Unlock Your Phone Using Face ID While Wearing Face Mask
Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, now a Face mask is our daily friend that stays with us almost a large part of a day. This little thing works as a lifesaver of humans, so there is still no option to keep face mask out from the face. Actually we have to live with face masks to protect ourselves from the life taking monster, COVID-19. At the time of using a face mask our face’s almost half part coated with that, and then a common problem occurs, that is unlocking a phone using the Face ID feature. Normally, unlocking feature works great on Apple’s iPhones for their depth camera systems, and that is safer than Android’s face unlocking features.
Through facial recognization system works via lots of changed appearance, for example, wearing makeup, sunglasses, scarves, hats, and facial hair, but it is tough to recognize a face through a face mask.
Tough but the solution is really not tough. If you are an iPhone user and get difficulty during unlocking your iPhone using Face ID, you can solve that very easily with a simple trick. That trick is stated below as a form of five simple steps, you can follow those steps to solve that issue, I think this will help you. So, let’s start exploring.
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THE STEPS OF USING FACE ID DURING WEARING FACE MASK
In Your iPhone, Go To The Settings, There Select Face ID & Passcode Option And Next Select Set Up An Alternative Appearance Option.
Then, You Just Fold Your Mask In Half And Cover The Respective Side Of Your Face.
Evaluate To Enroll In The Face Data if Your iPhone Can’t Register, Slide The Mask Gradually Until The Viewfinder Recognizes Your Face. Maintain Your Position And Turn Your Head.
When You Compleated Setting Up The Face ID, You Try To Unlock The Device With Only The Face.
Finally After Doing All These, Endeavour Face ID With Your Mask Covered Face.
[NOTE, You can do that process with a piece of paper if there any face mask is not near at your hand. The unlock success rate will drop due to high reflectivity on a paper.]
Android users can use these above steps to unlock their phones using face ID during wearing a face mask but it is important to remind that the Face unlocks on the most number of Android phones are naturally unsafe. Actually, the above method of unlocking the iPhone using Face ID (while wearing a face mask) is a bit risky in terms of security.