The new function has been added to disable Touch ID in iOS 11 by the Apple. To automate emergency services calls a new setting has been designed. The function works when the user taps the power button quickly five times of the iPhone and the device automatically connects to the call 911. It brings up the option to and also temporarily disables Touch ID until you enter a passcode, while it doesn’t automatically dial the emergency services by default. It works as intended as verified by the Verge and the new option in the iOS 11 public beta is discovered by the twitter users.
You need to restart an iPhone earlier, if you wanted to temporarily disable Touch ID and also have to wait for a few days until the device automatically prompts for the passcode, just disable Touch ID in settings or use a different finger a few times to force it to lock out. The new method of locking out a phone by the Apple is far more tactful, especially when you got stuck in the situation when someone might force you to unlock your iPhone.
It is most secured to unlock the device with the fingerprint sensor and is also a law enforcement hot topic. The murder case, in which police of the Michigan 3D printed a finger of a murder victim in order to grant the access of his Smartphone. Now this quick trick introduced by the Apple at least prevent Touch ID from being used until a passcode is entered, while the fears over access to devices at border control points around the world.
Quickly disable Touch ID or face unlock features
Apple is expecting to introduce the new face reorganization in its next iPhone but the new iOS 11 feature will remain even more relevant as compared to face detection. The iOS 11 could be even more useful in a scenario where you might not need to be physically forced to unlock a phone with the ability to quickly disable Touch ID or face unlock features. For those who are brave enough to test the public beta is available right now while for the existing devices Apple is likely to introduce the iOS 11 next month.