Many of us today spend a lot of time on our phones. Whether it be reading, playing games, talking, texting, or going on social media. With the new iOS 14, Apple introduced a screen time tool feature to see how much time you’re spending on the phone. However, you will need to input a new passcode that you do not use to see this. Some of you might be wondering what is the default screen time passcode?

Part 1: What is the Default Screen Time Passcode?

As mentioned, Apple rolled out a new screen time tool feature on the iOS 14 to allow Apple consumers to see how much time they spend on their phones. You will also be able to see how much time is spent on each app.

The tool will give you control to maximize your productivity and reduce any bad habits you have, like spending 5 hours in the bathroom watching YouTube. You will also have the ability to put some limit times on your applications so you can track them, and you can also put parental controls on your child’s iPhone to limit their app use.

To use the feature, you will need to create a default screen time passcode and use it every time you want to access it.

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Part 2. When Do You Want to Remove Find My iPhone?

If the conventional way of removing the default screen time passcode doesn’t work, you can use WooTechy iDelock.

So, what you can do is use WooTechy iDelock. This all-in-one iOS decrypted can help you bypass issues of Apple ID/iCloud accounts, screen passwords, screen time passcode, and much more.

To begin to remove your default screen time passcode, follow the steps below.

Step 1. Launch WooTechy iDelock on your computer. Once there, click “Unlock Screen Time Passcode”.

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Step 2. Connect your device to the computer with a USB cable. Make sure you Trust the device.

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Step 3. If your device is running iOS 12 or above, you can go ahead and click Start to Unlock button.

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Step 4. To unlock the screen time passcode, you will need to disable Find My iPhone. To disable Find My iPhone, follow the images.

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Step 5. Once Find My iPhone is disabled, iDelock will begin to remove the default screen time passcode.

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Step 6. Wait for iDelock to complete its process, and once complete, you will need to reset up your device. To do so, follow the images below.

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Part 3: Remove Default Screen Time Passcode by Restoring iPhone

Another way in which you can remove that pesky default screen time passcode is by resetting and restoring your iPhone into how you got it when you first purchased it.

To do so, you will have two options to go about this iCloud and iTunes. Here is how you can restore your iPhone using both of them.

Part 3.1: With iCloud

If your iPhone 8 has Apple ID on and the Find, My iPhone feature is enabled, then you can use iCloud to unlock iPhone 8 without a code.

This will erase your iPhone remotely, and you'll be able to unlock the iPhone. Your iPhone 8 has to be synced to the computer with iTunes before having this method work.

Step 1. Go on your computer and go to iCloud.com.

Step 2. Sign into your iCloud using your Apple ID.

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You might be asked to enter a two-factor authentication. If you do click on didn't get a verification code and then choose Text Me to get a text message with a code. Even though you can't unlock your iPhone, you will still see the message on the notifications bar. Enter the code and click Trust.

Step 3. After you sign it, select Find iPhone and enter your Apple ID password again.

Step 4. Your iPhone should appear on the display page. If not, then click All Devices and select your iPhone.

Step 5. Click Erase iPhone.

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Step 6. Your iPhone will restart and erase all data and passcodes. You can now unlock your iPhone without a passcode.

Part 3.2: With iTunes

Before trying this method, you have to have your iPhone 8 synced to the computer with iTunes before you start. Once ready, you can follow these steps to unlock iPhone 8 without a Passcode.

Step 1. Open iTunes on your computer.

Step 2. Turn off your iPhone and put it into recovery mode.

Step 3. Connect your phone to the computer.

Step 4. Once connected, a pop-up will appear and give you two options. Make sure to select Restore.

Step 5. When you select Restore, iTunes will download the software to your device. It may take 15 minutes.

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Step 6. Now that the 15 minutes are up, your iPhone should be restored with the information from the last backup, and you won't need a passcode to unlock your phone.

If your iPhone was not restored, then repeat steps 1-5.

Part 4: Reset the Screen Time Passcode for Personal Device and Child Device

If you have some family plan or have a family sharing group, you forgot the device's screen time passcode. Here’s how to reset it for your device or your child’s device.

4.1 Reset the Screen Time Passcode for Personal

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You will want to make sure that your device is updated to iOS 13.4 or iPadOS 13.4 or later for your device. Then you will need to go to:

  • - Settings

  • - Click screen time

  • - Select change screen time passcode and then tap it again

  • - Click Forgot Passcode

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Enter your Apple ID and password, then enter a new screen time passcode.

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Update your Mac to at least macOS Catalina 10.15.4 or later, then follow the steps below.

  • - Go to the Apple menu and select System Preferences, then click Screen Time.

  • - Click the circle icon with the three white dots in the middle on the lower-left corner.

  • - Select Change Passcode, then click Forget the Passcode.

  • - Enter your Apple ID and password.

  • - Choose your new passcode and enter it again to confirm it.

4.2 Reset the Screen Time Passcode for Child

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If you’re using Family Sharing to manage your child’s account, you will not be able to reset the passcode for these devices. You will need the family organizer device to reset the default screen time passcode.

To do so:

  • - Make sure the family organizer device is updated to at least iOS 13.4.

  • - Go to Settings, then click Screen Time.

  • - Scroll until your see your child’s name under Family.

  • - Select Change Screen Time Passcode, then click it again and enter your new passcode.

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Update your Mac to at least macOS Catalina 10.15.4 or later, then follow the steps below.

  • - Go to the Apple menu and select System Preferences, then click Screen Time.

  • - Select your child’s name from the drop-down menu on the left side of the screen.

  • - Click the circle icon with the three white dots in the middle on the lower-left corner.

  • - Select Change Passcode, then click Forget Passcode.

  • - Enter your Apple ID and password.

  • - Choose your new passcode and enter it again to confirm it.

Conclusion

By following the steps mentioned above you will be able to look at your app usage and the time you spent using your Apple device. Make sure to continue to use WooTechy iDelock for fast and easy service that you can do by yourself.

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