iPhone, even wearing a mask must be unlocked, now possible.
iPhone: Introducing A New Feature To Unlock by Using Face Mask. The use of face masks has become mandatory in various countries due to the outbreak of the new novel coronavirus around the world
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Nonetheless, this leads to a dilemma for smartphone users who unlock their smartphones by face.
That’s why Apple is creating a new face recognition feature, which enables users to unlock an iPhone without the mask being removed.
This functionality is available in iOS 13.5 beta.
Thanks to this feature, the iPhone will be able to identify the user despite the face mask.
For which a passcode entry screen will appear when swiping up at the bottom of the screen, after which the device will not search the user’s face.
In other words, in the Face ID tool, the iPhone cannot be unlocked without removing the mask, but the passcode unlock option will replace it.
It is unknown, how long will this new version of iOS be available to the general public?
By the way, most beta versions have a number of features that are not part of the final version, but this new feature will definitely be introduced because the coronavirus epidemic is likely to continue for several months.
This new operating system version also introduces Apple’s Contact Tracing API, which will help users identify people who have been confirmed to be infected with the Coronavirus.
If you’re wearing a mask you get the option to go straight to password entry pic.twitter.com/Khv5kZwiRW— Robert Petersen (@Sonikku_a2) April 29, 2020
As pointed out by @Sonikku_a2, if you’re wearing a mask, iOS 13.5 goes straight to the passcode screen if you try to unlock with Face ID (keypad not shown because iOS hides it in screen recordings) pic.twitter.com/bQCzu5u20p— Guilherme Rambo (@_inside) April 29, 2020
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