Face Unlock is a new screen-lock option that lets you unlock your device with your face.

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How do I “train” Face Unlock?

After updating my UK HTC Sensation to Android 4.0 I was keen to try out Face Unlock. I'm happy to say that it works reasonably well, however the setup process has led to me having a query. When ...
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How reliable is ICS face unlock?

After following a liveblog of the presentation where Google announced Ice Cream Sandwich, one of the more interesting features announced was the ability to unlock your phone with your face. As in, the ...
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No face unlock for the Nexus S?

I seems to me, that the Nexus S did not get the face unlock feature with ICS? Why would this not be supported for the Nexus S? Is it the hardware? I wonder because the code is open source and I ...
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How to use face unlock in Sony Xperia Z2 running Cyanogemod 12?

In Cyanogenmod 12, how do you unlock based on your face? I went to "smart lock" and trained facial recognition. Now I go back to the Screen lock and there is still no option to unlock with the face. ...
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If I set an Android 4.0 to use face recognition, after which I shave my head, will face recognition still work?

I was reading about the new face recognition unlock of Android 4.0 and was just wondering that , if I should shave my head afterwards, the face recognition still would work ?
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Side-loaded Face-Unlock not working

I downloaded and installed facelock.apk on my Motorola Android tablet (running 4.0.3) but it fails with "Face unlock couldn't start.". What's the reason? What can I do to get it working?
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Unlock device using facial recognition and go to Homescreen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 5.0.2 stock, and I'd like to use the facial recognition in addition to drawing an unlock-pattern. This works fine, my face is recognized, but after that, ...
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Face unlock and sun glasses

I'm thinking about getting new glasses, the kind that get dark(like sun glasses) or clear depending on the amount of light they get so they are supposed to be dark in the outside and clear inside. I ...
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How to enable Face Unlock on Samsung Note 3

For some reason, the Note 3 doesn't have the Face Unlock feature listed under Smart Lock (see screenshots below). Click on image to enlarge Do I have to download the APKs seperately?
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Why sometimes my device doesn't try to recognize trusted face?

I set up trusted face in the smart lock security section of my Nexus 6. When I press power button in attempt to unlock my device usually I see a face/person symbol on the bottom of the screen, as a ...
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Algorithm used by FaceUnlock feature [on hold]

Searching for the algorithm googles uses for face auth in the FaceUnlock feature of Newer androids. I understand the API for face recognition given by Android Aware of the answer at StackOverflow ...