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From the Home screen, tap Settings.
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Scroll to Touch ID & Passcode.
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Tap Touch ID & Passcode.
Note: If necessary, enter your passcode. You're required to set up a passcode in order to use Touch ID.
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Tap Add a Fingerprint.
Note: For this tutorial, we're showing how to set up Touch ID. You can also set up your phone to unlock only using a passcode, but steps may vary based on what you choose.
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Place your finger on the Home button.
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Repeatedly lift and rest your finger on the Home button.
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Repeatedly lift and rest the edge of your finger on the Home button.
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Note: If necessary, enter and confirm a passcode to use when Touch ID is not available.
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Press the Top button to put iPhone to sleep.
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Press the Top button to wake iPhone.
Note: You must be looking at iPhone to activate Touch ID.
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Place your fingertip on the Home button to unlock iPhone.
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You've completed the steps!