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Set up Face Recognition Delete Face Data Set Face Recognition to Unlock Screen, App lock or Private Safe Turn On/Off Screen Illumination for Face Recognition Turn On/Off Open Eyes Requirement for Face Recognition Stay on Lock Screen after Face Recognition
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Set up Face Recognition

Besides the option to unlock the realme smartphone with the set unlock method or fingerprint, we can also set up facial unlock. 

Here, the biometric data is registered and stored via the front camera.

Note: After activation, an automatic brightness adjustment can be set, which brightens the screen in low-light conditions.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Password & biometrics
Step 3: Tap on  Add face  and follow the instructions on screen
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Password & biometrics
  3. Tap on Add face and follow the instructions on screen
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Delete Face Data

If facial unlock or face recognition is no longer required, the registered face or biometric data can also be removed from the realme smartphone, for which the unlock method (Pattern, PIN or Password) is needed.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Password & biometrics
Step 3: Tap on  Face
Step 4: Tap on  Delete
Step 5: Tap on  Delete  to confirm
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Password & biometrics
  3. Tap on Face
  4. Tap on Delete
  5. Tap on Delete to confirm
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Set Face Recognition to Unlock Screen, App lock or Private Safe

Facial unlock can be used for screen locking and also for app lock or for the realme smartphone´s private safe for faster access.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Password & biometrics
Step 3: Tap on  Face
Step 4: Tap on  Use face for
Step 5: Turn On/Off  Screen unlock ,  App lock  or  Private Safe
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Password & biometrics
  3. Tap on Face
  4. Tap on Use face for
  5. Turn On/Off Screen unlockApp lock or Private Safe
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Turn On/Off Screen Illumination for Face Recognition

In dark environments, face recognition may not work, among other things, because there is not enough light for reliable recognition.
On the realme smartphone, there is the "Auto brighten screen for face recognition" feature that brightens the display, depending on the lighting conditions.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Password & biometrics
Step 3: Tap on  Face
Step 4: Enable or disable  Auto brighten screen for face recognition
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Password & biometrics
  3. Tap on Face
  4. Enable or disable Auto brighten screen for face recognition
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Turn On/Off Open Eyes Requirement for Face Recognition

For increased security on the realme smartphone, realme UI offers the option to enable facial recognition only with eyes open.

"Unlock only when eyes are open" can be enabled or disabled at any time.

Note: For people wearing glasses, the open eyes feature may cause problems.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Password & biometrics
Step 3: Tap on  Face
Step 4: Enable or disable  Unlock only when eyes are open
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Password & biometrics
  3. Tap on Face
  4. Enable or disable Unlock only when eyes are open
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Stay on Lock Screen after Face Recognition

By default, the realme smartphone is unlocked by facial recognition once the power button has been pressed, so the lock screen is not visible.
If this is not desired, the "Swipe up to unlock" option can be enabled, to keep the user on the lock screen. Only swiping up will unlock the device and redirect to the Home screen.

Android 11 | realme UI 2.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Password & biometrics
Step 3: Tap on  Face
Step 4: Tap on  Screen unlock
Step 5: Choose  Swipe up to unlock  or  Auto unlock
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Password & biometrics
  3. Tap on Face
  4. Tap on Screen unlock
  5. Choose Swipe up to unlock or Auto unlock
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