The facial unlock feature has become more popular with users after the launch of the Apple iPhone X, and it has been available on Android since 2014 via the Smart Lock of the tech giant Google. But, recently, the tech giant Google itself has stated that it has removed the facial unlock feature.
Now many of you might be thinking that why the tech giant Google has done so? Basically, the reasons are unknown. But, it may be possible that the tech giant Google has done so, due to its security holes.
Currently, the maximum number of smartphones that are present on the market has face unlocking feature. But, after the removal of facial unlock feature by the tech giant Google, this will change, yes, from now on, fewer smartphones will have this feature available.
As in most smartphones, the face unlocking feature was available through Google Smart Lock, which is part of Google Play Services. And the tech giant Google provides these services as an integral part of Android and is available on all devices.
However, the fact is that the tech giant Google has finally decided to remove this particular functionality from its operating system, of course, Android. Since the functionality is not associated with the firmware of the device itself, the tech giant Google easily able to remove it from all Android devices.
But, hold on, if you have a device which is based on custom ROMs like EMUI, MIUI then you will be able to use this unlocking method on your existing Android device.
In general, the tech giant Google has not yet explained the reasons that led it to make this decision, but, most probably we can assume that the reason may be the security flaws shown by this unlocking method.
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