How to Unlock Mi A1 with Your Face

This article guides you on how to activate and setup Face Unlock feature on Mi A1 Android One device. Just like what its name suggests, this feature allows the user to unlock the phone without having to enter PIN, Password, or tapping finger into scanner but using his/her face instead. Sounds cool already? Yes it is. However, it is not activated by default and hence you will need to firstly setup this feature and register your shinny face into the Android system.

Xiaomi Mi A1, codename Tissot, is Xiaomi’s first Android One device. The phone has similar specification as Mi 5X that inherits a stunning dual-camera system. The only different is of course the ROM running on its hardware (Android One vs MIUI).

Now let’s go to the steps on how to enable this cool feature after the jump below.

Also read: How to fix bricked Mi A1 by flashing Android One ROM.

Activating Face Recognition

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Step 1 – Grab your phone and open up “Settings” page.

Step 2 – Scroll-down a little bit. Find and tap on “Security” option.

Step 3 – Next, tap the “Smart Lock” option.

Step 4 – There are several options in the “Smart Lock” settings page. Now choose “Trusted Face“.

Step 5 – You will then see a screen like this one. Read it carefully and tap “Set Up” in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen.

Step 6 – Now look at your phone and align your face to be easily recognizable by the device. Just follow displayed instructions thoroughly.

Step 7 – Finally, your are “Ready to go!” and now simply tap on the “Finished” option in the bottom.

Congratulation. You can now easily unlock your phone by simply looking at the camera.

The steps above are similar and are applicable to any other Android One devices. Give it a try and tell us how it goes..

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  • Azrel Ismail

    It didn’t work on my Tissot..dunno y

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