Back in 2013, Apple took the security to a whole new level thanks to the addition of the Touch ID fingerprint. At present, Touch ID is not just restricted to unlocking your iPhone or iPad, it is a bigger deal than you think. In this case, you can use fingerprint to authorize purchases from the iTunes and App Stores.
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The best part is that Apple allows you to register up to 5 fingerprints from your fingers, your family or your friends in case of emergencies. In this tutorial, we will walk you through steps to set up Touch ID for iTunes and App Stores. It is not a complicated process, but it could be a struggle if you are not a tech –savvy.
Steps to set up Touch ID on your iPhone or iPad
Before we begin with how you can use Touch ID for iTunes and App Store Purchases, make sure that you have set up Touch ID on your iPhone or iPad
Step one: First and foremost, launch the Settings app from your home screen and tap on Touch ID & Passcode
Step two: Enter your passcode if asked. If you don’t your own passcode, make sure that you create one
Step three: Next up, all you have to do now is to select the Add a Fingerprint. After that, place your finger you want to register on your home button and keeping doing that until you feel a buzz
Step four: Lift your finger and place it back on the home button. Repeat the process each time you feel a quick vibration
Step five: Tap Continue and place the edges of your finger on your home button and hold it there until you feel a buzz.
Step six: Lift your finger and place it back down. Register with a different edge of your finger. Once you are done, tap Continue
Touch ID is now ready and you can use it to unlock your phone now
Steps to set up Touch ID for iTunes and App Stores
You now can use Touch ID to make purchases from iTunes and App Stores. Here is how you do it:
Step one: Head to the Settings app from your home screen
Step two: Scroll down to Touch ID & Passcode and tap on it. After that, enter your passcode when asked.
Step three: All you have to do is to turn on the switch next to iTunes & App Store. Once you are done, exit the Settings and go to the iTunes Store and App Store.
Step four: Once you are in, select something you want to buy and you will see the Touch ID prompt. All you have to do now is to lightly touch the Home button to make purchases.
That’s it! These are steps to set up Touch ID for iTunes and App Stores. Don’t forget to drop a comment if you stumble upon any issues during the process