Looking for an app to read fingerprints and store using Touch ID - not a prank

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by Michael Anthony, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. Michael Anthony macrumors regular

    Oct 18, 2012
    I'm looking for an app that uses the actual touch ID sensor to read a fingerprint and then store it - not to unlock anything - and not one of the ridiculous prank apps out there. Can't believe I've had to resort to asking around, I've looked for a fair while.
  2. C DM macrumors Sandy Bridge

    Oct 17, 2011
    Probably because something like that doesn't exist?
  3. chrfr macrumors 604

    Jul 11, 2009
    What you want won't be possible. The Touch ID sensor does not pass fingerprint data to the computer, and thus you will never see an app that records fingerprints.
    Refer to the "Secure Enclave" section of this document: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204587

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