Apple® iPhone® - Face ID Settings

Note Notes:

  • Face ID lets you securely unlock your iPhone, authenticate purchases, sign in to apps and more.
  • The steps below apply to the iPhone X and newer models.
  • For previous iPhone models with Touch ID settings, view this info.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Face ID & Passcode.
  2. Enter your passcode.
  3. In the 'Use Face ID for' section, tap any of the following to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off:
    • iPhone Unlock
    • iTunes & App Store
    • Apple Pay
    • Password AutoFill
  4. Tap the Require Attention for Face ID switch to turn on or off.
  5. Tap the Attention Aware Features switch to turn on or off.
    Note When enabled and looking at the iPhone, it lowers the volume sound of your alerts. For additional info, refer to this Apple Support page.