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How to Remove Parental Control on iPhone [Latest]


Apr 18, 2021 (Updated: Sep 09, 2021) • Filed to: iPhone Passcode Unlocker

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Parental control on iPhone is a feature that allows you to restrict content consumption on an iPhone. The features also enable you to set a screen time limit and blocks on specific applications. Parental control can regulate and prevent access to explicit web content or contents with a certain PG rating. 

This article takes a look at easy ways to remove parental control on iPhone when you want to alter the settings and forget your passcode.

Remove Parental Control on iPhone with WooTechy iDelock(iOS 15 Supported)

If you want to remove parental control on iPhone, then WooTechy iDelock should be your best choice. It is a hassle-free way to remove screen time restrictions passcode and eliminate parental control. 

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Marvel Features of iDelock:

  • Freely remove screen time passcode without password.

  • Easily recover restrictions passcode on iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

  • Support lastest iOS version including iOS 15.

  • Apple ID, screen lock, MDM activation and screen restriction can also be removed.

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Steps to remove parental control with iDelock:

Step 1: Download and launch WooTechy iDelock on your PC and select "Unlock Screen Time Passcode" mode.

Unlock Screen Time Passcode mode

Step 2: Connect your iPhone to your computer with a USB cable. If the connection is not recognized, select "Your iDevice can't be recognized?" to resolve this.

Connect device to computer with USB cable

If your PC has not been previously trusted, unlock your device screen and select "Trust" from the pop-up prompt on your device.

Unlock device and trust the computer

Step 3: Once your device is detected, you'll see an "Unlock Screen Time Passcode" interface. This would be seen if your device is running iOS 12 or above. For devices running iOS 11 or earlier versions, you will see the "Recover Restrictions Passcode" interface.

headFor iOS 12 and above:

Click on the "Start to Unlock".

Start to unlock Screen Time Passcode mode

This requires that you disabled the "Find My iPhone" option.

Disable Find My iPhone

If "Find My iPhone" has already been disabled on your device, iDelock will start to remove the screen time passcode on your phone.

Removing Screen Time passcode

Hold on for iDelock to complete the removal. After the removal, a re-setup of your device is required. When doing this, be sure to follow promptly the on-screen instructions.

 Screen Time passcode unlocked successfully

headFor iOS 11 and earlier versions

Click the "Start to Unlock" button to initiate the process. Upon doing this, iDelock will load your device data. Ensure your device is connected to the PC during this process.

Loading data...

When your device data is successfully loaded, iDelock will start to recover the Restrictions passcode on your device. This process will take a little moment.

Recovering Restrictions passcode

After iDelock completes the recovery, it reveals the current Restrictions passcode of your iPhone. You can use this to unlock the Restrictions and revoke the Restrictions setting.

Restrictions passcode unlocked succesfully

WooTechy iDelock is an easy and hassle-free way to eliminate all parental control features on your iPhone without any fear of data loss.

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Remove Parental Control on iPhone Through iTunes

iTunes can help eliminate parental control on your iPhone, in cases where you cannot remember your parental control password. This is done by restoring your iPhone through iTunes or Finder. This restoring process will cause a wipe of your devices which also includes the parental controls. It is important to note that using iTunes to remove parental control features will erase the data on your phone and hence this method should be carefully considered.

Steps to remove parental control with iTunes:

Step 1: Connect your device to your computer with a USB cord: Trust the computer in your iPhone if you haven't previously done that. This will enable your computer to operate with your device.

Step 2: Launch the iTunes app on your computer.

Step 3: When the iTunes interface appears on the computer, locate your iPhone and click on it. Proceed to tap the icon that says "Restore iPhone" to begin restoring your device.

choose restore iphone

Step 4: Click on "Restore" on your screen to start restoring your device and then confirm the restoration process.

restore iphone by itunes

Remove Parental Control on iPhone with the passcode

Removing parental control is much easier if you know or have access to the passcode. There is no risk of data loss as you do not need to reset or erase your phone. All that is required is to input the passcode and then turn off the parental control.

Steps to Remove Parental Controls with Passcode:

Step 1: Access the Settings app on your iPhone, then select the "Screen Time" option to access the feature on your device.

setting screen time

Step 2: Find the option which reads "Turn Off Screen Time". Click on this option to disable the feature on your iPhone.

turn off screen time

Step 3: You will be required to enter the passcode.

Step 4: After entering the passcode, a prompt will show up to confirm if you want to turn off the feature. Tap on the Turn Off Screen Time.

tap turn off screen time


That this step above works for iOS 12 and above as "Screen Time" was introduced with the iOS 12 version. For iOS 11 and earlier versions, you have to look for the "Restrictions" feature which is found in the "General" menu. This is the only difference, after which you follow similar steps to turning off the Screen Time feature.

FAQs about Removing Parental Control on iPhone

1. How Do You Get Rid of Parental Controls If You Forgot Your Password?

If you forget the password of your parental control feature, you can get rid of it with the aid of an unlocking software like the WooTechy iDelock. You can also employ the use of iTunes to restore your iPhone, which would result in the parental control being disabled.

2. Can My Child Turn Off Screen Time iPhone?

It would be a difficult task for your child to turn off the screen time except they have access to the passcode. If you are concerned about this, keep the passcode away from the knowledge of your child.

3. How Do You Cheat Parental Controls?

To cheat parental controls, you need to utilize some unlocking software or erase your operating system to eliminate the parental control.

4. How Do I Turn Off Parental Controls on iOS 15?

To turn off parental control on iOS 15, launch your "Settings" app and find the "Screen Time" option, scroll down and find the "Content & Privacy Restriction"s option, click on it and toggle it off.


If you need to adjust your parental control settings or turn off the features and you have forgotten your password. No worries as you can utilize any of the above-mentioned methods such as WooTechy iDelock to help you disable the parental control in no time, and in a stress-free manner.

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