Apple Tests Feature That Will Allow Users to Unlock Phones With Masks

Facebook whose chief executive is Mr Mark Zuckerberg, is planning its own counter-move to Apple's prompt, which aims to seek users' consent before their data can be tracked by app developers

In addition to the more personalized apps, it urges users to accept tracking because it 'supports businesses that rely on ads.' Facebook has argued countless times that Apple's new tracking feature will hurt small businesses.

Apple iPhone users will soon be able to unlock their smartphones via Apple watch while wearing a face mask. Apple's update was announced in the summer and meant to roll out in September 2020 but was postponed following an outcry from Facebook who said the update would gut the developers' advertising revenue. In this case, that's your face, which is a problem considering we've all been wearing masks for the better part of a year now whenever we leave the house. At the time of this writing, these software versions remain in beta.

Scroll down, toggle on Apple Watch under Unlock with Apple Watch.

They also note that it doesn't always work so you may need to be patient or to just use your numerical passcode.

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According to reports, your Apple watch can only open your phone when both of them are close to each other and the iPhone cannot be opened when both devices are far away. The guidelines are available on the Developer portal and the new rules aim to improve the iPhone experience. Fitness+ earned an excellent rating in PCMag's review and praise for its well-designed, intuitive interface, Apple Watch integration for automatic workout tracking, good class selection, and more.

It's been reported that Apple is considering moving to an in-screen fingerprint reader to complement Face ID for the iPhone 13.

In many states, face masks are required as officials look to stem the spread of COVID-19. Users must also make sure to enable the wrist detection feature on the Apple watch to use the "unlock" tool.

If you do not have an iPhone there is any way to teach your handset to recognize your face with a mask.

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