The steps in this article are going to show you how to enable an option on an iPhone 11 so that it will require your attention before unlocking your iPhone.
- Open the Settings app.
- Choose the Accessibility option.
- Select Face ID & Attention.
- Tap the button to the right of Require Attention for Face ID.
The Face ID feature on your iPhone 11 makes it easy to unlock your device by simply looking at it.
This option replaces the previous passcode and Touch ID options that were used on older iPhone models. But you may discover that your iPhone is now unlocking a little too easily, so you might be looking for some settings to adjust.
One Face ID option that you could consider will require your attention before Face ID unlocks the device. This means that not only will your iPhone need your face, it will also make sure that you are looking at the phone before unlocking it.
How to Make Face ID Require Your Attention Before Unlocking Your iPhone
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.3.1. This guide assumes that you have already set up Face ID on your device.
Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Accessibility option.
Step 3: Touch the Face ID & Attention button.
Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Require Attention for Face ID to turn it on.
Note that Apple indicates that this feature may not work correctly when you are wearing certain types of sunglasses.
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