Using Touch ID

You can set your phone to use your fingerprint as phone lock code or to authorise iTunes and App Store purchases. To use Touch ID, you need to turn on the phone lock code .
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Press Settings.

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Press Touch ID & Passcode.

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Press Add a Fingerprint... and follow the instructions on the screen to add your fingerprint.

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Press Continue. If you haven't previously selected a phone lock code, key in a code of your own choice twice.

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Press the indicator next to "iPhone Unlock" to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on the function, you can use your fingerprint to turn off the phone lock code.

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Press the indicator next to "iTunes & App Store" to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on the function, you can use your fingerprint to authorise iTunes and App Store purchases.

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Press the indicator next to "Apple Pay" to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on the function, you can use your fingerprint to authorise Apple Pay purchases.

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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

Last updated: 22/11/2018
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