Touch ID is the most advanced security technology for unlocking apple devices. It’s very fast and Perfect fingerprint scanning expertise perfect solution or as an alternate option. First, you need to Enable Touch ID for Notes on iPhone, iPad on the latest iOS version. Later we will see how to use a password if Touch ID not working on the Unlock note on iPhone/ iPad. To use this hidden note security/ Privacy option, you must set up touch ID and Face ID on iPhone 11(Pro Max), iPhone X, iPhone 7, 7 Plus, iPhone 8/ 8 Plus, iPhone 6S/6, iPhone 6S Plus/6 Plus, and Other all compatible Models.
iPhone lets you unlock Notes with Touch ID/Face ID, and password both. Depends on you, how do you like to unlock the Notes, preferably Touch ID/Face ID is the convenient and fast option. And if in case, if you forgot the password at that time also Face ID or Touch ID is of much use to access the Notes on iPhone.
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Also, you should check the complete guide on how to use lock on the Notes app on the iPhone.
Note: In any case, Touch ID has been failed, you have an alternate option for entering a password for unlocking note in Popup window.
How to Disable/ Enable Touch ID/Face ID or Password for Lock Notes on iPhone/iPad
Right from the settings app of your iPhone, you can quickly enable and disable password protection on notes stored on your device.
- Go to the Settings App on iPhone/ iPad
- Next, Scroll down Tap on “Notes”.
- Tap on “Password”.
- Now, enter the password that you would like to lock the notes.
- Verify the password, by re-entering it.
- Then, turn on Touch ID/Face ID for a Notes app.
Otherwise for set new one, Tap on “Change Password” (Enter Old password and Set new one).
Use Touch ID or Face ID on Notes app for open locked note
Open notes app from your iPhone/ iPad. Tap on View note, See below screen and adjust your finger on the home button.
- Open the Notes app on your iOS device.
- Tap on the note, that you want to open.
- Tap in the middle of the screen where View Note is displayed.
- Use Touch ID/Face ID/Password to unlock notes on iPhone.
The below image shows how to lock notes on iPhone, open Notes app, Write a note or Open the existing note that you want a lock. A single tap on Top corner Sharing icon [Square box with upper arrow icon]. Find Option for lock note.
See Below, Screen when you try to open a locked note, You need to use the password or Touch ID.
These locking methods are only specific to the Notes app and it can only be used to lock and unlock notes. Also, the same password that you have created to lock notes, will be used to unlock notes across all your iOS, and macOS devices using the same Apple ID. However, Apple doesn’t store your password on the server or any storage like iCloud or Email, so there is no way to recover a password if you have lost or forgot it. Of course, it is possible to change the password of the Notes app from the iPhone. Therefore, we recommend you to enable Touch ID/Face ID to lock notes on iPhone, so even if you forgot the password, it is possible to unlock the notes using Touch ID or Face ID.