Forgetting your password on iPhone is no longer a scary worry on iOS 17 after 72 hours

tac-gia-trung-tu-te Trung Tử Tế 29/06/2023
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What is the forgot passcode feature on iOS 17? This is a feature that allows you to use your old iPhone password to reset your new password within 72 hours after you change your password. This article will provide information related to this new feature of iOS 17

Forgot Passcode iOS 17 feature

Apple has added a new feature to iOS 17 beta, which is the forgot passcode feature. This feature helps users create a new password for their iPhone by using their old password within 72 hours of changing their password. How this feature works is as follows: when users change their new password for their iPhone, they can still use their old password for the next 72 hours. 

iOS 17 forgot passcode
Forgot passcode iOS 17

If they enter the wrong password, the iPhone will display the “Forgot Passcode” option at the bottom of the lock screen. When choosing this option, users can choose “Try Passcode Reset” to re-enter their old iPhone password and set up a new password. 

This feature is very convenient for those who often forget their password. However, this feature can also cause security issues, such as when someone knows your old password and takes advantage of it to access your phone. To disable this feature, users need to go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode > select “Expire Previous Passcode Now”. When doing so, the iPhone will turn off the forgot passcode feature, users will not be able to use their old password to create a new password anymore.

iOS 17 will be officially released later this year for iPhone models from XS and up. Users who want to experience this feature in advance can install the iOS 17 Beta version for Apple developers. In addition, iOS 17 also has many other features such as Contact Poster, Personal Voice, StandBy, NameDrop,… 

How to activate forgot passcode feature on iOS 17

To be able to use the forgot passcode feature on iOS 17, you need to activate this feature first. Here are the necessary conditions and steps to activate this feature.

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Necessary conditions to activate forgot passcode feature

  • You must update your iPhone to the latest iOS 17 version. 
  • You must sign in to your Apple ID on your iPhone and activate Find My iPhone.
  • You must set up a Face ID or Touch ID for your iPhone.

Steps to activate this feature

Step 1: Open Settings app on your iPhone. 

Step 2: Select Face ID & Passcode or Touch ID & Passcode depending on your type of iPhone. 

Step 3: Enter your current iPhone password to unlock. 

Step 4: Scroll down and turn on Allow Passcode Reset feature. After activating this feature, you will be able to use the forgot passcode feature on iOS 17 when you forget your iPhone unlock password. 

How to use forgot passcode feature on iOS 17

After activating reset forgot passcode iOS 17 feature, you can use this feature in cases of retrieving password, iphone forgetting password:

Case of forgetting passcode when unlocking iPhone

This is the most common case when you forget your iPhone password. To use the forgot passcode feature on iOS 17 when forgetting passcode when unlocking an iPhone, you do the following steps: 

Step 1: Enter the wrong password several times until the iPhone reports that you have entered wrong too many times. You will see the Forgot Passcode? options appear at the bottom of the lock screen. 

Step 2: Tap on Forgot Passcode? option. On the next screen, tap on Try Passcode Reset. 

Step 3: Enter your Apple ID and password to verify your identity. Then verify your identity again with Face ID or Touch ID depending on your type of iPhone. 

Step 4: Enter your old iPhone password to be able to reset the new password. Then enter and confirm a new password for your iPhone. 

New password
Confirm a new password for your iPhone

After completing the above steps, you have successfully retrieved the password for your iPhone. You can use the new password to unlock and use the iPhone normally.

Acting as a translation expert, please translate this content into English for me keeping the original content. Here is my paragraph “So you have learned how to activate and how to reset iPhone password. This is a very useful and convenient feature for those who often forget their iPhone password. However, you also need to pay attention to security issues when using this feature and can turn it off when not needed. If you are using iPhone with iOS 17 or newer operating system, activate and test forgot passcode feature right away

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