Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020
Apple’s new technology makes your Mac running on OS X Yosemite secure with MacID. By using this MacID you can unlock (Protect) your Mac system by Touch ID. Here I giving brief about how to setup/ Apply MacID on Mac to authorize multiple Mac device remotely from your iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch). Using this app you can unlock Mac when you leave your Mac system away for short time. if you are aware of touch ID in your iOS device and also wants to apply on your Mac device that should in listed below.
Useful: Best Mac Software Must have.
Compatible Mac Devices: MacID works for unlocking using TouchID from iOS device
iMac from 2012 & new
MacBook Pro from 2012 & New
MacBook Air from 2011 & New
Mac Pro from 2013 & New
Mac Mini from 2011 & New
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5/ 5S/ 5C and iPhone 4S running on iOS 8
Prerequisites: For Apply MacID on Mac
Before buying MacID for iOS ($3.99) make sure your device supports Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low energy).
Don’t mind here is the devices list that must be valid for Apple Mac ID on Mac devises
Your iOS device running on IOS 8 or later
How to use/ Setup and Apply MacID on Mac: On Yosemite or Later, iOS 8 or later
MacID for iOS is third party app to authorize your Device very securely with different unlock options, You are already aware of it. Using Passcode, Apple ID, and Touch ID.
Step 1: once confirm that your device on Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy) – BTLE.
Step 2: Download MacID for OS X and install it.
Step 3: First time you can see the list of iOS device inside the connected device menu.
Step 4: Once you download and open MacID for iOS in your iOS 8 device. Then on your Ma,c you can see that iOS device under the connected device.
Step 6: Now you can apply three different locking options. 1. Lock Screen, 2. Auto Lock, 3. IOS Touch ID.
Step 7: the Third option is very proficient and secure compare to the other two.
Step 8: Now you are done for lock setup.
Alternatively, You can also check knock app ($3.99) for iOS 7, iOS 8 to unlock your Mac remotely. Having problem on setup or Apply MacID on Mac authorized from iOS touch ID then share with us on the comment box.