How to Add a Second Face to Face ID on iPhone

iPhones are renowned for their security, especially secure and reliable Face ID feature. Despite the prevalence of fingerprint recognition in most Android devices, Apple continues to rely on Face ID due to its speed and security. One of the advantages of Face ID is that you can add more than one Face ID to your iPhone. If you want to add a second Face ID to your iPhone, this guide is for you.

If you share your iPhone with others who are close to you, and want them to be able to access your iPhone without you having to open the lock for them every now and then, you can add their Face ID. Or if you want to add your own face but with a different look, this guide has you covered. Face ID is quite accurate and brilliant in detecting the person in any appearance, but it is best to utilize this feature and add your second look to Face ID.

How to Add Another Face ID on iPhone

iPhones come with this feature called Face ID with alternate appearance. Users can use this when they frequently share the device with others to make things easier or if they frequently change their appearance. Here’s how you can take advantage of this feature by setting up a second Face ID.

Step 1: Open Settings on your iPhone.

Step 2: Now open Face ID & Passcode from settings. It will ask for your passcode, enter your phone passcode.

Step 3: Now in Face ID settings look for Set Up an Alternate Appearance and open it. The option will appear only if you have one Face ID setup already.

How to Add Another Face ID on iPhone

Step 4: In the next page tap Get Started.

Step 5: Now scan your or other user face that you want to set as second Face ID. You can follow on-screen instructions on how to capture entire face.

Step 6: It will ask to set up face id with mask, you can record it with mask if you want or tap Set Up later.

Step 7: Once done, you will get a message that say “Dace ID is Now Set Up”.

How to Add Another Face ID on iPhone

That’s it. If you have recorded second face ID for other user, then they will now be able to unlock the device with their Face ID. Although this feature can be useful in many cases, I advice to only set Face ID from your family only. Face ID is a security feature and we have to make sure it stays that way.

How to Remove Second Face ID from iPhone

Now if you no longer sharing your iPhone to the other user and want to remove their Face ID, then you can follow these steps.

Step 1: On your iPhone go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap Reset Face ID.

How to Add Another Face ID on iPhone

Step 3: It will remove all Face ID. Now you can setup your Face ID again without the second Face ID.

Now you know how to add multiple Face IDs on an iPhone. The same process will work for iPad as well. If you have any queries let us know in the comment section.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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