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You can set your tablet to use your fingerprint as lock code or to authorise iTunes and App Store purchases. To use Touch ID, you need to turn on the lock code.

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Find "Touch ID & Passcode"

Tap Settings.

Step 2 of 7

Find "Touch ID & Passcode"

Tap Touch ID & Passcode.

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Add fingerprint

Tap Add a Fingerprint... and follow the instructions on the screen to add your fingerprint.

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Add fingerprint

Tap Continue. If you haven't previously selected a lock code, key in a code of your own choice twice.

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Select Touch ID settings

Tap the indicator next to "iPad Unlock" to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on the function, you can use your fingerprint to turn off the lock code.
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Select Touch ID settings

Tap the indicator next to "iTunes & App Store" to turn the function on or off.

If you turn on the function, you can use your fingerprint to authorise iTunes and App Store purchases.
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Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.

Swipe right for the next step

Tap anywhere to dismiss

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