Enhancing security measures is crucial in today's digital landscape. In a bid to provide users with a more secure and convenient authentication method, Google has introduced passkeys for Google accounts. This feature, already available on Chrome and Android, is now accessible for iOS users as well. By following a few simple steps, you can enable passkeys on your iPhone and sign in to your Google account using your iOS passcode, Touch ID, Face ID, or a hardware security key.
iPhone Touch ID
Some iPhone owners are noticing problems with Touch ID after updating to iOS 13. The bug strikes third-party apps requiring authorization such as 1Password and banking apps. Users are reporting that instead of prompting for Touch ID or password entry, affected apps just freeze after launching.
Now that the iPhone has a built-in fingerprint sensor, users can easily secure their devices without the everyday use of a manually entered passcode. Before the Touch ID system can be used, you must set up the system with your fingerprint. To setup Touch ID on the iPhone:
With iPhone X pre-orders still weeks away, Face ID has yet to arrive in consumers' hands. This hasn't stopped renowned KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from predicting Apple's next moves surrounding the technology. Despite the fact that Touch ID was only introduced four years ago, Kuo expects Apple to leave Touch ID in the dust starting in fall 2018.
Apple's fingerprint system Touch ID will store up to 10 individual fingerprints. You can add up to 9 more fingers after the initial setup by following these steps: