Apple decided to let apps use the TouchID API to authenticate logins and such. That means, with third-party apps, you can now use the TouchID (fingerprint) to login, process payments and more.
Here’s a list of some important apps that are now updated to integrated TouchID into their login/authentication processes. If you are using an iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6+ (TouchID capable devices), take a look at these apps.
Best iOS 8 Touch ID Apps for iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus
1Password is one of the best password applications available. It creates a unique password for every site and also takes the pain out of remembering those passwords. This application is now updated to work with the Touch ID API in iOS 8. This app helps in storing the login details along with other important information like the credit card details, secure notes etc. It ties all passwords and PINs to your fingerprint.
LastPass is an award winning password management app available on iOS 8 which gives you a secure access to your passwords. What the user needs to remember is the master password for LastPass and the rest is taken care of by the app. This app takes care of auto-filling the forms with usernames and passwords, filling profile forms for online shopping, creating secure notes for the credit card details etc and also gives offline access to your data. Having integrated Touch ID-support enables LastPass to have the master password to be replaced with a fingerprint.
#3. Amazon App
Amazon has also integrated the Touch ID feature in its app. Here you can browse, search, get details and also compare the products using reviews before you decide to buy. Within the app, the TouchID feature largely makes it easier to purchase. All your information is now tagged to the TouchID so whenever you purchase, the authorization is just through a touch.
Evernote is one of the most popular apps to have integrated TouchID. Evernote can help in taking notes, photos, creating to-do lists and also for scanning business cards and record video messages while you are travelling. It also comes with a feature where you can share your notes with your colleagues or friends using Facebook or Twitter.
Mint is one of the famous money management applications now available with the TouchID feature. This app helps in pulling the personal financial accounts and the investment details of the user to make it easily accessible. It can track the spending, help you get reminded of the bills and can also help in creating a budget.
#6. Discover Mobile
If you use Discover, the app should come in as a very handy tool to keep tabs on your credit card expenditure. The app’s update now includes TouchID integration for iOS 8. With it, you won’t have to enter your password to login to the app.