How to deactivate Face ID on your iPhone?

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If you do not like the use of Face ID, know that it is possible to deactivate it via the phone settings. Let's see how to configure your iPhone to replace it with a simple password, see nothing at all.

Before you start, know that Face ID is a very effective tool for protecting the content of your smartphone. Thus, we do not recommend that you disable this one, especially if you are not using any other solution to secure your iPhone.


Disable Face ID on your iPhone

  1. Open the app Settings.


  2. touch Face ID and code.

  3. Enter your access code.

  4. touch Reset Face ID.


Doing without Face ID may be necessary if the TrueDepth camera that handles facial recognition has a problem. If not, we recommend keeping Face ID on to significantly increase the security of your iPhone.

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