Setting up facial recognition is easy, but it always works differently. While there are plenty of tips for getting Face ID up and running with every use on your iPhone X, Apple has added a new option in iOS 12 that allows you to add an "alternate look".
This alternative look is great at frequently wearing hats or sunglasses, as these are the cases where Face ID has most often stumbled. If you wear contact lenses during the day, but have glasses at night, this can also help you enter your code when you are in bed. Interestingly, the alternative look does not have to be another shot of your face can be a completely different face. For example, if you and your significant other tend to use each other's iPhones in some cases, this may eventually trigger the "What's your password?" Question:
Registering Your Second Face
To register a second face for the Face ID, go to the "Face ID and Passcode" settings as you did when initially registering your face. Then scroll down and select Appearances "Set Up Alternative Appearance". Tap Getting Started to start scanning.
You can change the face of another or scan the second face. Skip all two-face or dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde jokes, put on your glasses, your hat, your wig or whatever on the Face ID, then position your face in the square camera frame on the screen. When it turns into a circle, move your head so that it can see all the corners of your face. Once scanning is complete, click Next, scan again, and click Done to finish.
If you remove someone or try to add an alternative look, because Face ID is still blurred with your new look, you'll have to erase all registered faces and both your normal everyday image and the alternative with glasses, wig or whatever (or completely different user) scan again. 19659002] Go back to the "Face Detection and Password" settings, then tap Appearances and tap "Reset Face Recognition." Then press "Set Face ID" to make your first two scans of your face. After that, back to the "Face ID & Password" settings, tap again on "Set up an alternative display" to do the two scans of your alternate face (or face of another person).
This new feature might actually be an indication The Face ID comes for future iPads, which are more likely to be shared by a whole family in one house. We just have to wait and see.
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