Can you use Touch ID without a passcode?

No. You need to enter a passcode in order to set up Touch ID and you will be required to enter the passcode every once in awhile — one example is that you will need to enter the passcode rather than Touch ID every time you power the phone on after it has been powered off.

How do I use fingerprint instead of passcode?

Tap Settings > Security, then tap to turn on Biometric Unlock. Place your finger on the fingerprint sensor, or let your device scan your face or eyes.

How do you turn off your password is required to enable Touch ID?

iPhone with Touch ID and Side Button

  1. Settings. Touch ID & Passcode. . If unavailable, swipe left to access the App Library. …
  2. Enter your passcode then tap. Turn Passcode Off. . When the passcode is turned off, Touch ID is disabled.
  3. Enter your passcode to confirm. If prompted, enter the Apple ID password.

How do you get an iPhone to not require a passcode?

How to turn off passcode on iPhone and iPad

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Swipe down and tap Face ID & Passcode (or Touch ID & Passcode)
  3. Swipe down again and tap Turn Passcode Off.
  4. Read disclaimer and tap Turn Off.
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Can I use fingerprint to unlock iPad?

If you have an iPad Air 2 or an iPad mini 3, you can protect your tablet using Touch ID, the fingerprint sensor built into the Home button. By teaching the device your unique fingerprint, you can unlock your tablet by leaving your finger or thumb resting on the Home button.

Why does my iPhone require passcode to enable Touch ID?

In summary though, the rules governing when a passcode is required instead of your fingerprint, are as follows: The passcode has not been used to unlock the device in the last six days. Your fingerprint has not been used to unlock the device in the last eight hours. You have just powered up (or rebooted) your device.

How do I turn off Require passcode immediately on iPhone?

If Touch ID is enabled, the only option is to require the passcode is immediately. If Touch ID does not work for you, then disable Touch ID. Once you do that, you can set the time to require a passcode longer.