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Old Dec 6, 2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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Prevent child from changing Passcode iPod T 4th?

Hi all,

How on earth can I prevent my son from changing the passcode if I tell him what the passcode is to get into the iPod? I'm setting up an iPod I got him for Christmas, setting up all the restrictions, etc. And I noticed one funny thing, restrictions does not have an option to enter the restriction code to change the passcode, or am I missing something?

I know its pretty self explanatory, but I just spent 30 minutes going to every corner of Settings, so I figured I'd finally ask.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 07:57 PM   #2
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Why do you need him to have a passcode to begin with? I think it would be better off for you to not set one up at all. Solves the problem altogether.
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Old Dec 6, 2012, 08:09 PM   #3
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And if I do not?
He can still go into settings, create a passcode, and lock me out.
Him locking me out is what I am trying to prevent. I know I can reset it the iPod, but why bother going through that hassle if there is a way to prevent him from changing the passcode.
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Old Dec 7, 2012, 12:20 PM   #4
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You need to educate your kid and trust him, or just don't give him anything
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Old Dec 7, 2012, 02:53 PM   #5
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I cannot believe no one has suggested this yet, but...


Why not use provisioning profiles, make it a non-removeable profile and just have the profile set a password. The password cannot be changed then. Search the Apple forums on Mobile Provisioning Profiles.

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Old Dec 8, 2012, 10:38 PM   #6
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Just my view, don't give your kid expensive stuff at such a young age. It will only make him ungrateful and not appreciate the things he has. I know numerous kids who have gotten everything they've ever wanted and are spoiled brats not caring about anyone but themselves and expecting everything while giving nothing in return.
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