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How to Change a Passcode from 6 to 4 Digits iPhone/iPad

When you set up an iOS device running iOS 9 or iOS 10, you are prompted for a six-digit passcode. However, you can set a four-digit passcode. This post will show you how to change a passcode from 6 to 4 digits on iPhone/iPad.

How to change passcode back to a four-digit code

Step 1: Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode.

Step 2: Enter Passcode that you have set.

Enter passcode you have set

Step 3: Then tap on Change Passcode.

Step 4: Enter your old passcode again.

Change passcode

Step 5: Tap Passcode Options, then choose 4-Digit Numeric Code.

Choose 4-Digit Mumeric Code

Step 6: Enter your new passcode twice to verify it.

Enter new passcode and verify it

Tips: You can use the same procedure to change a custom length numeric passcode, or use a mix of letters and numbers in password, learn more see how to set a stronger Alphanumeric passcode.