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Biometric Authentication for iOS in Swift

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Secure access to your iOS app by adding support for biometric authentication with Swift. Learn how to request user authentication using Touch ID, Face ID, or a user's passcode.


  • How to use biometric authentication in iOS using Swift
  • What you should know
1. Biometric Concepts
  • Overview of biometrics
  • App security
  • Apple guidelines
2. iOS App Development
  • Xcode project preparation
  • LocalAuthentication context
  • Evaluation policy check
  • Evaluating a policy
  • Notifying the user for Face ID
3. Policy Specifics
  • LocalAuthentication policies
  • Device owner authentication
  • Authentication with biometrics
  • Biometric types
  • Reuse duration
4. Handling Outcomes
  • Authentication fails
  • Handling cancels
  • Handling fallback
  • Next steps

Taught by

Bear Cahill


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