How to purchase apps using Face ID on your iPhone X

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With iPhone X, Apple introduces a brand new security measure, known as Face ID. Basically, Face ID replaces the traditional Touch ID fingerprint scanner and allows iPhone X owners to instantly unlock their phone. However, Face ID is a bigger deal than we think. You now can purchase apps using Face ID, but the process may be a little bit confusing.

In this tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to purchase apps with Face ID on your iPhone X. Before we begin, keep in mind that Face ID is exclusive to iPhone X, and there is no direct way to get Face ID on other iPhone models.

How to purchase apps using Face ID on your iPhone X

To purchase apps using Face ID, you first need to set it up on your device. To do this, head to Settings > Face ID & Passcode > Enrol Face > Get Started and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the task.

  1. How to purchase apps using Face ID on your iPhone X

Step one: Launch App Store on your iPhone X and then locate the app you wish to buy using Face ID

Step two: Once you are done, hit the get or buy button next to the desired app

Step three: From the pop-up menu, double-click the side button and then glance at your iPhone X to install the app with Face ID (If you don’t want to authenticate your purchase with Face ID, hit the Install button and then enter the passcode).

  1. How to turn off Face ID for purchases on App Store on your iPhone X

If you find Face ID annoying, you can easily disable Face ID for App Store purchases. To do this, you can follow our steps below.

Step one: Launch the Settings app from your home screen and then hit Face ID & Passcode

Step two: Provide your passcode and then turn off the switch for iTunes & App Store.

Also read: How to sync your health data to iCloud on your iPhone

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