Apple® iPad® - Set Up Face ID

Note Notes:

  • Face ID uses exclusive technology to create a map of your face that can then be used to unlock your iPad or verify your identity for services (e.g., Apple Pay) or apps (e.g., My Verizon).
  • For Touch ID settings for previous iPad models, view this info.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Face ID & Passcode.
  2. Tap Set Up Face ID then tap Get Started.
    Note The front and infrared cameras activate to begin face mapping.
  3. Align your face within the crosshair lines on your iPad screen.
  4. Follow the directions to move your face in a circle for the capturing process.
  5. Upon successful facial capture, follow the steps to set up a backup passcode.