Touch ID trick

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  1. dazedxar, Oct 4, 2013
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2013

    dazedxar macrumors member

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    #1
    For those who don't have 100% Touch ID success rate try this:

    If you unlock with both of your thumbs, make 2 fingerprints for each thumb. Make 1 print for the top of the thumb and another for the middle part. I noticed that a lot of my unsuccessful unlocks were due to trying to unlock the phone with the middle part of my thumb and not the tip of it. Having the 2 prints for each thumb eliminates that problem and you can position your finger without being 100% precise and still unlock your phone.
     

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  2. Carlanga macrumors 604

    Carlanga

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    #2
    I only use one digit and accomplish the same 2 part thumb. This is adjusted at the begging of the recognition. In that same one digit it also unlocks w/ the top front part on mine so 3 parts in 1 digit, it's just a matter of getting proper training at the learning part.
     
  3. SR71 macrumors 68000

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    Boston, MA
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    This. I can unlock my phone with both thumbs nearly all the way down to the first knuckle. You just have to teach it properly when you first enroll your fingerprint.
     

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