While Face ID, Apple's native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. He also unlocked his dad's phone too. However, she chose to further test things by registering all over again under indoor night-time lighting, similar to the first time.
Ammar's parents had just set up Face ID on their iPhone X when he walked in, eager to get his hands on the handset.
Although Apple says Face ID is more secure than Touch ID, this raises questions about the possibility of false positives not only happening with twins and siblings around the same age, but with people of different sexes and significantly different ages.
Malik writes in the description of the video that they accidentally discovered the trick when the son was denied access to the newly purchased iPhone X and he glanced over it, "acting exactly as a kid would do".
We've reached out to Apple for comment and will update with a response.
If in case Face ID doesn't recognise a face, it presents a passcode input to users. A lot of Identical Twin's once did it, it worked for some and Not for others. The fifth grader randomly picked one not knowing it was his mother's iPhone X, was taking a look into it and it just got unlocked, which wasn't supposed to happen.
The important part is that when Face ID fails to recognise the user beyond a limited threshold, and the user immediately enters their password, that time the TrueDepth camera takes another photo to improves its reliability.
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In Less than a week after receiving the iPhone X on the 5th of November, they were able to byPass the Face ID!
Bkav's claims come despite Apple's statement that the engineering team had collaborated with "professional mask makers and make-up artists in Hollywood to protect against these attempts to beat Face ID".