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Touch ID iOS 7.1

ds705

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Apr 7, 2013
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Is it just my iPhone or is the touch id acting differently on this version? My success rate for the most part went up with the update but a lot of times my phone won't unlock until i take my finger off the home button. Like the screen will just stay there if I keep my finger on the button. It doesn't happen every time but enough to make me wonder.
 

fiveainone

macrumors 6502a
Sep 16, 2011
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The Touch ID has improved tremendously for me. I've only gotten Try Again maybe once since I updated. It use to happen about 60% of the time before. Haven't rescanned my fingerprint in setup either.
 
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watchthisspace

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Apr 11, 2010
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Is it just my iPhone or is the touch id acting differently on this version? My success rate for the most part went up with the update but a lot of times my phone won't unlock until i take my finger off the home button. Like the screen will just stay there if I keep my finger on the button. It doesn't happen every time but enough to make me wonder.

I experience quite a lot if I leave my thumb on the home button, my phone stays asleep until I take my thumb off and then it wakes up and unlocks. Can be very annoying.
 
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mattyu007

macrumors regular
Jan 29, 2010
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Seattle, WA
It seems to work more consistently now on my 5s running 7.1 (fewer "try again"s), but the time it takes to respond and unlock has increased significantly.
 
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Sirious

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Jan 2, 2013
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United Kingdom
Recognition seems improved but it's really slow now.

Used to work almost instantly before; now it takes 2 seconds. In that 2 seconds I could enter my pass code instead.
 
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I7guy

macrumors Penryn
Nov 30, 2013
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Gotta be in it to win it
Recognition seems improved but it's really slow now.

Used to work almost instantly before; now it takes 2 seconds. In that 2 seconds I could enter my pass code instead.

Maybe, but pulling the iPhone out if your pocket while unlocking the same time is now almost 100%.
 
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Poontaco

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Feb 2, 2014
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It was perfect and fast for me all the way through beta 5. And now it is slow on the final release. I's annoying, but not the end of the world.
 
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Jord5i

macrumors member
Jul 15, 2012
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Yes it has changed for me.

TouchID was already pretty decent, I guess I was at 90% first try succes. However right now I don't remember ever nog getting it at first try (so pretty much 100%) since 7.1


Great update overall
 
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mattopotamus

macrumors G5
Jun 12, 2012
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Yes it has changed for me.

TouchID was already pretty decent, I guess I was at 90% first try succes. However right now I don't remember ever nog getting it at first try (so pretty much 100%) since 7.1


Great update overall

likewise. I was probably hovering between 80-90% pre-7.1 and now I have not had a single fail since updating.
 
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Stuke00

macrumors 68000
Oct 11, 2011
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Collinsville,IL
Is it just my iPhone or is the touch id acting differently on this version? My success rate for the most part went up with the update but a lot of times my phone won't unlock until i take my finger off the home button. Like the screen will just stay there if I keep my finger on the button. It doesn't happen every time but enough to make me wonder.

I get that from time to time... I sometimes end up just pushing on the button and it goes.
 
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