Setting up face unlock android ice cream sandwich

How to set up your android 4 ice cream sandwich with face recognition lock screen

Setting up face unlock ice cream sandwich android Os

Setting up face unlock

First a word of advise. Remember that the face lock for android is not the safest of ways of locking your phone. All that is needed to do for a stranger to enter your phone is to have a picture of you and hold it up to the screen of your phone. It is however incredibly cool.

  1. Hit the applications tab at the bottom right of your home screen
  2. Find and click the setting button
  3. Scroll down and click the security tab
  4. press down where it says screen lock
  5. Hit the face unlock tab
  6. Press the set it up button and then the continue button
  7. Hold your phone 30 or so centimeters from your face until you phone reads “Face captured”
  8. Now pick an alternative lock for if your phone cant recognize you
  9. Next click confirm and then okay
  10. Now you can go ahead and try it out
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About Bertil Hansen
I am the owner and main contributor to this website. Throughout the years I've owned an embarrassing number of Android phones. Too many to mention in fact. Lets just say it started with the HTC legend and I'm now on the Galaxy Note 4.

9 thoughts on “Setting up face unlock android ice cream sandwich

  1. Hi, I tried it on my Xperia P phone. But most of the time when you want to setup this feature it states that the face unlock feature is stop running.

    So i think it’s very unstable and we should wait for an update of Android 4 to get a better face face unlock feature?

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  5. what are the chances of someone stealing your phone , and having your picture . ha ha ha , lame .

  6. The only problem with face unlock is that when someone have your picture they can use it to unlock the smartphone.

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