How to Use Face ID to Sign Into Apps on iPhone or iPad Pro

With every iOS update, Face ID becomes faster, smarter, and securer. So, it makes sense to use Face ID to sign in to apps on your iPhone and iPad Pro rather than depending upon a passcode. Moreover, if you optimally use your Face ID, you won’t have to remember usernames & passwords of each app or website. All you need to do is a glance, and you will be logged in to your respective accounts. Let’s check it out!

How to Sign Into Apps with Face ID on iPhone and iPad Pro

Step #1. Launch the Supported app and tap Sign in.

Step #2. Now, allow the app to use your username or password. To do so, tap on the login details that show up above the keyboard.

Step #3. Next, simply glance at your iPhone to Sign in.

Sign In To Apps with Face ID on iPhone

If you have skipped the above step during the app setup, set up the Face ID lock from the app’s settings.

Manage Face ID Access for Specific Apps

iOS lets you manage the apps that use Face ID. If you no longer want to use the facial recognition technology with any app, you can revoke its access. To get it done, follow the below steps.

Step #1. Launch the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Tap on Face ID & Passcode → Now, enter your iPhone’s passcode to proceed.

Step #3. Next, tap on Other Apps.

Tap on Other Apps to manage Face ID access

Step #4. Next up, you should see all the apps which you have allowed/disallowed to use Face ID.

Up next, turn OFF/ON the switch next to the specific apps based on your requirement.

Disable Face ID for Specific AppsIn the end, quit settings to finish.

That’s it!

Signing Off

Thanks to Face ID, you can unlock your iOS device and sign in to apps with just a glance. And since you can now unlock iPhone Face ID even with a mask, things are better than ever! But that’s not all, you can further employ the Face ID feature to:

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