Touch ID by Apple very smart technology to scan or identify original biometrics fingerprints and Validate the final one. But Touch ID in MacBook Pro totally different compare to iOS Touch ID. It’s hence that capacitive ring only available around the button, iOS device home button but Macbook pro Touch ID structure space totally covered with the capacitive ring. Sometimes Touch ID not working on MacBook Pro hopefully, that point you need to reconfigure/ Reset Touch ID problem using alternate troubleshooting steps.
Touch ID is not recoverable, just like a password or Passcode. IF you are habituated only with Touch ID, they also keep the password in mind. When Touch ID not working on MacBook Pro, You can easily unlock or Verify using Touch ID alternatives.
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The solution for all the following symptoms:
- failed unable to complete touch id setup MacBook Pro
- Touch id enrollment was interrupted MacBook Pro
- Touch id not working MacBook Pro 2018
- Unable to complete touch id setup MacBook pro
- MacBook pro touch id not working after sleep
- unable to complete touch id enrollment Catalina or Mojave
- MacBook pro touch id disappeared macOS Catalina or could not load touch id preference pane Catalina
Steps for Touch ID not working on MacBook Pro 13 inch or 15 inch
Check Touch ID enable For Use on Apply Pay, unlock or App Store
- Go to the Apple menu on your Macbook. Next System Preference > Touch ID.
- Enable Touch ID for, from three options are Apple Pay, iTunes & App Store, Unlock login. See image below,
Reset and Add New
Care Touch ID Safe
Dry finger and Macbook Touch ID face area, Note sure then regularly clean up that sensitive area.
Rest your finger properly, from top to bottom finger point area. Keep your finger stay more time.
MacBook Pro Touch ID Hardware Performance
MacBook Pro Touch ID improved very well, do not meet to adjust finger area to capacitive area because the whole area is capacitive.
Full body protector or cover might overlap the touch ID area. Crop that area or Choose your MacBook Pro design compatible accessories
Touch ID not working on App Store or Apply Pay
Quite an application on the system, Re-open and try again. Else Restart MacBook pro.
Reset SMC on Your Mac
Generally, Reset SMC does work very well on almost mac Problems. Try to do this and check out the fingerprint on your Mac again.
Forgot Touch ID and Password or Touch ID not working after macOS update
Try Alternate Fingers your own, on time interval again and again.
Restore/ Install macOS Catalina new copy, after that not working then contact Apple Store.
Touch ID Behave Like Buggy
Many users experienced and Faced Time to go, Touch ID become slowly in scan finger and Fail to scan in the first attempt. So my suggestion is that over one month reset Touch IDs from MacBook Pro.
I personally experience and found a tricky solution for my iPhone XR and iPhone 11 Pro Max in the last months.
Above are the most common problem and Troubleshooting steps must follow to fix Touch ID not working on MacBook Pro 16 inch or 13″.