I have an old iMac (11,2) that doesn't have Bluetooth Low Energy. Do you know any way I can use my iPhone's Touch ID to unlock it?

All the apps I found require Bluetooth LE support.

  • Wouldn't adding a USB bluetooth adapter be something to get around this limitation? Ones based on Broadcom BCM20702 don't need drivers AFAIK on Yosemite and later. – bmike Apr 4 '16 at 14:20
  • Can you recommend specific model that works well on El capitan? – Yehuda Apr 4 '16 at 14:34
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    It really depends on the software you will be running. See github.com/dokterdok/Continuity-Activation-Tool for some great engineering and something you could try out. The time you invest will likely be more than the $15 cost of the hardware. – bmike Apr 4 '16 at 14:38
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    Also see apple.stackexchange.com/questions/213640/… – bmike Apr 4 '16 at 23:32
  • Thanks a lot. As I mention all I want is to use MacID \ Tether \ any other app that let me unlock the iMac by the iPhone... – Yehuda Apr 5 '16 at 11:56

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