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How to Use Trusted Face (Face Unlock) on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Do you know how to use face unlock on Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL? You can use trusted face features to unlock Pixel 2 using face unlock. To set up face unlock on Pixel 2 XL, you need to activate a trusted face. Here’s how to use a trusted face on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Smart lock feature is helpful to unlock your device automatically without a Password, Pattern lock, or PIN number. Pixel 2 smart lock options including on-body detection, trusted places, trusted face, trusted devices, and voice match. Google removed the trusted face and trusted voice options from Android 10 and the latest Android 11 smart lock.

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How to Enable and Use Trusted Face on Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2

You can find smart lock settings under security & location settings. Check out the below-given settings to use the face recognition on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

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

Step 2: Scroll down the page and tap Security & location.

Step 3: Tap Smart lock under device security.

Enter a password or pattern lock if set to continue the 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.

The device will unlock when the face is recognized on 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 the completed process, you can see this message on the screen: All Set!

Step 8: Tap Done.

Now your Pixel 2 unlock while recognizing your face. If your face isn’t recognized, unlock your device with a 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.

How to 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 device. And that’s it.

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

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