Face unlock on Android?


is there any chance to have face unlock on Android devices?
is this feature already here and i just dont find it - or will that be implemented in the future?

Thanks a lot!

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  • Hey, @jfroelich.

    It's an interesting question. I'm not a 1Pass team member, so I can only assume, but here are some of my thoughts:

    1. In many Android phones, face unlock is just not secure. Some sites have reported that with only a photo, this "security method" can be tricked. Unlike FaceID, that it's a way more trustful authentication method. I imagine you wouldn't want your most important data to be protected with such an insecure method.
    2. There's no native support within Android for face unlocking (as there already is for Fingerprint unlock). Apparently, the new Android Q is testing this, so it'll probably be implemented if that becomes a secure option. Meanwhile, there are too many Android manufacturers that may be doing Face unlock differently from one another, making implementation pretty difficult.

    It'd be interesting to hear a team member thoughts on this. Hope that helps!

  • periperi

    Team Member

    Hey @jfroelich and @arturoaubry. Recently, Google has introduced the BiometricPrompt API, which eliminates many of the concerns we previously had regarding face or iris unlock on Android. I'll pass your request for supporting this feature onto our development team. ref: android-100

  • Thank you, @peri. As a user who recently switched from IOS to Android, I would very much welcome this feature.

  • AttaranAttaran
    edited July 16

    Dupe deleted...

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    :) :+1:

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