When you setup face id on iPhone for the first time, its system conducts a thorough authentication check and enables access only when it has found the correct match. That way It gives users complete control over their privacy and how to use their devices safely.
How to set up Face ID on iPhone?
The Face ID captures accurate face data of its users by projecting and analyzing over 30,000 invisible dots. This creates a depth map of your face and also captures an infrared image of your face. Over time, the captured data gets refined and updated. So, if you trust this feature and would like to set up iPhone Face ID, follow this guide.
- Go to Settings.
- Choose Face ID & Passcode.
- Enter the password, when prompted.
- Tap Setup Face ID.
- Tap the Get Started button.
- Move your head in circles to complete the scan.
- Complete the second scan.
- Tap Done to finish the setup.
How to enable Face ID on iPhone
Face ID on iPhone can help you securely and conveniently unlock your iPhone, authorize purchases and payments, and sign in to many third-party apps.
To set up Face ID, go to iPhone ‘Settings’ then, choose ‘Face ID & Passcode’.
When prompted for a passcode, enter it.
Tap ‘Set Up Face ID’.
Hold your device in portrait orientation, position your face in front of your device, and tap the Get Started button to start the process.
Position your face in the Camera frame. Then, move your head in a circle to reveal all the angles of your face. Following the completion of the circle, you’ll finish the first Face ID scan, tap Continue.
Again, move your head slowly in circles to complete the second scan.
Tap the Done button.
Now, you can unlock your phone and open any app instantly just by glancing at your iPhone.
To disable Face ID, go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode and turn off Reset Face ID.
If there’s no passcode configured, Apple requests you to create one. You can use this passcode as an alternate way to verify your identity.
You can also set up Face ID for apps that support Face ID authentication.
Why does Face ID keep saying move iPhone lower?
Face ID mainly authenticates you via TrueDepth Camera. So, it prompts you to move your iPhone a little lower to recognize and register the unique, three-dimensional features of your face.
How to add Face ID to apps iPhone 11?
Apps that support Touch ID automatically support Face ID. So, after you have finished setting up Face ID, you can use it to authenticate access to other apps.
Face ID not working on iPhone 11?
If you are wondering why is my Face ID not available on my iPhone, make sure to check the TrueDepth camera isn’t covered with a screen protector or some sort of opaque covering. Clear any residue or dirt covering the TrueDepth camera.
Secondly, check Face ID settings (Settings > Face ID & Passcode). If it is enabled, the features you’re trying to use Face ID with should also be enabled.
Can iPhone Face ID be opened by someone else?
Although Apple’s Face Recognition system is fairly accurate, it can be tricked. Someone with a strong resemblance to you such as your identical twin or sibling can unlock your iPhone. However, Apple claims that there is a one-in-a-million chance that other people’s faces will unlock your iPhone.
If you have any questions related to this technology, you can find all your answers on this page.
Hope that makes sense!