Switching on the smartphone with the help of your face may look super simple and convenient, but there are some dangers associated with it. When iPhone X came with this feature, people were extremely excited. In order to unlock your phone using facial recognition, you just have to glance at it. It is the fact that all of us know.
Many people assume that Apple was the company to first launch this feature but it isn’t true. Truth be told, it was launched by some other company but after the Apple company included in its products other brands also started imitating it rapidly. And this way unlocking the smartphone using facial recognition spread all over.
- Avoid facial recognition feature to stay super safe
In some instances, people may get stuck while using facial recognition for unlocking the phone. So to avoid it, Apple has spent plenty of money and resources. It even tried to make this facial recognition unlock feature super fast as compared to other smartphone companies.
- In some of the smartphones, facial recognition unlock is wholly based on front cameras and not even good upgraded technical parts used for making such camera work efficiently.
- Some cheap smartphones include this feature just for the namesake.
- For instance, thieves can crack the facial recognition feature with the help of images of the smartphone owner.
This may lead to the stealing of personal information like pictures, songs or the notes that have been on your gadget.
- Thankfully, fingerprint sensor, zig zag password, alphabetical, numerical or alphanumeric password are also present on gadgets for alternative use.
- Don’t follow any trend blindly
Many people think that using ‘facial recognition lock’ is a trend. If you too feel the same- then you should surely make use of facial recognition feature for daily use, but I suggest you do it after checking it out properly.
You can check it out with the help of using pictures. So if it opens your smartphone with it then mark that your facial recognition lock is not trustworthy and that you cannot rely on it for complete safety. It is worth noting because this will prevent you from losing your private details. After all, prevention is better than cure.
Don’t ever compromise with your safety.
Joe Martin is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Joe has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.