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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Is it the OS that is causing that, or do you need to reconfigure your finger prints? Maybe that would help...

    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Daredevil View Post
    The one on SE is a bit slow, it takes 2-3 seconds to unlock my phone which is why it's annoying.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Yep, all the time. Occasionally, it takes a second or two, but the vast majority of the time, it's nearly instant on my 5s. Not as fast as a 6s, but very fast all the same.

    In fact, like some 6s users, I've taken to waking the phone with the Sleep/Wake button instead of the Home button because I kept missing notifications on the lock screen, as the phone unlocked instead of just showing the notifications.

    The iOS 10 raise-to-wake feature will change things, but I wonder if it wakes when anybody lifts your phone up. I hope this can be restricted to using a Watch to authenticate, just as the phone can unlock the Watch.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mac Guy View Post
    Yep, all the time. Occasionally, it takes a second or two, but the vast majority of the time, it's nearly instant on my 5s.
    Do you have to actually press the Home button until it clicks and perhaps hold it down for a second or two or can you just touch the button and unlock the phone?
    The latter process has never worked for me [iPhone 5S], only the former.
    I know this is not the biggest problem in the world right now but I am intrigued that I continually see the instruction from Apple that to unlock the phone all you have to do is just touch the button with your finger, accepting that the fingerprint has been entered in the phone.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I only touch sometimes the finger print sensor does not work even though print is stored...i delete corrupt print and I m gd again! A bug no doubt! Btw pressing works too!
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I always use my print to unlock my phone.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I use it for everything I possibly can-purchases, logging into certain apps, unlocking my phone, etc.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Have been using touch ID since the iPhone 6!
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Miss Daredevil View Post
    The one on SE is a bit slow, it takes 2-3 seconds to unlock my phone which is why it's annoying.
    It is instant on my SE and iOS 10 beta 7
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I do it all the time
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I use it for everything I can use it on.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Quote Originally Posted by Easycure1974 View Post
    It is instant on my SE and iOS 10 beta 7
    same here. beta 7 and its probably 1 sec at most to unlock with touch id.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterS View Post
    Do you have to actually press the Home button until it clicks and perhaps hold it down for a second or two or can you just touch the button and unlock the phone?
    Yes, you first must press the Home button to wake the phone, then TID takes over and unlocks the phone. For me, this is a one-step process. 99.9% of the time it's as though merely pressing the Home button wakes the phone, as TID is so transparent.

    If there was a stage or state of operation where you phone was awake but locked (like desktop computers sometimes are) then just touching the TID sensor without clicking the Home button would unlock the phone. Pressing the Wake/Power button then touching (not clicking) the Home button would demonstrate that. But that's not a thing on the phone.

    So your phone is actually working as it should.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Many people complain that TID unlocked the phone so fast that they couldn't just read notifications on the Lock screen. They then had to go into Notifications and pull them down. The workaround was to use the Wake button to view the Lock screen.

    So in iOS 10 Apple includes the default option to require an additional press of the Home button after the phone is awake, to actually unlock the phone.

    iOS 9 and earlier: HomeWake, TIDUnlockOpen
    iOS 10: HomeWake, TIDUnlockOpen or HomeWake TIDUnlock HomeOpen

    With the latter, after HomeWake there's a padlock icon in the menu bar. When TID kicks in the word Unlocked appears to the right of the padlock. You can continue reading your notifications as they won't disappear unless/until you click the Home button to open the unlocked phone. This feature can be turned off in Settings > Accessibility > Home Button (scroll down to see that).
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Due to chemicals used in my career, my fingerprints don't exist, not even enough to use on the lock screen. Now i need to find out how to disable the lock screen sign fingerprint option.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I do!
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I use it and love it!
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Quote Originally Posted by grasma39 View Post
    Due to chemicals used in my career, my fingerprints don't exist, not even enough to use on the lock screen. Now i need to find out how to disable the lock screen sign fingerprint option.
    One can still go into Touch ID and Passcode settings and turn off Touch ID. You will still be prompted to create a passcode, though there is an option to turn off Passcode. Unfortunately, turning off Passcode will leave your phone wide open to anyone.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Onece you enable Touch ID, it can be used on many apps. It's convenient.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    My buddy that just got an SE says it's not very fast, is it tolerable?
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    It is quite fast, faster than the iPhone 5s, but slower than the one on the 6s. It works with no issues for me and unlocks my phone 99% of the times
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    Yes I use Touch ID to lock unlock my phone every time. Works great.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I use the Touch ID for both my iPhone and iPad, but recently I stop using it for my iPad because I just use my iPad at home.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I use touch ID and I find it to work instantaneously on my SE.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I love Touch ID. It has made unlocking easier and faster.
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    Default Re: How many of you use touch ID for phone unlocking?

    I guess I'm a bit old fashioned in that way, but I still use the passcode
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