Jennifer Eden

Nov 16 2015

Enable Apple’s Touch ID for Hills Bank’s App

Enable Touch ID for Hills Banks App

Watch this video for instructions on how to enable Apple’s touch ID for Hills Bank’s app on YouTube:

Touch ID

If you’d like to enable Apple’s touch ID your Hills Bank’s app, simply login with your Login ID and Password. Once you get to your accounts listing page, tap Menu then Settings, then Security Preferences. Turn Touch ID on and then click Continue where you’ll be prompted to enter your Login ID and Password and click, Authorize which prompts you to put your fingerprint on the home button.

Touch ID for the Hills Bank app is available for the following Apple products: iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later. You’ll see this login screen the next time you login. Just tap the screen and put your fingerprint on the home button to login. It’s that simple.


Jennifer Eden

About Jennifer Eden

Jennifer Eden is eBanking Services, Vice President at the Hills Bank location in Hills. She has been at Hills Bank since 2003 assisting customers with their electronic banking needs. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering with her children’s activities, and returning to her home town in Northeast Iowa. She can be reached at

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10 Responses to Enable Apple’s Touch ID for Hills Bank’s App

  1. Albert E. Cram, MD says:

    Any chance the finger print can ever be expanded to include Samsung Galaxy type phones as well?

    • Jennifer Eden Jennifer Eden says:

      Thanks for the feedback! We are looking into how we can expand this across other devices. Thanks for reading Hills Helps.

  2. Mike Doherty says:

    Thanks very much for this.

    While you’re rolling, any chance of getting the Hills Bank Debit Card set up to cooperate with ApplePay?

    • Jennifer Eden Jennifer Eden says:

      Yes. We are in the process of getting our debit and credit cards compatible with Apple Pay. We are currently working with Apple along with our network provider and our processing systems to implement and certify Apple Pay by the end of the year. Please keep checking back on our blog and social media channels for more information as it’s available.

  3. Dave Huston says:

    Regarding the instructions for enabling touch id to start the Hills Bank Mobile App.
    If the touch id feature on your phone hasn’t been previously set up on the phone the “touch id” option will not show up when you go to the security preferences within the Hills app.
    That was the case for myself. On a guess I went to the phone preferences and enabled the finger print option. Then when I went back to the Hills Mobil App. the “Turn on touch id” option was present. I followed the directions from there and it worked.
    Thank you,
    Dave Huston

    • Jennifer Eden Jennifer Eden says:

      Thank you for sharing this with us!

      • Wendy says:

        Thanks for this note, Dave. I was having the same issue. Now I get the option to “Enable Touch ID” on the app, but it will not let me get past the authorization with my Log In and Password.

        • Jennifer Eden Jennifer Eden says:

          Hi Wendy,

          Once you see the option to “Enable Touch ID” on the app, a pop-up should appear asking you to obtain your fingerprint. If that doesn’t show for you, or if we could help walk you through the process to help troubleshoot, please call our Customer Contact Center at 1-800-445-5725 (1-800-HILLSBK) during business hours, which are M-F 8am-5:30pm and Saturday from 8-noon.

          Thanks for reading Hills Helps!

  4. Scott Stutzman says:

    What about Android phones?

    • Jennifer Eden Jennifer Eden says:

      Scott, We know our provider is working towards making Touch ID available on various Android devices, but unfortunately, we do not yet have a time frame on availability.

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