Tag: Touch ID

Using Face ID to authenticate in Facebook Messenger

How To Enable Facebook Messenger App Lock Feature On iPhone (iPad)

Facebook has recently updated its Messenger app for iOS with a new privacy feature called App Lock. Enabling it allows you to safeguard your chats and conversations with the help of Face ID or Touch ID, depending on the authentication hardware available on your iOS or iPadOS device. This means that FB Messenger will require…




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Tips To Disable Face ID And Passcode For Unlocking An iPhone While Wearing A Mask

Although we strongly advocate for using a Passcode to protect the data on your iPhone, the COVID-19 pandemic pushes us to temporary disable it. That’s because wearing a mask and latex gloves complicates unlocking your iPhone. I’ve just returned from grocery shopping and I had to unlock my iPhone several times while on the move….




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Trick To Temporarily Disable iPhone Touch ID In Case Of Emergency

Unlocking an iPhone is currently done with the help of the user’s fingerprint. However, whenever the phone restarts, iOS will first ask for the device’s Passcode before allowing you to unlock with the help of the Touch ID technology. However, there might be some delicate moments when you would prefer to disable fingerprint authentication, especially…




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iPhone 8 Digital Home Indicator To Replace Physical Home Button

The iPhone 8 will be the first Apple smartphone that won’t feature a physical Home button. A transition that started with the iPhone 7, that replaced the classic button with a solid-state one, equipped with a taptic engine that simulates traditional pressing with the help of haptic feedback. The 10th anniversary iOS device features and…




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iPhone X Face ID Facts & Functions Expected In iOS 11 [Updated]

The iPhone X leaks and rumors about the upcoming Apple flagship have been confirmed! Perhaps the most important new addition is the Face ID feature, code named ‘Pearl ID’ by Apple’s in-house developers. The Cupertino-based tech giant claims that this new iPhone X authentication method is 20 times more secure than Touch ID. It seems…