How to Use Touch ID in Macbook Pro: Add/ Remove, Enable/ Disable

First time Touch ID available in latest generation Macbook Pro 2016 models (13 inch and 15 inch) and it has been proved very successful for different type of user authentication/ Validation in Security. Now it’s time to setup on new Macbook pro by add your fingerprints, Manage by remove or add new Touch ID or Enable/ Turn on for different purposes like Unlock login screen, Apple pay payment and App in Purchase or install from Mac app store/ iTunes. Save big time from hundreds of time enter passcode or password in a day and Use Touch ID in Macbook Pro.

Touch ID by Apple use Bio-metric sensor, and your new Macbook pro 13/ 15 inch has awesome in accuracy and Privacy.

Explained: Setup/ Use Touch ID in Macbook Pro: Turn on/ Turn Off, Add/ Remove

For use Touch ID on Macbook pro, Must be added at least one fingerprint on System. Also Touch IDs only store locally on your system in encrypted formate. In single account we can add three maximum Touch ID and five across all accounts created by you on single system. In this case we need to delete saved fingerprints and keep one only if possible.

6 Manage Touch ID on Macbook Pro Add New Fingerprints or Delete

How to Add Fingerprints on Macbook Pro 13 inch or 15 inch

1: Go to the Apple Menu > System Preference on Macbook Pro.

2: From the System Preference, Find Touch ID.

3: To Add New Click on Add a fingerprints.

1 Add New and Use Touch ID in Macbook Pro with Fingerprints

4: Enter your User Password, Then Scan your Fingerprints using Touch ID button from Macbook pro, Just like Touch ID Setup on iPhone/ iPad. Rest your Finger until the scan completely.

Get Touch ID ready after scan fingerprints on Macbook pro

Note: We can rename finger prints on saved individually by click on Name near to bottom each. Type desired name and Hit return key.

How to Delete Fingerprints on Macbook Pro

1: Go to the Apple menu > System Preference from Drop down on Macbook pro.

2: Select Touch ID on System Preference pane.

4 Choose saved fingerprints saved in Macbook Touch ID

3: Hover one saved fingerprints until you show ‘X’ icon at top of saved fingerprints.

4: Enter the password for verification

5: Then, Press Delete button.

5 Choose Delete button for finally delete Touch ID on Macbook pro

Enable/ Disable Touch ID on Macbook Pro: Apple Pay, Unlock login and App store

Yes, Apple gives options for customize use of Apple ID on Unlock login screen, Sleep to wake up, Apple pay validation or New app Download from App store/ Buy new App

1: Go to the Apple Menu > System Preference.

2: Touch ID, Select Use of Touch ID for,

3 Enable Disable Touch ID fingerprints on Macbook pro

  • Unlocking your Mac
  • Apple Pay
  • iTunes & App Store

Done, Touch ID Enable for that. For Disable Touch ID, Un-check checkbox from list.

Also Check: Touch Bar in Macbook Pro Explained

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