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Apple iPhone 7

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How to use Touch ID

You can set your mobile phone to use your fingerprint as phone lock code or to authorise iTunes Store and App Store purchases.

Step 1 of 9

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 9

Press Touch ID & Passcode.

Step 3 of 9

Press Add a Fingerprint....
Follow the instructions on the display to add a fingerprint.

Step 4 of 9

Press Continue.
Key in a phone lock code of your own choice.
Key in the same phone lock code again.

Step 5 of 9

To use Touch ID as phone lock code:
Press the indicator next to "iPhone Unlock" until the function is activated.

Step 6 of 9

To use Touch ID to authorise iTunes Store and App Store purchases:
Press the indicator next to "iTunes & App Store" until the function is activated.

Step 7 of 9

Press Settings.

Step 8 of 9

Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

Step 9 of 9

Touch the Home key to scan your fingerprint.

1. Find "Touch ID & Passcode"

Press Settings.
Press Touch ID & Passcode.

2. Add fingerprint

Press Add a Fingerprint....
Follow the instructions on the display to add a fingerprint.
Press Continue.
Key in a phone lock code of your own choice.
Key in the same phone lock code again.

3. Select settings for Touch ID

To use Touch ID as phone lock code:
Press the indicator next to "iPhone Unlock" until the function is activated.
To use Touch ID to authorise iTunes Store and App Store purchases:
Press the indicator next to "iTunes & App Store" until the function is activated.

4. Return to the Home screen

Press Settings.
Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

5. Use Touch ID

Touch the Home key to scan your fingerprint.