Last Updated on Nov 1, 2021
Touch ID is the most advanced security technology for unlocking apple devices. It’s a 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. Depending 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.
Also, you should check the complete guide on how to use a 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 notes in the Popup window.
How to Disable/Enable Face ID/Touch ID or Password for Lock Notes on iPhone/iPad
Touch ID or FaceID must be enabled on your iPhone/iPad before you Setup for the Notes app. 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 the iPhone/ iPad. Next, Scroll down Tap on “Notes”.
Otherwise for a set new one, Tap on “Change Password” (Enter Old password and Set new one).
Enable Lock or Password on Note from iPhone Notes app
Now, Add Lock for Particular Note in the Notes app on iPhone, Follow the Below steps for the apply lock on a new note.
- Open Notes app on the iPhone.
- Open Note that you want to lock with the Note passcode.
- Tap on the Share icon and Tap on Lock Note from the share sheet.
Remove Lock from Note on iPhone Notes App
We can make any app lock-free, Just Remove locked for Lock Enabled Note on iPhone Notes app. Follow the steps below to remove the lock from the iPhone notes app.
- Open Notes app on the iPhone.
- Next, Open Locked Note, and Unlock it first. Now tap on the Share icon.
- Swipe up on share sheet, Tap on Remove Lock.
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 Settings app on iPhone/iPad.
- Scroll to Notes Option.
- Now, Tap on Password > Enable Face ID/Touch ID Toggle.
- That’s it.
The below image shows how to lock notes on iPhone, open the 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 they 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 forgotten it. Of course, it is possible to change the password of the Notes app from the iPhone. Therefore, we recommend you enable Touch ID/Face ID to lock notes on your iPhone, so even if you forgot the password, it is possible to unlock the notes using Touch ID or Face ID.