How to Get Touch ID Working for iTunes and App Store Purchases on Mac

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One of the most popular features people rave about in the new line of Macbooks would be the Touch Bar, which now has a Touch ID authorization when making purchases from iTunes. But with an awesome feature comes a bit of a situation: It’s a difficult process setting it up! I tried setting it up on my own, only to have a hard time trying to get it done. Fortunately, I managed to actually do it and get both the App and iTunes Store connected with my Touch ID to make purchasing things way easier. Are you having a hard time getting Touch ID working on your Macbook Pro? No need to pore through countless of articles or contact Apple Support. Let me show you how to get Touch ID working for iTunes and App Store purchases on Mac!

Get Touch ID Working for iTunes and App Store Purchases on Mac

How to Get Touch ID Working for iTunes and App Store Purchases on Mac

It’s actually very easy to set up your Touch Bar and Touch ID. Simply follow these steps on how to do so:

  • Make sure that your OS system is in macOS Sierra 10.12.1 (Build 16B2657) or later and iTunes 12.5.3.17 or later. You can check this by heading on the the menu of your Macbook and selecting “About This Mac”. For iTunes, go to the App Store and check if your iTunes is due for an update.
  • Go to System Preferences and select Touch ID. Uncheck “iTunes & App Store” under “Use Touch IS for” and recheck it. Enter the password of your Macbook.
  • Go to iTunes or the App Store and make a purchase. Enter your Apple ID password and select Yes when asked to use Touch ID for future purchases.

Take note that you will need to do these steps again when wanting to enable Touch ID for both App Store and iTunes. Now once you are done, you’ll be able to automatically download and purchase anything by scanning your fingerprint on the Touch Bar!

In Conclusion

When using a Mac, you will be able to get a ton of awesome features from it, including the Touch ID thanks to the Touch Bar in new Macbooks. Unfortunately, it can be quite difficult setting it up at first. But hopefully, this article showing how to get Touch ID working for iTunes and App Store purchases on Mac will have helped you be able to easily set it up without hassle. So what are you waiting for? If you want to set up your In-Store purchases and use Touch ID on your Macbook as well, then try this way! You’ll definitely have an easier time customizing your purchases and buying new apps or music.

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