Here’s How You Can Fix the Issue of Face ID Not Working on an iPhone

Face ID is the safest and standard way of unlocking your iPhone and other Apple devices. Apple has always been so careful about the security of its users, and that is why it has provided various security features to its users within its every product. Face ID is one such significant feature that enables you to unlock your device with your face recognition. However, this amazing security functionality works pretty well, and setting it up on any Apple devices is also an easy process. It makes sure that no one unlocks your iPhone or iPad other than you. But, sometimes, you may face some problems with this feature. A lot of users have reported that they are facing issues while unlocking their iPhones with their Face ID. Well, it is one of the common problems that anyone can struggle with. But it can be solved quickly and easily.

Are you also an iPhone owner and struggling with this issue but don’t know how to fix it? Do you want some tips? If yes, then, there is no need to worry now. This is the right path to look for solutions to fix this problem. The following article will let you know the ways to solve this problem along with its some common causes. So, to get the complete details, I suggest you read the full article.

The Methods for Solving the Issue With iPhone’s Face ID Feature

There can be various reasons why you are facing the problems with your iPhone’s Face ID security feature. And to resolve the issue completely, firstly, it is important to find the real cause of the problem. Sometimes, the outdated software on your iPhone can be the reason for this problem, or there might be some issue with your iPhone’s camera. This can also happen when you haven’t unlocked your device in more than a day, or you haven’t used the Face ID in more than five hours. Whatever the reason might be, you can easily resolve this issue, and that is the main aim of this article. So, these were some of the reasons that might be responsible why you are unable to unlock your iPhone with your Face ID.

And with all this, now, it’s time to move towards the solutions to fix this issue. Let’s have a look at the below-mentioned methods that you need to follow to get the feature of Face ID Start working again. Here’s what you need to do:

  • If you are facing troubles while unlocking your iPhone with your Face ID, then check if anything is covering your Face or your iPhone’s camera. If you have a case or screen protector on your iPhone, then consider removing it to check if they are interfering with the Face ID cameras. To get the Face ID working properly on your iPhone, make sure that you have placed your Face correctly in front of your camera.
  • Consider checking the Face ID settings on your iPhone. To do this, open the “Settings” app on your iPhone and now, look for the option of the “Face ID and Passcode”. And if there is no such option on your iPhone, it means your device does not have the feature of Face ID. And if you see this option in Blue letters, that means you haven’t set up this feature on your device ever or your face recognition is removed by someone. To set up Face ID, tap on the alternative of “Set up Face ID” and follow the further instructions.
  • Check if you are using the updated software on your iPhone. Outdated software can lead to many issues within your device and even can make your iPhone slower. Check if there is any update available on your iPhone as it might solve the problem with the Face ID feature on your device.
  • If the Face ID is still not working on your iPhone, you can also consider resetting all the settings of your device. After resetting the settings, all of the settings of your iPhone will be set to default. This can solve the software issues that might be the reason for your iPhone’s Face ID problem. To reset the settings on your iPhone, go to the “Settings” and then tap on the option of “General” and then “Reset”. And lastly, go through the option of “Reset all Settings”. And now, you will be asked to enter your passcode. After you enter your password, tap again on the option of “Reset All Settings” to complete the process. And now, your iPhone will restart fresh.

So, this was about how you can fix the issue with your iPhone’s Face ID feature. Try any of these methods now, and if the problem continues, then you should contact the Apple Store. Hope, you will find this article helpful. And to get more information like this, please stay tuned with us and check out our website.

Avery Smith is a McAfee product expert and has been working in the technology industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Avery has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as


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