Let’s see if your favorite apps work with the Pixel 4.
The Pixel 4 is an important phone for the Android landscape. The 90Hz display, dual rear cameras, and wireless charging are all perfectly cool, but the thing that really makes it stand out is Google’s all-new face unlock system.
With the recent launch of the Google Pixel 4, many were excited by all of the things that the flagship phone could do, like Face Unlock and Motion Sense gestures. Unfortunately, we quickly found out that these features had some serious limitations. If you have a rooted Pixel 4, however, the limitations on what apps can use Face Unlock and which regions allow Motion Sense can be bypassed with mods.
Face Unlock on the Pixel 4 is a big step forward for the world of biometric authentication on Android. We’ve seen face unlock on countless other devices in the past, but the implementation on the Pixel 4 is special. Not only is it incredibly fast and secure, but you can also use it for authorizing purchases and logging into apps. Want some tips on how to optimize it for the best experience possible? Here are a few tips!
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The Pixel 4 has one of the most secure face unlock systems on an Android phone today, but it has a glaring loophole. Even if your eyes are closed, the Pixel 4 will still unlock. Thankfully, the handy “Lockdown” option in the settings makes it easy to secure your Pixel 4.