Face ID works with a mask on iOS 15.4 Beta, no Apple Watch required – Face ID with glasses improved

28 January 2022
Wearing masks has caused Apple’s biometric solution to become more of a headache in the era of masking up.

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  • Anonymous

Shameless company still can't fix Max issue with face ID even after 2 years

Anonymous, 28 Jan 2022What? Have you ever damaged a finger print scanner? How? By... moreor the same way you scratch a screen

-Trix-, 29 Jan 2022If majority wouldn’t like Face ID it wouldn’t be there anym... moreits my mistake. I wanted to write ''during the covid period'' but somehow forgot and skipped it. the problem is I dont think we will eradicate covid anytime soon, so it is gonna stay for some time to come.

Kriegsherr, 29 Jan 2022the problem is even though majority of ios users dont like ... moreIf majority wouldn’t like Face ID it wouldn’t be there anymore, Face ID were hit since day one, of course now with masks it’s not as good as it can be, but the fix is coming soon for it, and let’s hope we won’t need to wear masks soon anymore. In normal situation face ID is so much better than fingerprint scanner and that’s why Apple won’t leave it behind even when these Android users thinks Apple will replace it with underscreen fingerprint scanner.

  • Anonymous

Kriegsherr, 29 Jan 2022the problem is even though majority of ios users dont like ... more"You" is not "majority". I've used fingerprint scanner before and it was fine. But I wouldn't ever want FaceID get replaced by TouchID. Maybe as addition, but certainly not as replacement. It's just so much more convenient and seamless than fingerprint scanners. And I don't care if that means I'll need a notch there. I just don't care about the notch because I know reason it's there is the FaceID system. And I really like it. Even despite whole COVID thing and masks.

YUKI93, 28 Jan 2022I'd take an iris scanner or fingerprint scanner all da... morethe problem is even though majority of ios users dont like it and would rather have a FP scanner instead of of Face ID, I dont see it going anywhere after apple found a way to make it work with masks. you only see the fanboys on gsmarena defending faceid like their existence depends on it but in reality majority of them really dislike it.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 28 Jan 2022Your point is? So you agree that you won't damage a fi... moreIt can happen that scratch is over the fingerprint scanner in the exact wrong spot. Or you cut your only finger you've registered... You'd have to be missing half of the face to have a problem.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 28 Jan 2022Weird you say that, because every time I say the exact same... moreYour point is? So you agree that you won't damage a fingerprint scanner if you use it like a normal person? Fingerprint scanners are very durable. You have to intentionally try to damage it if you want it to be damaged.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 28 Jan 2022I mean, if you deliberately try to damage something, it wil... moreWeird you say that, because every time I say the exact same thing you just did, people start screaming about how plastic is so much better than glass because it doesn't shatter, like they throw phones on the ground 55 times every single day...

  • Anonymous

What's wrong with a pin? Biometrics are for mask-wearing believers.

Anonymous, 28 Jan 2022Apple should get rid of notch and face ID, phone looks so o... moreFace ID isn’t going anywhere, it’s the best option in the market, especially now when it soon also works with masks too. Notch will eventually be gone when the tech improves and they can make it smaller and more compact.

  • Anonymous

Apple should get rid of notch and face ID, phone looks so outdated because of that.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 28 Jan 2022You haven't ever watched JRE have you? Fingerprint sca... moreI mean, if you deliberately try to damage something, it will be damaged. My question is how do you do that? Throwing your phone to the floor repeatedly? You won't damage a fingerprint scanner by normal usage.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 28 Jan 2022What? Have you ever damaged a finger print scanner? How? By... moreYou haven't ever watched JRE have you? Fingerprint scanners scratch and while a lot of them work, a lot of them become slower or start failing 90% of the time. Zach also showed his torn fingerprints cause issues with registration of fingerprints in the very beginning as well.

  • Anonymous

Captain Power, 28 Jan 2022except when your faces gets a bit of dirt on it the faceid ... moreWhat? Have you ever damaged a finger print scanner? How? By using a hammer?

Puss in socks, 28 Jan 2022I think I'd rather have hardware fingerprint readers b... moreexcept when your faces gets a bit of dirt on it the faceid still works, and it's much easier to damage a fingerprint scanner than to damage face scanner

YUKI93, 28 Jan 2022I'd take an iris scanner or fingerprint scanner all da... more^ This.

Had this feature been found on iOS14, I might own my iPhone 12 mini since I hated taking my mask off to unlock it. But nah. I still can't stand iOS. I tried giving it a chance last year but never again. I prefer fingerprint scanner for life.

I actually preferred iPhone 7 more than 12 mini when I had them. I really can't stand Face ID, notch, and prefer the home button.

  • Puss in socks

Goodfellow, 28 Jan 2022Please don't use these cheap gimmicks. Use passwords i... moreI think I'd rather have hardware fingerprint readers back on the sides of a phone. Security and convenience in one stroke no?

  • rudy typ

does'nt work on 11 pro max with 15.4 beta 1

  • Maria

For peoples who can ask iPhone team why. I just wonder why iPhone do not apply touchID under display as they are the first to imtroduce fp scanner in this world (correct me if I am wrong). So why must they be shy?