How to disable Touch ID on iPhones

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Touch ID is a security feature that all iPhone users would do well to enable. It allows you to unlock your device, authorize purchases, and do so much more with just your fingerprint. However, some people might not fancy the feature, for some security or privacy reasons. You can disable it on your iPhone or iPad if you wish. Here’s how to disable the feature on your device:

  1. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode.
  2. Type in your passcode, then go to Use Touch ID For. Then you can modify the settings you want to disable it for. These features include Apple Pay, unlocking your device, and iTunes & App Store.
  3. Make sure that you have activated a passcode before you go out of Settings.

Remember that you can enable the feature again if you wish. Just follow the above instructions, then enable the feature for the functions you want.


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