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How to Protect Private Photos with Passcode, Face ID, or Touch ID on iPhone & iPad

Mar 24, 2023 - 2 Comments
Enable authentication to view Hidden photos album on iPhone or iPad

The “Hidden” photos album on iPhone and iPad offers a place to put photos on your device that you don’t want hanging around in your general Photos camera roll. But since the Hidden album is still visible to anyone who knows where to find it, even if you hide the Hidden album, if you want … Read More

Forgot Apple Watch Passcode? Here’s How to Reset It

Jul 30, 2021 - 1 Comment
Forgot Apple Watch Passcode? How to Reset It

Did you manage to accidentally lose or forget your Apple Watch passcode? Don’t worry, it’s not the end of the world. You can get back full access to your Apple Watch by simply resetting it and you can do this right from your paired iPhone.

How to Set iPhone to Erase Automatically After Failed Passcode Attempts

May 27, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Set iPhone to Erase Automatically After Failed Passcode Attempts

Are you worried about someone breaking into your iPhone by guessing passcodes? Or perhaps you’re worried that if you lost your iPhone, someone could eventually guess the passcode and access your data? In that case, you may want to learn how you can set your iPhone to automatically erase all its data after multiple failed … Read More

How to Switch to Four-Digit Passcode on iPhone & iPad

May 22, 2021 - 1 Comment
How to Switch to Four Digit Passcode on iPhone

Want to use a shorter 4 digit passcode on your iPhone or iPad again? You can do that, though it’s important to remember that shorter passcodes are not as secure. If you’re a long-time iPhone or iPad user, you probably remember the old days when you were able to use four-digit passcodes. Although Apple defaults … Read More

How to Reset Screen Time Passcode on Mac

May 20, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Reset Screen Time Passcode on Mac

Lost or forgot the passcode that you use for Screen Time on your Mac? Don’t start panicking. Thankfully, resetting your Screen Time passcode without losing all your settings is a pretty straightforward process on macOS.

How to Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch

May 6, 2021 - 2 Comments
How to Unlock iPhone with Apple Watch

Do you use an Apple Watch alongside your iPhone? If so, you may be excited to know that you can now use your Apple Watch to quickly unlock your Face ID-equipped iPhone, this may be particularly handy when you’re wearing a face mask. That’s right, you no longer have to type in the passcode.

How to Set, Change, or Disable Screen Time Passcode on Mac

Apr 29, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Set Screen Time Passcode on Mac

Do you use Screen Time on your kid’s Mac to keep a check on their device usage by limiting access to certain apps and other content? If so, using a Screen Time passcode is absolutely necessary to make sure that Screen Time settings aren’t messed around with or bypassed.

How to Change Apple Watch Passcode

Mar 16, 2021 - Leave a Comment
How to Change Apple Watch Passcode

Having a hard time remembering or using the passcode on Apple Watch? Do you think someone figured out the passcode you use to unlock your Apple Watch? Or perhaps, you’re one of those privacy buffs who prefer to keep updating their passcode on a regular basis? Regardless, it’s pretty simple to change the passcode on … Read More

How to Use 6-Digit Passcode on Apple Watch

Dec 1, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Use 6-Digit Passcode on Apple Watch

Do you want to use a complex passcode for unlocking your Apple Watch? Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do and can further enhance the security of your smart wearable.

How to Set an Alphanumeric Passcode on iPhone & iPad

Jul 29, 2020 - Leave a Comment
How to Set an Alphanumeric Passcode on iPhone

Do you want to set a complicated passcode on your new iPhone or iPad to prevent unauthorized access? You’re in luck, because iOS and iPadOS lets users create a custom alphanumeric passcode if that’s what they prefer, allowing for significantly more complex device passcodes that are harder to guess and crack.

How to Passcode Lock an App with Screen Time on iPhone & iPad

Nov 19, 2019 - 3 Comments
App time limit

Have you ever wanted to put a passcode lock on an iPhone or iPad app? If you want to prevent people from having access to specific apps, even if they have access to your iPhone or iPad and know that devices lock screen passcode, you’d need an app passcode. The problem is that iOS and … Read More

How to Disable Passcode on iPhone or iPad

Aug 18, 2019 - 15 Comments
How to disable passcode on iPhone or iPad

Occasionally, some users may wish to turn off the passcode on iPhone or iPad. Disabling the passcode on iPhone or iPad is easy, but it’s not necessarily recommended due to privacy and security reasons, so therefore it’s only wise to turn off the passcode on an iPad or iPhone for very specific reasons. By disabling … Read More

How to Change Passcode on iPhone or iPad

Apr 4, 2019 - Leave a Comment
How to change passcode on iPhone or iPad

A passcode is used on iPhone and iPad as an authentication method to access and unlock an iOS device, often as an adjunct or alternative to the biometric authentication methods of Face ID and Touch ID. Most iPhone and iPad users enable an iOS passcode when setting up their iOS device, but later some users … Read More

What is the Screen Time Passcode in iOS 14, iOS 13, iOS 12?

Mar 30, 2019 - 5 Comments
What is the Screen Time passcode on iPhone or iPad

Screen Time is a feature on iPhone and iPad that tracks device usage for apps, websites, categories, and more, taking real-time usage data to report back just how long particular apps and types of apps are being used. You can even use Screen Time to block certain apps, websites, or even block and limit entire … Read More

How to Add a Second Person or Face to Face ID on iPhone or iPad

Dec 14, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How to add a second face to Face ID on iOS

You can add a second person to Face ID for authentication on an iPhone or iPad. Alternatively, you can use this same feature to add your own face again but with a vastly different appearance. For example, maybe you want to add your spouses face to Face ID so they can unlock your iPhone or … Read More

How to Temporarily Disable Touch ID and Face ID with Siri on iPhone or iPad

Feb 15, 2018 - 28 Comments
Touch ID and Face ID temporarily disabled with Siri command

If you ever find yourself wanting to disable Touch ID or Face ID authentication methods on an iPhone or iPad, you can easily temporarily disable the biometric authentication in iOS by using a simple Siri command. With Touch ID or Face ID temporarily disabled, the iPhone or iPad must then be unlocked with a passcode … Read More

How to Reset Forgotten Restrictions Password on iPhone, iPad

Dec 28, 2016 - 46 Comments
Reset Restrictions Passcode on iPhone and iPad

Restrictions on iPhone or iPad prevent a user from making many changes to the devices settings and allow the disabling of various iOS features, including some apps, functionalities, to disallow certain content types, and the ability to prevent making in-app purchases or buying from the App Store. Restrictions are very commonly used by parents to … Read More

iPhone is Disabled? How to Fix With or Without Connecting to iTunes

Feb 26, 2016 - 364 Comments
iPhone is disabled error message and how to fix it

Have you ever picked up your iPhone to discover the message “iPhone is disabled” and to “try again in 1 minute” or to try again 5, 15, 60 minutes? In the worst scenarios, the message says “iPhone is disabled. Connect to iTunes”, and the device is unusable until then. So, what is going on here, … Read More

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