The steps in this article are going to show you how to change a setting on your iPhone and change the purchase confirmation action from a double-click of the side button to a passcode.
- Open the Settings app.
- Scroll down and choose the Accessibility option.
- Touch the Side Button option.
- Tap the button to the right of Use Passcode for Payments.
- Enter your passcode.
After you’ve set up your iPhone and adjusted its settings, it’s likely that you will have set up Face ID and signed into your Apple ID account.
Typically your iPhone setup will also allow you to confirm purchases by pressing the side button twice. This makes purchases very easy to complete.
But you may not like this behavior, and might prefer a different option. Another way that you can confirm purchases on your iPhone 11 is by entering your passcode. Our guide below will show you where to find and change that setting.
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How to Enable Passcode for Purchases on an iPhone 11
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.3.1. By completing the steps in this guide you will be switching your iPhone’s behavior so that purchases will require a passcode for confirmation rather than a double-click of the side button.
Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Accessibility button.
Step 3: Touch the Side Button option.
Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Use Passcode for Payments.
Step 5: Enter your passcode.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science he spent several years working in IT management for small businesses. However, he now works full time writing content online and creating websites.
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