How does face unlock work

Android Android Smart Lock: Activate face recognition


Unlock your smartphone with just a single glance - what sounds a bit like science fiction has long been a reality with Android devices. If you have activated the Smart Lock face recognition function, your smartphone will automatically unlock when it recognizes your face. There is no need to enter a PIN or pattern.

Note: To activate face recognition on your Android smartphone, you must have set up Smart Lock on your device beforehand. In this article, we'll show you how to do that.

Activate face recognition on your Android smartphone

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

With Smart Lock, you can add trusted places and devices, as well as voice recognition and wear recognition, in addition to face recognition. Read through our instructions!

quick start Guide

  1. Select the Security menu first "Smart Lock" at.
  2. Then go to "face recognition".
  3. Press "Set up".
  4. Find one suitable environment and tap on "Further".
  5. Let your face be recognized and then go to "Further".
  6. Finally, tap on "Finished".