The latest version of iOS, version 15.4, finally brings support for Face ID with masks.
Despite the security benefits of Face ID, the pandemic has shown a spotlight on its biggest limitation: using it while wearing a mask. Apple has finally brought support for unlocking an iPhone via Face ID, even with a mask on.
- Open Settings and tap Face ID and Passcode.
- Toggle the Face ID with a Mask button on.
- Follow the onscreen prompts to set up a facial scan with your mask on.