How to Delete a Fingerprint from MacBook Pro Touch ID

How to Delete a Fingerprint from MacBook Pro Touch ID

If you have a Mac equipped with Touch ID, like one of the Touch Bar MacBook Pro models, you probably already know how to add fingerprints to Touch ID on the Mac thereby allowing your finger print to unlock the computer and make purchases. But what if you want to delete a fingerprint from the…

How to Temporarily Disable Touch ID and Face ID with Siri on iPhone or iPad

How to Temporarily Disable Touch ID and Face ID with Siri on iPhone or iPad

If you ever find yourself wanting to disable Touch ID or Face ID authentication methods on an iPhone or iPad, you can easily temporarily disable the biometric authentication in iOS by using a simple Siri command. With Touch ID or Face ID temporarily disabled, the iPhone or iPad must then be unlocked with a passcode…

How to Use Touch ID to Authenticate sudo on Mac OS

How to Use Touch ID to Authenticate sudo on Mac OS

If you have a Touch Bar equipped MacBook Pro and you’re a frequent command line user, you may appreciate a trick that allows you to use Touch ID to authenticate sudo and su, rather than typing out your password in the Terminal like some kind of digital neanderthal. One notable problem (or trade-off) is that…

Can You Use iPhone X Without Face ID? Yes! Face ID Questions, Answered

Can You Use iPhone X Without Face ID? Yes! Face ID Questions, Answered

There are a lot of questions out there about using iPhone X and the new Face ID feature, which scans your face to unlock your iPhone X. Some people want to know if they can use iPhone X without Face ID, and without the iPhone X ever using facial recognition for unlocking the iPhone and…

How to Reveal Hidden Message Previews with Touch ID on iPhone Lock Screen

How to Reveal Hidden Message Previews with Touch ID on iPhone Lock Screen

The iPhone defaults to showing message previews on the lock screen of iOS, revealing the sender name and message content text. Because of potential privacy ramifications, many users turn off message previews on the lock screen which hides the message content, but then to read the full message users have to go to the Message…