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Asked a question 5 months ago

I have CE on my Apple devices. I have recently discovered that Apple does not provide an option to block a factory reset of a device. Have any of you had this problem? How did you deal with it?

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Hi Tom! 

Thank you for reaching out to us here in the forum. 

Apple provides free parental controls (Screen Time) for iPhone® and iPad®. If you set up Screen Time on an iPhone®/iPad® and a Screen Time passcode, then the device will automatically require the Screen Time passcode before factory resetting. 

I suggest your ally/partner sets up Screen Time on your device so that you cannot factory reset it. Here are some helpful support articles about Screen Time:

I hope this helps,

Sydney