Want to Recover your iPhone Restrictions Passcode? Here is the Guide

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Generally we use passwords for online accounts, computer logins, and multiple email accounts. If we lost any one of the password then we click on the Forgot Password link. Suppose you set a ‘Restrictions Passcode’ on your iPhone a long time ago and now you have lost the passcode. Do you want to recover your iPhone restrictions passcode? Well, You can recover your iPhone restrictions passcode by using an application named as iPhone Backup Extractor for Mac OS X. You can download this application from here. After downloading iPhone Backup Extractor for Mac OS X simply follow the step by step instructions posted below.

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How to Recover iPhone Restrictions Passcode

STEP 1. First you have to open iPhone Backup Extractor app and allows it to extract itself. Then simply click on ‘Read Backups’. Now you will be able to see a list of your previous backups. Simply choose the backup that you wish to extract the passcode from.

STEP 2. Now you will be able to see a list of apps that have been backed up. Simply click on ‘iOS Files’, and then click on ‘Extract’.

STEP 3. Now you have to open the folder named as ‘iOS Files’. Then search for ‘com.apple.springboard.plist’ file and then open it.

STEP 4. Now you will be able to see a key named as ‘SBParentalControlsPin’ and to the right of it a value. This value is your passcode.

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That’s it. Simply enter this passcode in your iPhone. In this way you can recover iPhone restrictions passcode. If you found any difficulty in following the above steps then feel free to ask in the comment section below.


Rudra is an engineer and covers everything related to Apple. He keeps Techcular updated with latest Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Jailbreak articles.

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