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How to uninstall the Safe Surfer iOS DNS profile

This guide will show you how to uninstall the Safe Surfer iOS DNS profile.

This guide is for Apple mobile devices that aren't using the Safe Surfer app. In addition, this guide demonstrate uninstallation on a device running iOS 15 (as the Safe Surfer app requires iOS/iPadOS 16 or newer). If this device was protected with the Safe Surfer app, you can find the app uninstallation guide by clicking this link.

Uninstall protection

Tap the Settings app.

Tap the General menu.

Tap the VPN, DNS & Device Management menu.

Tap the Safe Surfer option under the Configuration Profile section.

Tap the Remove Profile button.

Enter the passcode used to unlock this device.

Tap the Remove button.

Step 2: Disable Screen Time settings (optional)

If you installed content restrictions in the Apple Screen Time menu during the protection installation, you can follow these steps to disable them.

On the Settings app home menu, tap the Screen Time menu.

Tap the Content & Privacy Restrictions menu.

Tap the switch found next to Content & Privacy Restrictions, then enter your Screen Time passcode

Tap the back button to save the changes.

Uninstallation complete

You have now successfully uninstalled Safe Surfer from this device. You can also remove the listing for this device on the Safe Surfer dashboard Devices menu by clicking the three-dot button on the applicable device listing, then click the Delete option.

Updated on: 09/07/2024

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