Apple® iPad® - Touch ID Settings

Caution For the fingerprint scanner to operate, hands must be clean and free of moisture, dirt, oil, lotion, dyes, etc.

Note Notes:

  • The steps below apply to the following models:
    • iPad Pro
    • iPad (5th generation and later)
    • iPad Air 2
    • iPad mini 3 or later
  • To identify your iPad model and check for Touch ID capabilities, view this info.
  • Refer to this info for additional guidance on Touch ID including compatible iPad models.

  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Touch ID & Passcode.
  2. Enter your passcode.
  3. Tap the iPad Unlock switch to turn fingerprint on Switch On or off Switch Off.
  4. Tap the iTunes & App Store switch to turn fingerprint on or off for App and iTunes Stores purchases.
  5. Tap the Apple Pay switch to turn fingerprint on or off for purchases.
  6. Tap the Password AutoFill switch to turn fingerprint on or off in place of entering a passcode.

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