Apple increased the default passcode length to 6 digits to improve security. However, users can easily shorten their password length to 4 digits or a custom length under the settings. Follow our instructions to change your passcode for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch from 6 digits to 4.
How-to Change iOS Passcode to 4 Digits
1. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode
2. Enter current passcode
3. Press Change Passcode
4. Enter current passcode again
5. Select Passcode Options
6. Select 4-Digit Numeric Code or Custom Numeric Code (for a custom length passcode)
7. Enter new passcode twice
That’s it! If you have any questions and comments feel free to leave it below.