Click each step to see the action, click the picture or use the arrow keys

  • Face Unlock uses facial recognition to unlock the phone and to confirm your identity in certain apps or features. In some instances, facial recognition cannot be used so you must also set up a PIN, pattern or password. If you have already set up a PIN, pattern or password, you can skip those steps in this tutorial

  • 1.

    Swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers

  • 2.

    Tap the Settings icon

  • 3.

    Scroll down and tap Security

  • 4.

    Tap Face Unlock

  • 5.

    Select your backup screen unlock method. In this example, we will choose Face Unlock + PIN

  • 6.

    Enter a PIN and then tap Next

  • 7.

    Re-enter the PIN and then tap Confirm

  • 8.

    Select your lock screen notification preferences and then tap Done

  • 9.

    Tap Next

  • 10.

    Tap Start

  • 11.

    Position your face within the circle

  • 12.

    Rotate your head slowly until all of the tiles have been filled in

  • 13.

    Tap Done

  • 14.

    Select the features you would like to use Face Unlock for

  • 15.

    To unlock the phone, hold it at face level and the screen will unlock