People hesitant about using Face ID might have skipped setting up this feature when they initially got their iPhones. If you were one of them and you have since changed your mind, here is how to setup Face ID in iPhone X, XS, XS Max, and XR.
With Face ID, people can use their faces instead of passcodes to unlock their iPhones. People have been increasingly warming up to this idea since this feature was first introduced in iPhone X in 2017.
If you were hesitant about using Face ID when you initially got your iPhone, you might have skipped setting up this feature. If you have now changed your mind, here is how to set it up in iPhone X, XS, XS Max, or XR. Before doing so, though, you need a passcode and you need to know how Face ID can be used.
Setting Up a Passcode
To use Face ID, you need to have a passcode. If you have not yet created one, follow these steps:
What You Can Do with Face ID
To configure Face ID, you need to know how it can be used. For starters, you can use it to log in to apps as well as automatically fill in username and password fields on websites in the Safari web browser. Plus, Face ID comes in handy when making purchases. You can use it to authenticate Apple Pay purchases and purchases made in Apple’s iTunes Store, App Store, and Book Store.
The most common usage, though, is unlocking iPhones. Once set up, Face ID will unlock your iPhone without asking for your passcode, assuming it recognizes your face. However, there are certain times when a passcode is still required:
Setting Up Face ID
Once you have a passcode and have decided how you want to take advantage of Face ID, you can set it up. Follow these steps:
Contact us if you have any questions about setting up or using Face ID.