Aimed to facilitate you in authorizing purchases from iTunes Store, App Store and iBooks Store, Touch ID emerges as the times require and allows you to unlock iPhone by simply placing finger on the Home button. However, it's not likely for everyone to know how to set up Touch ID on iPhone 6 Plus/6. Hence, in the following I'm to cover 5 indispensable tips on using iPhone Touch ID for your reference.
First of all, you need to set a passcode for additional security validation on your iPhone 6 Plus/6 before following the tutorial below to set up Touch ID.
That's it! And you can officially add up to 5 fingerprints to iPhone 6 Plus/6, but note that it takes slightly longer for Touch ID to recognize your finger with each additional fingerprint added.
Generally speaking, Touch ID is mainly used for 2 purposes: unlock iPhone and purchase in iTunes/App/iBooks Store.
Moreover, with the help of Touch ID, you can fully enjoy the significant feature of Apply Pay on iPhone 6 Plus/6, i.e. purchase in stores and within apps.
As I mentioned in Tip 1, you can add 5 fingerprints to iPhone and they would be recorded as Finger 1, Finger 2 and the like. Hence, it's not possible for you to identify which entry is associated to which finger unless you unlock the iPhone with all your fingers. But fortunately, I've found a neat trick to help you out.
Go to Settings >> Touch ID & Passcode >> Fingerprints and place your finger on the Home button, then your iPhone 6 Plus/6 will highlight the entry in the finger list that you added before.
Though Touch ID brings great convenience, there're 4 situations where it will lock down and force you to enter 4-digit passcode instead.
As Apple team put, Touch ID is capable of 360-degree readability that reads your finger and knows who you are whatever the orientation is. However, there're still a few thousand people suffer from Touch ID error and can't access to important data on their iPhone.
If you're unfortunate enough to be one of them, you've no choice but turn to iPhone Data Recovery, a professional third-party tool that allows you to backup contacts, notes, messages and more from locked iPhone.
After above all-round tips for Touch ID, I bet you can make full use of it on your iPhone 6 Plus/6. What're you waiting for? Come to set up Touch ID and fully enjoy the convenience it brings to you.