Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020
Turn off or Disable Face ID on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR. People are doing this why? Follow me to do this! Face ID is one of the most favorite function till date in iPhone family and of course the security of iPhone has gone to the next level. However, the iPhone X series is efficiently performing well, and it is more secure compared to Touch ID. Nevertheless, Face ID is also risky in some places where you are traveling alone and in case your iPhone gets stolen and once it goes in wrong hand that person can simply unlock the device by putting your iPhone in front of you. People like to use Traditional locking system: lockscreen passcode only in place of Face ID lock.
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Instead in such situations, you must disable the Face ID temporarily in iPhone XS Max/XS/XR, or if you are not happy with Face ID, then you can permanently turn off Face ID by following the steps. The process to disable Face ID in iPhone XS Max/XS/XR is straightforward and takes a few seconds of your precious time.
Temporary or Delete that turn off Face ID on your iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS or iPhone XR/X
How to Turn off Face ID Temporarily
- Step #1: Press and hold the Power button and either Volume button.
- Step #2: Next, tap “Cancel” when you see the slide to power off screen.
Now the Face ID on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR has been temporarily disabled. To re-enable you have to enter the password.
Alternatively, you can also disable the Face ID temporarily on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR by,
- Making five wrong attempts to unlock the iPhone.
- By restarting iPhone.
How to Disable Face ID in iPhone XS Max/XS/XR Permanently
Apparently, if you want more safety of your iPhone or for some reason you want to disable Face ID in iPhone XS Max/XS/XR then here’s how,
- Step #1: Navigate to the “Settings” app.
- Step #2: Tap “Face ID & Passcode”.
- Step #3: Enter the Passcode.
- Step #4: Under the section Use Face ID for, toggle off “iPhone Unlock”.
Remove Face ID completely for Apple Pay, Unlock Phone, iTunes & App Store, Password AutoFill
Go to the Settings > Face ID & Passcode > Scroll to “Reset Face ID”.
Useful: Face ID not working on iPhone.
Similarly, there are few more options are available such as iTunes & App Store, Other Apps, Password AutoFill and Apple Pay for them also you can Turn off Face ID.