iOS 16 makes it possible to use Face ID in landscape mode
Apple announced a lot of exciting news at the WWDC 2022 conference held last night, from the introduction of the iOS 16 operating system and macOS Ventura to the unveiling of Macbook Air 2022 with M2 chip. Apple didn’t specifically mention Face ID in its press conference, but apparently iOS 16 will enable the use of Face ID in landscape mode. Apple iPhones currently cannot use Face ID in landscape mode.
- iOS 16 was introduced with new features for iPhone 8 and later
- iOS 16 is released for iPhone 8 and newer models
Verge writes that Apple has announced on the iOS 16 preview page that users will soon be able to pay using Face ID to unlock when their phone is in landscape mode. Payment, automatic password form filling and similar tasks. Apple has already enabled Face ID landscape mode on the iPad.
Apple says Face ID landscape functionality is only available on “supported iPhone models,” but did not specify which iPhone models. iOS 16 will be released for the iPhone 8 and later models, and possibly devices such as iPhone X and iPhone 11 are equipped with the new Face ID feature They won’t.
Apple made it possible to use Face ID with a mask some time ago; But only iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 have access to this feature.