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Apple update lets you unlock iPhone with Face ID while wearing a mask

The updated Face ID feature is expected to work on iPhones and iPads and is likely to be included in iOS 15.4, expected to be released sometime in the first half of March.

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Georgina McKay | Bloomberg
Apple Inc.’s next iPhone software update will finally address a grumble that’s been bugging users since the Covid pandemic started: You’ll finally be able to unlock your phone without first taking off your mask.
 
The updated Face ID feature is expected to work on iPhones and iPads and is likely to be included in iOS 15.4, expected to be released sometime in the first half of March.

The new software is also expected to debut Universal Control, which lets customers use a single keyboard and trackpad across multiple iPads and Macs. 

Apple’s 3-D facial recognition system was launched back in

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First Published: Feb 18 2022 | 11:46 AM IST

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