A window will pop up indicating that you can use a fingerprint instead of a passcode. Using a fingerprint will allow you to make purchases and do a number of other things, which we will discuss as we proceed through this tutorial.
A smaller window will appear instructing you to place your finger on the home button in order to enroll your fingerprint. Before you proceed, make sure your fingers are dry and choose which finger you are going to use.
Enter a passcode to use when Touch ID is not available
At times, Touch ID may not function or work properly for some reason. For these cases, you will need to use a passcode. The passcode you select should be six digits. For this tutorial, I will use "123123".
Reenter the passcode on the next screen to verify it
Now, you can use this fingerprint to unlock the iPad and use Apple Pay when these settings are enabled. You can also choose to set up Touch ID functionality for iTunes & App Store if you have your password handy. Now, let's demonstrate how you can use your fingerprint to unlock your iPad.
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