We will show you How to lock Outlook for iPad with Touch ID or Face ID .Even if you are using an iPhone, you can follow this tutorial. Outlook is a very convenient email client that you can use to access any email service. If you have an email ID with Outlook, Gmail, etc, you can use it in the Outlook app for iPhone and iPad.
You can lock down your Outlook app with the help of fingerprint (Touch ID) or Face ID. But before you can do this, you need to enable either of these features on your Apple device.
How to lock Outlook for iPad with Touch ID or Face ID
Lock your Outlook for iPad or iPhone with Touch ID or Face ID by following these steps.
- Make sure that Touch ID or Face ID is turned on for your device.
- Open the Outlook app and go to Settings.
- Scroll to Preferences.
- Tap the “Require Touch ID” button to enable Touch ID for unlocking your device.
Ensure that Touch ID or Facebook is enabled on your device. If not, open the Settings app and navigate to the Touch ID & Passcode option. Then, select the Add a Fingerprint option and follow the on-screen instructions to add a fingerprint. If your device doesn’t have Touch ID support, you can add Face ID by finding the corresponding options in the Settings app.
After you add your account successfully, open the Outlook app and tap Home before Inbox. You can also swipe from left to right to expand the menu, then tap Settings gear.
Now scroll down to the bottom to find the Preferences section. Here you can enable Require Touch ID.
If you are using an iPad Pro, you will see Face ID instead of Touch ID. Whenever you open the Outlook app, you will find the following screen.
Hello, My name is Shari & I am a writer for the ‘Outlook AppIns’ blog. I’m a CSIT graduate & I’ve been working in the IT industry for 3 years.