iOS 12 invites Apple customers to memorize and take advantage of an intuitive new gesture which lets them force their iPhone X to instantly run another facial scan following an unsuccessful Face ID unlock attempt on the Lock screen, no passcode required whatsoever.
Apple’s Face ID biometric security feature sure seems faster in iOS 12, and now iPhone X customers can take advantage of an all-new Lock screen gesture to trigger a rescan of their face following an unsuccessful Face ID attempt.
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.
If you saw a message in your News Feed asking if you’d like Facebook to be able to recognize you in newly uploaded photos or videos, you have been opted in without realizing it. Here’s how Facebook uses your facial data to enhance its features, how to turn this face recognition system off and which features will stop working as a result.
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.