Do you have to reenter your thumbprints if you restore from encrypted backup?

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by DaGrandMastah, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. DaGrandMastah, Nov 13, 2013
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2013

    DaGrandMastah macrumors 6502a

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    Anyone know? I had problems with my thumbprint scan until I recanned my prints. The scanner is working perfect now and don't want to mess up the scans again but need to restore to reclaim some other space. Anyone know if the fingerprints carry over if you encrypt the backup to the computer?
     
  2. Sirious macrumors 65816

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    Fingerprint data is not backed up and you can't force it to be backed up either.
    It is stored on a section of the A7 chip.
     
  3. DaGrandMastah thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Ok thanks. I guess i'll chance it. Maybe it was just a bad scan the first time around.
     

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