In this article related to iOS 11, we are going to give you a brief yet a comprehensive tutorial on how you can disable iPhone touch ID on your iDevices running iOS 11 operating system. Touch ID adds another layer of security to your phone. Besides being a cool way to open the phone, it is also fast and efficient.
All you have to do is put your thumb and the phone will unlock. However, there are situations in which you can use the touch ID nor are you able to use the passcode. In these kinds of scenarios, we suggest you quickly press the power button/sleep button to bring forward the emergency screen.
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Initially, you were only able to bring forward the emergency screen, but with iOS 11 there has been a slight update in the feature. If you think that they can forcefully use your touch ID to unlock your phone, there is a quick and effective way of disabling it from the emergency screen. Once you disable it, you will only be able to access your phone via the passcode.
How to Disable iPhone Touch ID
The steps to disable iPhone touch ID are pretty simple and effective. All you need to do is read them carefully, try them once a twice in order to get a hang of them.
Step 1: The first step is to open your phone, by open we do not mean unlock your phone. We simply mean to turn the backlight on.
Step 2: Now you need to press the sleep/Power button 5 times in a row.
Step 3: A new screen will come forward with three options. First, slide to power off, second Emergency SOS and lastly cancel.
Step 4: You can opt for Slide to Power Off option or the Cancel option. The above mentioned options will help you disable iPhone touch ID on your iOS Device.
To stay safe, you need to take some precautionary measure. We understand that your phone is your life, therefore we recommend that you use a 6-digit password instead of 4. Better yet, you use an alpha-numeric password.
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