iPhone XR Face ID

Face ID

Your face is your password.

Security made simple.

Face ID reinvented the way we unlock, log in and pay. Some of our most sophisticated technologies — the TrueDepth camera system, the Secure Enclave and the Neural Engine — make it the most secure facial authentication ever in a smartphone. And even faster and easier to use.

Adaptive recognition.

Face ID uses advanced machine learning to recognize changes in your appearance. Wear a hat. Put on glasses. It even works with many types of sunglasses.

Do more with a glance.

Face ID does so much more than unlock your iPhone. So you can forget about typing user names and passwords. Now all it takes is a look.

Unlock home screen icon animation.

Unlock in an instant.

The advanced Secure Enclave and new algorithms make Face ID even faster. So you’ll love it even more.

Log in to your apps and accounts.

Face ID works with the apps you already use — from banking and health apps to locked notes and private documents.

Apple Pay in stores.

No need to take out your wallet. Just hold your iPhone up to the reader. It’s actually more secure than using your physical card.1

Advanced Face ID.

It’s never been easier to pay for a ride, a pizza delivery or a new pair of sneakers.

The technology behind simplicity.

The innovative technologies in the TrueDepth camera system work together in real time to recognize you in an instant.

Dot Projector

More than 30,000 invisible dots are projected onto your face to build your unique facial map.

Infrared Camera

An infrared camera reads the dot pattern, captures an infrared image, then sends the data to the Secure Enclave in the A12 Bionic chip to confirm a match.

Flood Illuminator

Invisible infrared light helps identify your face even when it’s dark.