Biometrics: Face ID authentication on your iPhone

iOS

Sticky Password supports facial and fingerprint authentication on iOS devices. You can unlock your password database on iOS smartphones and tablets using Face ID recognition or Touch ID recognition.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to set up facial authentication (Face ID) for unlocking Sticky Password on your iOS device. If you would like to set up fingerprint authentication (Touch ID), please check out our tutorial Biometrics: fingerprint authentication on your iPhone.

Setting up Face ID

First — if you already haven’t done it — you have to set up your Face ID. If you have your Face ID already set up, you can skip to the second part of this tutorial.

  1. Tap the Settings icon on your iOS device.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  2. Scroll down and tap Face ID & Passcode.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  3. Tap Set Up Face ID and make sure that you're holding your device in portrait orientation, position your face in front of your device, and tap Get Started. Follow the instructions on your screen and go through the wizard.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

Setting up Sticky Password to work with Face ID

Now, let’s set up Sticky Password to use Face ID authentication for unlock.

  1. Run Sticky Password. Tap the Menu button in the top left corner.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  2. Tap Settings.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  3. Tap App Protection.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  4. Enter your Master Password and tap OK.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  5. Tap Protection type.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  6. Select Face ID.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  7. Tap OK.  Face ID authentication on your iPhone or iPad.

  8. You’re all set! Now you can unlock Sticky Password using your face.

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