Maybe you’ve got a curious toddler who loves playing on your phone. Or maybe you just like knowing that your banking app has an extra layer of privacy.
It’ll take you a second longer to access your money, but it could be worth it for the peace of mind.
Start using your fingerprint to unlock Monzo
We’ll ask you for your fingerprint every time you want to open the Monzo app.
You can turn this feature on in Settings.
Swipe down to reveal your accounts list
Tap the blue cog in the top right
Tap Settings in the top right
Turn on Require Touch ID to unlock app if you’re using an iPhone or Use fingerprint to unlock app on Android
If you’ve got an iPhone with Face ID you can use this to unlock your app too.
You can approve payments using fingerprint too
We always ask you to enter your PIN before you make a payment, but if you want, you can use your fingerprint instead.
Go to Settings following the steps above. Then turn on Touch ID for authentication on iPhone or Use fingerprint for authentication on Android.
Again, if you’ve got an iPhone with Face ID, you can use this for approving payments too.
Got a Pixel 4? We’re introducing face unlock and payment approval soon
This is something we’re hoping to release in the next few weeks or so. Keep an eye on the blog for an announcement.