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Solutions for Unable to Complete Touch ID Setup

“Unable to complete Touch ID setup. Please go back and try again.” Have you ever get this error messages when you set up your Touch ID on your iPhone, especially after updating to the new iOS version. If the Touch ID cannot be set up which means you cannot use touch ID to unlock your iPhone, pay in app store, etc. Is there any solutions to solve unable to complete Touch ID setup? Read this below article to figure it out.

Clean Touch ID Sensor


One of the reasons of unable to complete Touch ID setup is that your Touch ID sensor is dirty which makes it cannot record your fingerprint clearly. What you need do is remove the specks of dirt with a clean cloth.

Reset Fingerprint


Sometimes unable to complete Touch ID setup is due to the fingerprint, so have a try to enrolling a different finger. Probably the different finger will complete the process and the device will positively read it and unlock your device without fail.

1.Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode
2.Enter your passcode to access
3.Swipe from right to left on each fingerprint to delete them.
4.Scroll down to “Add a Fingerprint” and tap on it to add the your Fingerprint.
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Turn On/Off iPhone Unlock Option


It is observed that turn off and turn on iPhone unlock option could solve unable complete Touch ID setup problem. Go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode, enter the passcode, turn off iPhone unlock. Then restart your iPhone and still go to Settings > Touch ID & Passcode to turn on the iPhone unlock again.

Check Touch ID


Check and make sure that your Touch ID is not broken. If it is the reason cause the Touch ID setup failed, repair the Touch ID could solve the problem.

Reset All Settings


Reset would erase all settings on your iPhone including the Touch ID settings. So it is a good way to solve unable to complete Touch ID setup.

1.Go to Settings > General
2.Scroll down to tap on Reset
3.Select the first choice Reset All Settings and confirm it
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After doing this, just go to set up your Touch ID again to check if the problem has been solved.
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