habitually, iPhone and iPad users forgot restrictions passcode iOS 10, 9 or iOS 8 due to reuse after a long time. apple doesn’t give an option for recover or reset restriction passcode officially like other recovery option available on online Mail or Social login. Without restriction passcode we didn’t make any changes like sync to iTunes, Changes on selected apps settings, restriction on App store, install or delete apps, other services by apple.
Lock App on iPhone, iPad individually.
Note: passcode and restriction passcode is different but both have the same code. we can open passcode on lock screen through Touch ID as an alternate option. But for restriction passcode, you don’t have any option in the case for if you forgotten.
Steps for reset on forgot restrictions passcode iOS 9 or 8, iPhone and iPad
in this case, you need to understand the way to recover after forgot restriction passcode through editing some lines of code into the file through software.
Step 1: connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to Mac or PC via lighting cable. Launch iTunes, ahead you can see your iOS device in iTunes and Click on that, From the summary page start a current backup of the device.
iTunes will save all backup files on local system directory.
Step 2: Download and install iBackup bot for take backup all file and add the restriction code inside file through this software.
You need OS-based version that’s you have: Mac or Windows,
Launch iBackup bot on Mac/ PC. Now this will detect all back saved in the system automatically.
Step 3: From the iBackup Bot side pane’s folder directory, Choose your device name (iPhone, iPad or iPod whatever).
Step 4: Click on it, Go to SystemFiles/HomeDomain/Library/Preferences.
Under the Preferences folder, find file named with “com.apple.springboard.plist“.Double click on it for open. Choose cancel on a new popup.
Now, you can see file looks like in below image,
Add below 2 lines of code just after </dict> tag.
Step 5: Now you have to restore this changes made in this file directly to iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch through iBackupBot. So tap on restore from top tab.
Now you are done, More See Video Tutorial by techpocket:
on your iPhone go to General > Settings > Restrictions > Type 1234 in passcode.
Above steps works with iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 10.x running on iPhone 7/ 7 Plus, iPhone 6/ 6+, iPhone 5S/ 5, iPhone 6S/ 6S+, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad pro, iPhone touch all generations.
Best of luck, enjoy. Now you can change settings based on restriction again without restore old iOS backup to iDevice. Thanks to iBackup Bot that will perfectly help on reset or Change after forgot restrictions passcode iOS 9/ 10 devices (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch).