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Forgot your iPhone password? iOS 17 lets you use the old one for 72 hours – UnlistedNews

iOS 17 will let you reset the passcode on your iPhone for up to three days after it’s been changed, a feature that could prevent you from being locked out of your smartphone if you forget your passcode shortly after changing it. The security feature was discovered in the first developer beta version of iOS 17 and can be tested on iPhone XR or newer models that are registered to receive iOS 17 developer tests. It is expected to roll out to all eligible devices when the update becomes widely available later this year.

according to a report Per MacRumors, with iOS 17, if you change your password but can’t remember the new one, you can reset it using the old one. you can touch on the Forgot the access code? after an unsuccessful password attempt, then select Try to reset the passcode. You can then enter the old passcode to change it to one that is easier to remember. The feature is currently available in the iOS 17 Developer Beta.

However, you can only reset a new forgotten passcode using the old one within a 72 hour period, after which the option to try to reset the passcode will not be accessible. If you don’t want your old passcode available as a reset option, you can open the Settings app and tap Face ID and Passcode > Expire old access code now. This will prevent the system from remembering the previous access code.

This feature could come in handy and prevent your iPhone from being locked out when you forget a newly set passcode. Entering the wrong access code multiple times will show you a Security lock message that requires you to reset your iPhone using your Apple ID and password or by connecting it to a computer.

iOS is expected to arrive later this year with notable updates to the company’s apps like FaceTime, Messages, and Phone, as well as a new Journal app. It will also allow users to view widgets, timers, and other details like events when their device is in landscape mode and connected to a charger. Apple hasn’t revealed when iOS 17 will roll out to users, but the company has confirmed that it will only be available for iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and newer models.

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