THE arrival of the new iOS 15.4 to the iPhone inaugurates a feature eagerly awaited by users: unlocking by Face ID with mask. This way, users will no longer need to remove the protection to perform facial recognition on the company phone. Apple. Another novelty was the improved function for those who wear glasses. Check out the following tutorial to learn how to install the update and set up the new feature.
Before the update, a similar feature already existedbut only for those who had the apple watch. It is worth mentioning that even if the user already has the face registered in Face ID, it will be necessary to redo the face reading process to allow unlocking with the mask. At least for now, only users of iPhone 12 or higher have access to the tool, although the iOS 15.4 be available from iPhone 6S.
Only iPhone 12 and later supports Face ID with masks — Photo: Thássius Veloso/TechTudo
Open the “Settings” application in iPhone, tap “General” and navigate to “Software Update”. Finally, tap “Download and Install” and wait for the download according to the screenshots below. It should be remembered that it is necessary that the device has at least 50% battery or is charging at the time of installation, which will restart the device.
How to update iPhone to iOS 15.4 — Photo: Danilo Paulo de Oliveira/TechTudo
How to set up Face ID with mask
Step 1. Open “Settings” app on iPhonetap “Face ID and Code” and enter your password as shown in the images below;
Go to “Settings” to configure Face ID with mask — Photo: Danilo Paulo de Oliveira/TechTudo
Step 2. Then enable the option “Face ID with Mask” and then “Use Face ID with Mask”. Finally, follow the instructions that appear on the screen and move your head forward (no mask). IPsharpen until the circle is complete as shown in the screenshots below. Once the process is complete, the user will be able to unlock the screen, even using the face shield accessory.
Do not wear a mask when scanning Face ID — Photo: Danilo Paulo de Oliveira/TechTudo
Add glasses to Face ID
Step 1. Open “Settings” app on iPhonego to “Face ID and Code” and enter your password.;
Go to “Settings” to configure Face ID with glasses — Photo: Danilo Paulo de Oliveira
Step 2. Then tap on the “Add Glasses” option and then “Continue”. Place the glasses you want to add on your face. Then just follow the on-screen instructions which will tell you how to move the head so that the iPhone read until the process is complete as shown in the screenshots below. Remember that Face ID does not work with sunglasses.
Put on your everyday glasses to do a face reading on Face ID — Photo: Danilo Paulo de Oliveira/TechTudo
with information from Apple
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