Apple fingerprint information clear

If you want to return, repair or sell your Apple device. Then you should make sure that all data is deleted. This way the fingerprint information should also be deleted.

Clear Touch Bar information

To delete the fingerprint information, the Apple device must be set to Recorvery mode and open the Terminal.

  1. Restart
  2. Hold down Command-R
  3. Utilities -> Terminal

You get the question if you are sure, you have to confirm this with “yes” and press Return.


After rebooting, you can easily check the settings to see if it worked.