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How to Use Face ID with a Face Mask on iPhone & iPad

Aug 10, 2020 - 18 Comments
Use iPhone X without Face ID

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it an unfortunate fact that we need to wear face masks when and wherever possible, whether by choice in some regions or by government regulations and orders in others. The idea of course is that wearing masks can help reduce the spread of SARS-COV-2, and so if we want the … Read More

How to Turn Off Face ID on iPhone & iPad

Jun 17, 2020 - 1 Comment
How to turn off Face ID on iPhone and iPad

If you don’t want to use Face ID on iPhone or iPad for whatever reason, you can turn it off at any time, even after you have already set it up. It turns out that even if you had already setup the facial recognition service to unlock the iPhone or iPad, the devices work fine … Read More

How to Enable or Disable Attention Aware Features of Face ID on iPhone & iPad

Jun 8, 2019 - 1 Comment
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If you have an iPhone or iPad with Face ID you may want to toggle the devices Attention Aware Features setting to be enabled or disabled. The Attention Aware Features uses the iPhone or iPad camera to check if you are looking at the device before dimming the display, or lowering the volume of alerts … Read More

How to Add a Second Person or Face to Face ID on iPhone or iPad

Dec 14, 2018 - Leave a Comment
How to add a second face to Face ID on iOS

You can add a second person to Face ID for authentication on an iPhone or iPad. Alternatively, you can use this same feature to add your own face again but with a vastly different appearance. For example, maybe you want to add your spouses face to Face ID so they can unlock your iPhone or … Read More

How to Temporarily Disable Touch ID and Face ID with Siri on iPhone or iPad

Feb 15, 2018 - 27 Comments
Touch ID and Face ID temporarily disabled with Siri command

If you ever find yourself wanting to disable Touch ID or Face ID authentication methods on an iPhone or iPad, you can easily temporarily disable the biometric authentication in iOS by using a simple Siri command. With Touch ID or Face ID temporarily disabled, the iPhone or iPad must then be unlocked with a passcode … Read More

How to Reset Face ID on iPhone & iPad

Nov 27, 2017 - 5 Comments
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If you discover that Face ID is not reliably unlocking iPhone or iPad, you may want to try resetting Face ID and then setting it up again. Additionally, you can disable Face ID completely by resetting Face ID on a device and then not setting it up again. Resetting Face ID is pretty simple and … Read More

Can You Use iPhone 11, 11 Pro, X, XS, XR Without Face ID? Yes! Face ID Questions, Answered

Nov 10, 2017 - 20 Comments
Use iPhone X without Face ID

There are a lot of questions out there about using iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro max, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR and the new Face ID feature, which scans your face to unlock your iPhone X. Some people want to know if they can use iPhone X … Read More

How to Disable Face ID on iPhone (Temporarily)

Nov 7, 2017 - 3 Comments
Temporarily disable Face ID on iPhone

Want to temporarily disable Face ID on iPhone? For iPhone models with Face ID, like iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone X, XS, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS Max, you may find yourself wanting to quickly turn off Face ID on iPhone so that it can not … Read More

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