= Bypass Touch ID Verification - pCloudy documentation

Instrumenting an iOS app for Touch ID

Apple introduced the ability to perform authentication via TouchID to enable secure and effortless access to the application. But it turns out to be a hindrance for mobility teams while testing their iOS apps on devices over cloud. To ease out the process of authenticating TouchID manually every time, you can now bypass the TouchID verification in your apps using our utility.


  • Login to device.pcloudy.com
  • Book an iOS device having TouchID feature (Version 10.0.0 or above)
  • Upload an ipa file on My App/Data
  • Connect to the iOS device

Step 1

  • Go to the right pane -> Click on "Install", a dialog box opens up.

Step 2

  • Select the desired IPA file and click on the check box to instrument the IPA for Touch ID Simulation and then click on Install.

Step 3

  • The iOS device screen will show a message preparing for TouchID verification..

Step 4

  • Once the app gets installed the user can click the green touch id button as shown below, to bypass the verification.
  • Success message appears once it will bypass the verification successfully.