Here’s how you can temporarily disable Face ID biometric authentication system on the Apple’s new A11 Bionic inside iPhone X. It replaces the previous Touch ID systems which were integrated into the Home button. On the iPhone X, Face ID is designed to work seamlessly. Just pick the phone up at an angle where you’re looking at it and the device will authenticate and unlock automatically.
You may also learn on how to take a screenshot on iPhone X without Home button? For now, we are talking about disabling Face ID for a minimal time on an iPhone X. This might help you shave a couple of seconds every time you use your X mobile, and it is also a privacy issue.
Apple although promised that there’s only one of a million chance someone other than you can unlock your iPhone X using Face ID. Thankfully, we got a tip, you can simply disable Touch ID on your iPhone 8 before going through customs or when using in in a country, there’s a quick way to disable Face ID on the iPhone X.
Once Face ID disabled on your iPhone X, you won’t be able to unlock your device until you enter the passcode/password.
Temporarily Disable Face ID [How-to Guide]
First of all, press the Volume Up + Volume Down + Side button simultaneously to disable Face ID. On iPhone X, you’ll need to press three buttons at the same time but this can also be done in one action – swoop by gripping the top half of the iPhone X, and squeezing the top notch of the device. This trick comes directly from Craig Federighi.
This is one of the simplest methods very useful when you’re feeling like you are in a situation where someone can forcefully authenticate your iPhone using Face ID. Before that happens, just grip your iPhone X from the top and press all the three buttons at once. You can even do this when your iPhone is still in your pocket or your purse.
Another tip for Temporarily Disable iPhone X’s Face ID using Emergency SOS mode
The method of iPhone X’s Emergency SOS should work also on iPhone X. If you have Emergency SOS feature enabled, quickly press the Side button 5 times and the page for SOS and Medical ID will show up. Tap on Cancel here and Face ID should be disabled.
Final conclusion about what you think of Face ID. Do you think it will surpass Touch ID when it comes to ease of use and adoption? Or is face authentication a bit too creepy? All your thoughts and shares can give us a better idea. Stay tuned for more.
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