How to Reset Your iPad Passcode

The amount of common computing tasks that you can perform on an iPad is pretty high, and it’s entirely possible that you are using your iPad for a lot of your typical Web browsing, banking and document creation. This can lead to a lot of important information being stored on the device, making the security of that information very important.

So if you have set up a passcode on your iPad, then you have taken a good step towards keeping your important info private. But if you need to reset the passcode because someone knows it, or because you think you might have trouble remembering it, then you can read our guide below.


How to Change an iPad Passcode

The method described below is going to require you to know the passcode that is currently on the iPad. The passcode is meant as a security precaution that will prevent access to uwanted users, which means that it is not easy to reset. You can read this article to learn more about what you can do if you have forgotten your passcode, or you have incorrectly entered the wrong passcode too many times.


Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Select the General option from the column at the left side of the screen.

select the general option



Step 3: Select the Passcode Lock option.

how to reset the passcode on an ipad



Step 4: Enter the current password.

enter the old passcode



Step 5: Select the Change Passcode option at the top of the screen.

select the change passcode option



Step 6: Enter the old passcode.

enter the old passcode



Step 7: Enter the new passcode.

enter the new passcode



Step 8: Re-enter the new passcode to confirm it.

re-enter the new passcode



Learn how to enable restrictions on the iPad if you want to prevent certain apps or features on your device from being used.

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