypass the Screen Time passcode, you need to make sure your Find My iPhone future should be disabled.
Step 1. Install and launch EaseUS MobiUnlock on your PC. Connect your iPhone to the PC. Click "Unlock Screen Time Passcode" on the home page.
Step 2. After your iPhone is recognized by EaseUS MobiUnlock, hit the button "Unlock Now" to proceed.
Step 3. EaseUS MobiUnlock will start to turn off Screen Time on your iPhone or iPad without password. After it shows that the unlocking is succesful, you can go to set up your iPhone or iPad.
The Screen Unlock feature also can be used to factory reset your iPhone or iPad without a passcode. This is great if you want to erase your device but don't remember the Apple ID or Screen Time password.
Part 2. How to Bypass Screen Time Passcode by Resetting
In addition to the way introduced above, you can reset your Screen Time password first and then disable the Screen Time feature on your iPhone or iPad. To proceed with this method, make sure you remember your Apple ID and password.
First of all, you need to reset your Screen Time passcode. Once you've reset a passcode, then you can follow step 2 to disable Screen Time on your iPhone. Now, let's start with resetting the Screen Time passcode.
Step 1. Reset Screen Time Passcode on your iPhone or iPad.
1. Go to the Settings.
2. Select "Screen Time," then choose "Change Screen Time Passcode."
3. Select "Change Screen Time Passcode" again.
4. Select "Forgot Passcode?," and then enter your Apple ID credentials.
5. Set a new Screen Time passcode and verify it.
Step 2. Turn off Screen Time on your iPhone or iPad.
1. Go to the Settings, tap "Screen Time."
2. Scroll down to hit "Turn Off Screen Time."
3. Input the new passcode of Screen Time and tap "Turn Off Screen Time" again to confirm.
Part 3. How to Reset Your iPhone or iPad to Factory Settings
If there is no important data stored on your iPhone or iPad, you can consider resetting your device to its original state. Thus, you can erase everything, including your Screen Time passcode, from your iPhone or iPad.
Depending on whether you've synced your device with iTunes, here are two different scenarios to use iTunes to perform a factory reset.
If you have synced your device with iTunes:
Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2. Click your device icon in the left corner of your iTunes.
Step 3. Click "Restore" at the right pane.
Step 4. Then, your device will be reset to its factory settings.
If you've never synced your device with iTunes:
Step 1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to the computer and launch iTunes.
Step 3. Once you've entered the recovery mode, you will see the option to Restore or Update, choose "Restore."
Step 4. After that, your device will be reset to factory settings, and you can set it up again.
Those are all solutions about how to bypass the Screen Time passcode. We hope these solutions can help you out. Depending on your specific situation, you can select the way best suits your needs. If neither of these two solutions works, try to factory reset your iPhone or iPad with iTunes or EaseUS MobiUnlock.
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Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management. Myra is open-minded and likes both extensive and intensive reading. Other than reading and writing, she is also fond of mobile games and K-pop stars.
Written by Sofia Albert
Sofia has been involved with tech ever since she joined the EaseUS editor team in March 2011 and now she is a senior website editor. She is good at solving various iPhone and Android issues, such as iPhone or Android data transfer & recovery. Rich experience in software companies helps her create a lot of popular articles.
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