TouchID questions

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Hyloba, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. Hyloba macrumors 6502

    Sep 30, 2014
    So I'm still not sure what touchID can improve in my life besides the fast log in. Therefore, a question, or a couple of: is it possible to use touchID to log into sites like MacRumors or amazon? Apple Pay is supported, but we don't have Apple Pay here in Europe, so what benefit would that give me? Can I use it to store credit card info?
  2. viljamip macrumors regular

    Jan 22, 2016
    I haven't got my MBP yet but I'm sure TouchID can be used with iCloud Keychain. It has already been implemented to 1password. Both are ways of storing all of your passwords behind one master password. Now that your master password uses TouchID you basically get automatic login everywhere.
  3. Hyloba thread starter macrumors 6502

    Sep 30, 2014
    I thought Keychain just autofilled your login data, so I thought it was unsafe. And I thought 1password just kept everything in a safe, but I guess I should read up on both.
  4. viljamip macrumors regular

    Jan 22, 2016
    Yes, I don't use either of those so I'm not 100% how they work. I think iCloud keychain gets unlocked when you unlock your computer. 1password asks for your master password everytime you login to any service.
  5. shareef777 macrumors 68020


    Jul 26, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    I just wish Safari would let me save the password to the extent that 1Password does. Seems that 1Password lets you save your password for ANY site, where as the built-in password manager in Safari is hit or miss depending on the site.

    Anyone see issues with not getting TouchID prompts for certain system preference password prompts?
  6. cullenl87 macrumors member

    Aug 24, 2012
    I'm having trouble setting my touch ID up on my MBP. I hit "add fingerprint" and enter my password and then nothing I repeat the process and a message pops up saying "Canceled by another authentication."
  7. Bryan Bowler macrumors 68040

    Sep 27, 2008
    You definitely need to check out 1Password. It's a fantastic piece of software!
  8. digitalfx macrumors 6502a


    Jul 18, 2007
    Is it possible to set touch ID to work 100% of the time for unlocking the MBP?
    Right now I keep getting the request to enter a password before I can use touch id...this occurs every time the computer is idle for an extended period.

    In System Pref/Touch ID...there are no settings other than adding finger prints or turning on/off touch id for unlocking, apple pay and iTunes. I have all 3 selected.
  9. ThereisnoLisa:onlyCube macrumors regular


    Sep 13, 2016
    Can you tell me the benefit of getting a subscription to 1Password vs. just buying the app for $60 or whatever it is? Thanks.
  10. hthodges macrumors newbie

    Jul 25, 2012
    I had exactly the same problem. Spent 2 hours on the phone with Apple Support. Solution in my case: reset NVRAM. That cured the problem and I now have my Touch ID working.
  11. cullenl87 macrumors member

    Aug 24, 2012

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