MacID for iOS: unlock your Mac using iPhone or Apple Watch, now just $1

Reg. $4 $1

The MacID app for iOS is now available for just $1. Regularly $4, this is matching the best price we have tracked on the App Store in years. Not since Black Friday 2015 have we seen it go for less. MacID allows you to unlock your Mac using “just your fingerprint, passcode, or watch – without even unlocking your iOS device.” You’ll need the iOS app and the free MacID for macOS companion app. More details below. Rated 4 stars from almost 800 users.

iOS Universal/Watch: MacID: $1 (Reg. $4)

MacID Features:

Unlock your Mac with just your fingerprint, passcode, or watch – without even unlocking your iOS device.

Requires a Mac with Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) running macOS Yosemite or newer, and an iOS device with Bluetooth LE running iOS 8 or newer.

Please make sure your devices support Bluetooth LE before purchasing MacID for iOS.


• Works with multiple Macs, iOS devices and Apple Watches at once.

• Unlock your Mac using Touch ID, Passcode, Apple Watch or Pebble.

• Apple Watch Complication & background refresh for super quick access.

• Interactive notifications – you don’t even have to unlock your iOS device.

• Control your Mac’s audio – works with iTunes & Spotify!

• Manually lock your Mac or start the screensaver remotely.

• Auto-lock when your iOS device moves away from your Mac.

• Proximity Wake & automatic unlocking when returning to your Mac.

• 3D Touch shortcuts.

• Notification Center widget – unlock your Mac from anywhere on your iOS device.

• Share clipboard text to and from your Mac.

• Choose from beautiful colour schemes.

• Use MacID to authorise tasks that require your macOS admin password. (Admin accounts only)

• MacID for macOS never connects to the Internet without your consent.

• Your macOS password is never broadcast and never leaves your Mac.

• Incredibly simple to use but packed full of features and options.

• Automatically throttles connections during Low Power Mode to save even more battery.

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