Workaround for Pixel 4 Face Unlock WITH Mask : Android
For Pixel 4 customers.
I discovered an appropriate workaround(80-85% success charge) that enables unlocking when I’ve a masks, and in addition when I’ve the masks eliminated.
Note: this solely works with solely one sort of masks – you possibly can’t interchange a medical masks with say, an N95, and anticipating the workaround to unlock. A disposable surgical face masks was used on this workaround.
Time required: three minutes
your mileage might range
Delete your present face information and put on your required masks
Fire up the face unlock registration course of.
Start by your P4 head-on after which tilt your head round, paying extra time and a focus on tilting your head upwards. You will usually be prompted with ‘suit your face within the internal face’ errors so attempt totally different vary and angles of tilting. You will want a whole lot of makes an attempt to register so please attempt until a superb 75% of the sphere is registered, leaving the furthest fringe of the sphere nonetheless being in blue(unregistered)
(I’ve tried registering my masked face until close to 90% completion, filling the remaining blue components with my naked face and it nonetheless works).
You can now take away your masks and end up the tilting your unmasked face to the remaining blue components within the sphere.
The principal take away is to let Face Unlock be taught and recognise your face with a masks and to additional complement the unlock functionality with different bits of data of you, with out the masks.