iPhone X: Forgot restriction code
The restriction code allows you to block the use of individual iPhone X functions. If you have forgotten the restriction code, your only option is often to reset the device. How to do this and what alternatives there are to the reset, we show you here.
Forgetting a restriction code: how to reset iPhone XOn iPhone X, you have the option to set a restriction code to lock certain features of the device. This is especially useful if you let other people, such as your children, use the iPhone X and want to prevent them from making changes to the settings, making purchases, or accessing adult websites. Since you always have to enter the code to remove the restriction, if you forget it, your only option is to reset your iPhone.
- To do this, connect your iPhone X to your computer via USB cable and open iTunes.
- In iTunes, click on the name of your iPhone and select the "Restore iPhone" option.
- After clicking "Backup", a backup of all personal data on your iPhone X will then be created first before it is subsequently reset.