How To Use Touch ID Sensor - iPhone 5S
Learn how to use touch id sensor on your iPhone 5s. On iPhone 5s, you can use a fingerprint instead of your passcode or Apple ID to unlock iPhone or make purchases on the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store.
- Set up the Touch ID sensor. Go to Settings > General > Passcode & Fingerprint > Fingerprints. Set whether you want to use a fingerprint to unlock iPhone, and to make iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store purchases. Tap Add a Fingerprint, and follow the onscreen instructions. You can add more than one fingerprint (one for your spouse, for example).
- Delete a fingerprint. Tap Edit, then tap Delete icon . If you have more than one fingerprint, touch a finger to the Home button to find out which fingerprint it is.
- Name a fingerprint. Tap Edit, tap the fingerprint, then enter a name, such as Right thumb.
Use the Touch ID sensor to unlock iPhone or make a purchase. Touch the Home button with a finger youve enrolled in Settings. You can unlock iPhone either from the Lock screen or from the Passcode screen. When purchasing from the iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store, follow the prompts to enable purchases with your fingerprint. Or go to Settings > General > Passcode & Fingerprint > Fingerprints > iTunes & App Store.
Note: If you turn iPhone off, youll be asked to confirm your passcode when you turn iPhone back on and unlock it the first time, and your Apple ID for the first purchase you make.