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How to use trusted face on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Do you know how to use Pixel 2 face unlock feature? Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device has not face unlock feature, but you’ll use smart lock trusted face features to unlock Pixel 2 using face unlock. You can set up Pixel 2 face unlock to activate trusted face. Let see how to use trusted face on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo device.

Smart lock feature is helpful to unlock your device automatically without Password or PIN number of Fingerprint. You can see several smart lock options including on-body detection, trusted places, trusted face, trusted device and voice match. Follow below given step by step process to use trusted face on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

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You can find smart lock settings under security & location settings. Check out below given settings to use smart lock on Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL and upcoming android P 9.0 devices such as Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

Step 1: Swipe down notification shade twice and tap Settings gear icon


Step 2: Scroll down the page and tap security & location

Step 3: Tap smart lock under device security

Enter password or pattern lock if set to continue process.

Set up facial recognition in Pixel 2 XL

Step 4: Tap Trusted face to set up facial recognition in Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Note: Face unlock is less secure than a pattern lock, password or PIN number.

Device will unlock when face is recognized in your phone.

Set up trusted face in Pixel 2 XL Oreo

Step 5: Tap Set up

Step 6: Tap Next

You can see add a trusted face screen in your Google Pixel 2 and other Pixel devices.

How to use trusted face on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Step 7: Show your face in the circle appear on your device screen

After completed process, you can see this message on screen: All Set!

Step 8: Tap Done

Now your Pixel 2 unlock while recognize your face. If your face isn’t recognized, unlock your device with PIN number, pattern lock or password. Also improve face matching and remove trusted face on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using below given settings.

Remove trusted face on Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock > Trusted face > Remove trusted face > Remove

Now turned off trusted face in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo device. And that’s it.

Hope this tutorial helpful to set up face unlock on Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL. Do you have question about use trusted face on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL? Let us know in the comments below!

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