How to set up face recognition Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 plus

Samsung galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 plus has new Intelligent scan lock screen security feature. You can unlock your device using both facial recognition and Iris scanner in your Samsung S9 & S9 plus device. But in this tutorial, I’ll show you complete guide to set up face recognition Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 plus.

This face recognition feature is less secure compare to PIN number, Pattern lock, Fingerprint or Iris scanning. After enable facial recognition on galaxy S9 & S9 plus, you can unlock your phone by holding your phone to your face. Your device can be unlocked by someone who looks like you so be careful. Follow below given step by step process to set up face recognition Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 plus.

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How to set up face recognition Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 plus

Step 1: Scroll down notification panel and tap on Settings in your Galaxy S9 & Galaxy S9 Plus

Step 2: Tap on lock screen & Security


Step 3: Select face recognition

Step 4: Enter Password, PIN number or Pattern

Read the on-screen instruction and follow it to set up screen lock.

Step 5: Choose Face recognition

Hold the phone in front of your face and make sure your face inside the circle. Wait until see 100 percent completed.

Step 6: Press OK

Now enable facial recognition on galaxy S9 plus and galaxy S9 Oreo devices. If facial recognition is not working on galaxy S9 & S9 plus, check out below given possible solutions.

  • Beards or clean shaven, masks, different lighting conditions
  • Make sure camera lens is clean
  • With or without prescription glasses

For easily use facial recognition without any issue, set up facial recognition away from direct sunlight or indoors in your Samsung S9 and S9 plus Oreo.

And that’s it. Did you find about tutorial helpful to set up face recognition Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 plus? If you have any question, tell us in below comment box. Don’t forget to share with others, if you found it helpful.

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