What is iOS 11 “Cop Button” and How to Use it


In iOS 11, Apple adds a new feature called “cop button” that can easily disable Touch ID. Read this guide to get more information.

Aug. 25, 2017


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Apple will release the final version of iOS 11 next month, and many users have already installed iOS 11 beta on their device to try the new features. All those functions make iPhone better than before. A few days ago, the iOS 11 beta 6 released with a new feature called “iOS 11 cop button” that can quickly disable Touch ID from the screen. Why Apple adds this feature and how to use it? Just keep reading to get the answer.

What is iOS 11 Cop Button

The Touch ID lets us unlock the iPhone quickly, we just need to put the finger on fingerprint sensor and the device is unlocked. To turn off Touch ID, you can use the wrong finder a few times to force it to lock out or you can go to Settings to make it. But both of these two ways are not that convenient, especially when someone force you to unlock your phone.

Now with iOS 11, Apple makes it quite easy for you to disable Touch ID. You just need to press the lock button five times, and you will enter the SOS screen. In this way, the Touch ID will not available until the valid passcode has been entered.

How to Use Cop Button in iOS 11

To try this feature, you need to update to iOS 11 beta 6 firstly.

Access the Medical ID from the lock screen > Dismiss the view > Then you'll find the passcode is required to unlock iPhone.

Press the power button five times > You will see a screen offers three options: slide to power off/Medical ID/Emergency SOS, and the Touch ID is disabled at the same time.

iOS 11 Cop Button

iOS 11 Cop Button

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