Making purchases on iTunes and App Store requires your Apple ID Password. However, you can also Enable Touch ID for iTunes and App Store, which allows you to make purchases without entering your Apple ID Password.
Using Touch ID for iTunes & App Store Purchases
Introduction of Touch ID is one of the best additions to iPhone, apart from providing better protection, Touch ID also makes it easy to access your iPhone, without the need to enter your Passcode.
Now, how about using Touch ID to make purchases on iTunes and App Store, without entering a Passcode?
Unknown to many iPhone users, it is indeed possible to use Touch ID for iTunes and App Store purchases. This will allow you to make purchases on iTunes and App Store, without entering your Apple ID Passcode.
Apart from the ease of use, Enabling Touch ID for App Purchases also provides you with better protection for your iTunes and App Store Accounts, making it impossible for anyone to make purchases on your behalf.
Enable Touch ID For App Purchases
Enabling Touch ID for iTunes and App Store purchases is an easy process.
1. From the Home Screen of your iPhone, tap on Settings.
2. On the Settings Screen, tap on Touch ID & Passcode.
3. You will be prompted to enter your Passcode.
4. Next, turn ON iTunes and App Store option, located under “Use Touch ID For” section of the Touch ID & Passcode Screen (See image below).
5. Now, you will be prompted to enter in your Apple ID password to confirm the change.
6. Enter your Apple ID Password and tap on Ok from the pop-up to enable Touch ID for iTunes and App Store purchases
Disable Touch ID for App Purchases
In case you do not like Touch ID being enabled for iTunes purchases, you can easily disable it by following the steps below.
1. Tap on Settings and tap on Touch ID & Passcode.
2. Next, enter your Passcode
3. On the next screen, scroll down to the section “Use Touch ID For” and turn off the option for iTunes and App Store by moving the slider to OFF position (See image below)