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How to Change Passcode on iPhone [All Models]



Apple iPhones are one of the most secure smartphones ever. You can add an extra layer of security to your device by adding a passcode. Even though the latest version of iPhones comes with advanced Face ID or Touch ID as the main way to unlock the device, you need to set a passcode as a backup option. Creating a strong passcode is essential as others may be able to get your personal data with ease. Likewise, you also have to change the passcode at regular intervals for security measures. The following section will show the necessary procedure to change the passcode on iPhone.

How to Change Passcode on iPhone

The following procedures will help you to change the passcode in all iPhone models. Make sure to update your iPhone to the latest version for all the latest features.

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1. On your iPhone, go to Settings.

2. Scroll down to click on Face ID & Passcode or Touch ID & Passcode.

How to Change Passcode on iPhone

3. Enter the current passcode using the on-screen keys.

How to Change Passcode on iPhone

4. Scroll down to the bottom to click on Change Passcode.

Change Passcode

5. Now, you have to re-enter your old passcode once again.

6. Provide a new & secured passcode and verify it to confirm the changes.

iPhone uses the six-digit code as the default passcode option. In order to change it, you must click on the Passcode Options link.

Choose between Custom Alphanumeric Code, Custom Numeric Code, and 4-Digit Numeric Code.

Password options

In case if you forget your passcode, you need to reset your iPhone passcode by using iTunes or iCloud or restoring the device from recovery mode.

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If you consider being secured with your digital data on iPhone, you shall change the passcode. It is better to change the passcode at a regular interval so that others will not be able to access your iPhone. In this current world, we are having a lot of issues due to the advancement in technology and other technical problems. Your privacy is in your hands. To protect your privacy, you must change your passcode at regular intervals.

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