"I was changing my password for Screen Time and existed out of it while I only had three characters in for new passcode. I came back to it and it made its own password. I don't know what it is. How do I reset my iPhone without Screen Time passcode?"
It's really annoying when you are required to enter the Screen Time passcode for resetting iPhone to factory settings. However, some iPhone users are not able to reset iPhone to factory settings due to forgetting Screen Time passcode. As a result of it, the Screen Time passcode would stop iPhone users from factory resetting iPhone. Worry not! Here we'll show you how to factory reset iPhone without Screen Time passcode.
- Part 1. Best Way to Reset iPhone to Factory Settings without Screen Time Passcode
- Part 2. How to Factory Reset iPhone without Screen Time Passcode
- Part 3. How to Reset iPhone without Knowing Screen Time Passcode
Part 1. Best Way to Reset iPhone to Factory Settings without Screen Time Passcode
Do you know why you are asked to enter the Screen Time passcode for resetting iPhone? When you set a Screen Time passcode but disable screen passcode on iPhone, you are require to enter the Screen Time passcode for factory resetting iPhone. To factory reset iPhone without Screen Time passcode, you can remove forgotten Screen Time passcode by using a third-party tool first. Afterwards, you can reset your iPhone to factory settings without entering the Screen Time passcode.
For these reasons, MagFone iPhone Unlocker is highly recommended to you. It's easy to delete Screen Time passcode on iPhone with the support of MagFone iPhone Unlocker. After that, you can restore your iPhone to the factory default settings. Beyond that, MagFone iPhone Unlocker can unlock screen passcode, remove Apple ID, and bypass MDM lock on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. By following the below steps, you can get rid of Screen Time passcode for factory resetting iPhone.
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- Unlock various screen locks like Face ID and Touch ID on all iOS devices
- Remove Apple ID from iPhone and iPad without password and data loss
- Bypass Screen Time passcode and MDM restrictions without passcode
- Support the latest version of iOS and iPadOS, as well as, iOS devices
Step 1 Connect iPhone to Computer and Open MagFone
Firstly, open MagFone iPhone Unlocker on your computer and select the Unlock Screen Time Passcode option. Here you need to connect between your iPhone and computer. Then you can click the Start button after your device is detected by MagFone software.
Step 2 Go to Remove Screen Time Passcode on iPhone
Secondly, go to tap on Settings > Your Device > Find My iPhone, then toggle the Find My off on your iPhone. After disabling Find My iPhone, go back to your computer and click on the Unlock button to remove the Screen Time passcode from your iPhone.
Step 3 Follow the Onscreen Instruction to Set up iPhone
Finally, you have to set up your iPhone by following the onscreen instruction after deleting the Screen Time passcode. On the Apps & Data screen, tap on Don't Transfer Apps & Data. Then tap on Set Up Later in Settings to complete the whole process.
Now you have successfully remove the Screen Time passcode on your iPhone. Then you can reset your iPhone back to the factory default settings without the Screen Time passcode. Or you can factory reset iPhone by selecting Remove Screen Lock on MagFone iPhone Unlocker.
Part 2. How to Factory Reset iPhone without Screen Time Passcode
By using MagFone iPhone Unlocker, you can choose to directly reset iPhone without Screen Time passcode or remove Screen Time passcode for resetting iPhone. If you can't reset iPhone without Screen Time passcode, you can try using iTunes or iCloud. Let's see how to reset an iPhone to factory settings via iTunes, iCloud, or Find My.
2.1 Reset iPhone to Factory Settings via iTunes
iTunes allows you to restore your iPhone to the original factory settings. If you have ever synced your iPhone with your computer, then you can use iTunes to factory reset iPhone without the Screen Time passcode.
Step 1. Open iTunes after connecting your iPhone to your computer.
Step 2. Click on your device and go to the Summary tab, then click on Restore.
Step 3. Click on Restore again to confirm that you want to factory reset your iPhone.
2.2 Reset iPhone to Factory Settings via iCloud
With your Apple ID and password, you can log into iCloud to wipe out all the data on your iPhone. Here you can make use of iCloud if you want to resume to default settings. Now follow the steps to remotely erase your iPhone.
Step 1. Navigate to www.icloud.com and enter your Apple ID credentials to log into iCloud.
Step 2. Click on the Find iPhone button and locate All Devices on the top of the screen, then select your iPhone.
Step 3. In the pop-up window, click on the Erase iPhone button, then click on it again to confirm.
2.3 Reset iPhone to Factory Settings via Find My App
The Find My app is an application developed by Apple Inc. for helping Apple users to manage and monitor their Apple devices. If you have use your Apple ID on other Apple device, you can use the Find My app to factory reset iPhone.
Step 1. Tap on Devices in the Find My app and select your iPhone.
Step 2. Select Erase This Device and tap on Continue to enter your trusted phone number.
Step 3. Tap on Erase and enter your Apple ID password, then tap on Erase to confirm.
Part 3. How to Reset iPhone without Knowing Screen Time Passcode
If you can remember your Apple ID and password used to set up a Screen Time passcode, then you can turn off the passcode for Screen Time on your iPhone. After removing your forgotten Screen Time passcode, you can reset your iPhone even without the Screen Time passcode. Here's how to proceed.
Step 1. Locate Settings on your iPhone and tap on Screen Time.
Step 2. Tap on Turn Off Screen Time Passcode and select Forgot Passcode?.
Step 3. Enter your Apple ID and password to turn off Screen Time passcode.
Step 4. Go back to General and select Reset or Transfer iPhone.
Step 5. Tap on Erase All Content and Settings, then tap on Continue.
Step 6. Enter your screen passcode or Apple ID password to erase your iPhone.
The above is the methods that can help you reset iPhone to factory settings without Screen Time passcode. If you forgot your Screen Time passcode or don't know the details of Screen Time on your iPhone, then you can try using MagFone iPhone Unlocker to factory reset your iPhone directly. Or you can use iTunes or iCloud to restore your iPhone to the default factory settings. Have a try! Hope it helps you out.