When iOS 12 releases this fall, iPhone and iPad owners will be able to unlock their phone in either portrait or landscape orientation, removing yet another friction to using Apple’s infrared-based facial recognition system.
If a customer reports that their iPhone X is having Face ID issues that a TrueDepth camera repair is unable to resolve, Apple Stores and third-party technicians are now authorized to issue a whole-unit replacement instead of providing a same-unit display repair.
One of the welcomed enhancements for iPhone and iPad afforded by the upcoming iOS 11.3 update will permit parents to approve family purchases using iPhone X’s Face ID facial recognition system, a feature that was previously unavailable.
BioLockout is a simple Activator add-on that lets you toggle biometric authentication on or off on demand. Once configured, invoking the gesture renders your device’s Touch ID or Face ID authentication useless for the time being.
Are you worried about your HomePod being in a place where anyone outside your home can interact with Siri? Afraid that a thief might yell at Siri to unlock the front door while you’re away? Apple thought of that, too—HomePod requires an iOS device to authenticate unlocking security HomeKit accessories.
When your iPhone X can’t see or recognize your face, don’t wait on it to display the passcode keypad. Use this simple trick to quickly unlock your device using the passcode keypad, and save a few precious seconds.