How to Set up and Use Touch ID on the red iPhone 7/6/5s

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Just got your new iPhone 5s and being excited about its remarkable new features? iPhone 5s comes with so many new features and the biggest feature change for the iPhone 5s is  Touch ID: a fingerprint sensor that allows users to unlock their smartphone, to complete purchases in the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBookstore, and to sign-in to services such as Find My Friends quickly and easily. This article will show you how to set up and use Touch ID on your iPhone 5s.

Part 1: How to Set up Touch ID on Your iPhone 5s?

One of the first things you should do is setup with Touch ID fingerprint sensor after you got your new iPhone 5s. Getting Touch ID up and running is pretty straightforward. You can configure the Touch ID during the set up initial set up process or follow steps below to set it latter.

Following guide can be used to set up Touch ID on iPhone 5s or add a new fingerprint on your new iPhone 5s.

  • Launch the Settings app and navigate to General > Passcode & Fingerprint. set up touch id
  • Enter the passcode and select Fingerprints > Add a fingerprint...
  • Place the finger you wish to use for unlocking iOS onto the home button. Lift and rest your finger on the Home button repeatedly until the grey fingerprint turns completely red. set up touch id on iphone 5s
  • When complete, you will be prompted to adjust your grip.
  • Now place your finger on your Home button, this time focusing on the sides of your fingerprint, lift and rest the edge of your finger on Home Button repeatedly.
  • After the entire fingerprint animation turns red, it will prompt that Touch ID was successfully set up, and this finger can now be used for unlocking your iPhone. Tap on Continue, you can add the finger under Fingerprints with the same steps above. how to set up touch id on iphone 5s

Part 2: How to Use Touch ID on Your iPhone 5s?

Touch ID can be used to unlock your iPhone 5s without the everyday use of a manually entered passcode. And also can be used to approve purchases on iTunes Store, the App Store and the iBooks Store using the fingerprint. To use it, follow steps below.

  • Launch the Settings app and navigate to General > Passcode & Fingerprint.
  • Tap on the Passcode Unlock and iTunes & App Store toggle to turn it on. how to use touch id on iphone 5s

Touch ID is really an exciting new feature on iPhone 5s. You can use it to unlock your iPhone 5s and approve purchases on iTunes Store avoiding the problem that forgot iPhone 5s passcode and iTunes ID. So just follow steps above to setup and use it on iPhone 5s.

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