Apple can solve our Face ID mask woes by stealing one of Android’s best features

Masks are here to stay, but unlocking our phones all day doesn’t have to be.

If you own an iPhone X or later and have gone out into the world recently, you probably noticed an unfortunate side effect of the new mask-wearing culture: Face ID doesn’t work.

It is more of a feature than a bug, but the fact of the matter is that if Apple’s True Depth camera system can’t scan your whole face, it won’t unlock your phone. If you’re wearing a mask like most stores and restaurants require, you’re left typing in your passcode whenever you want to check your shopping list or pay your bill.

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https://www.macworld.com/article/3545476/apple-face-id-mask-android-smart-lock-auto-unlock.html

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