iOS 16.5: How to Turn off/Turn on Restrictions iPhone, iPad after update

Restrictions on iPhone_iPad Mac (1)

Restrictions (Parental Control) option is moved in screen time, New users (iOS 14) are asking and saying Restrictions settings is missing and not working. We can use restrictions just like before without turn on other Screen Times Settings. Follow the steps for Use or Enable/Disable Restrictions in iOS Update on iPhone and iPad. Manage all Parental control iPhone apps with these restrictions settings in iOS & iPadOS. Functions and Working are the same and just like before.

People are widely used for restrictions for different types of activity or set parental rules (You should use Kid’s Screen Time on iPhone to your Kid’s device).

Other Screen Time option works best as a parental control time limit on App. Refer how to use screen Time on iPhone.

Note: Apple all new iPhones, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR comes with new placed Restrictions Settings. So that you can enable restrictions on iPhone XS Max and iPhone XS into a new Screen Time feature Tab in Settings App.

1 Turn on Restriction in iOS 12

Turn on or Enable Restrictions in iOS & iPadOS on iPhone, iPad

  • #1: Open the “Settings ” app on the iPhone, iPad
  • #2: Next to the Settings page> Scroll down and See “Screen Time”.

2 Screen Time settings for Restrictions in iOS 12

Note: If Screen Time is Turn on, then jump to step 4.

  • #3: Tap on Screen Time > “Turn on Screen Time” > “Continue”.
  • #4: Next, Tap on “Content & Privacy Restrictions”.

3 Content and Privacy Settings in iOS 12

If you turned screen time for the first time then you need to Set a new Restriction passcode and use the same passcode for next time to enter this restriction section.

Note: Sometimes people having a problem entering this field after entering the correct restriction passcode. Force close settings app and try again this works for me.

Turn on “Content & Privacy” toggle for use other settings showing on the screen.

4 Enable Screen Time on iPhone and iPad

Unlock or Remove restriction on iPhone, iPad in iOS/iPadOS

Follow the steps above, turn off “Content & Privacy” toggle for restriction turn off. Go to the Settings > Screen Time > Content & Privacy Restrictions.

Is it possible?

Screen Time is off but Restriction is turn on and applied.

Fix: Turn on Screen Time for access restriction settings. Follow the steps above and Turn off restriction [Disable “Content & Privacy”].

Enjoy, Now All Restriction Settings open and Able to change,

  • iTunes & App Store Purchases
  •             Installing apps
  •             Deleting Apps
  •             In-app Purchases
  •             Always Require
  • Don’t Require
  • Allowed Apps
  •             Manage Restrictions for the apps, Mail, Safari, FaceTime, Camera, Siri & Dictation, Wallet, CarPlay, iTunes Store, Book Store, Podcasts, News
  • Content Sharing
  • Privacy
  • Allow Changes:-
  • Passcode Changes
  • Account Changes
  • Cellular Data Changes
  • Volume Limit
  • Do Not Disturb While Driving
  • TV Provider
  • Background App Activities

Enjoy, New Restrictions settings that new more protected and manage from parent devices using Screen Limit. (Enable Screen Limit on Other Device after setup as a parent, Turn on Restriction for other devices remotely).

Where are Screen Time Restrictions on Mac?

Now on macOS Catalina or later macOS user can use Screen Time. That can help to restrict various apps like Social Networking, games. Also, share across all devices. Follow this step on your Mac.

Where is a restriction setting on Mac? Apple logo > System Preferences > Screen Time > Content and Privacy. More settings user guide, follow the below steps.

  • Go to the Apple logo on Mac.
  • Next, click on System Preferences.
  • Now, Find Screen Time and click on it.
  • Next, click on Options from the bottom sidebar of Mac’s Screen Time window. and Turn on.
  1. Share Across all Devices
  2. Use Screen Time Passcode

Now Other options are App Usage, Notification Control, Downtime for each day in a week, Apps limit to use the app during downtime, Communication option for Set restrictions on FaceTime and Other Calls, Content, and privacy is the restrictions settings like iOS and iPadOS.

I hope you enjoyed new iOS & iPadOS restriction settings on iPhone, iPad with screen time.

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  1. iPad microphone has been non-operational since update.
    That means I cannot use FaceTime or calling, on my iPad.
    Checked the process as described in your article, but it did NOTHING to fix the microphone.
    Any other ideas to fix Apple’s Corrupted updates?

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