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 about touch ID in your iOS device and also wants to apple on your Mac device that should be in listed below.
Compatible Mac Devices: MacID works for unlock 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 buy MacID for iOS ($3.99) make sure your device supporting 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 about 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 Mac 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: Third option is very proficient and secure compare to 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 comment box.
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