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Infinix Hot S3 Gets Face Unlock Feature, See How to Set It Up

Infinix recently announced that it has rolled out an OTA update for the Hot S3 smartphone, which enables the Face Unlock feature. For the existing users, the feature will be rolled out starting March 14, 2018. This upgrade is about 330MB in size. It will be  available as a pre-market upgrade for nations where the gadget is yet to be released like Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana.

Today I will be showing you guys a quick guide on how to setup the Face ID unlock feature on the Infinix hot S3.

How to Enable Face Unlock Feature on Infinix Hot S3
  • Go to your phone’s settings.
  • Click on “Security and Locations”.
  • Scroll down and click on the “Face ID” option.
  • To set it up, you will be required to first have a lock screen passcode lock.
  • If you already have that, then head to the Face ID settings.
  • You will be asked to set-up a passcode which can be in form of pin, pattern and password.
  • Once you are done with that, you will be taken to the Face ID section.
  • Tap on Add Face ID and scan your face in a little dial you see on your smartphone’s screen.
  • You will see the spikes around your picture dial-up, and when they go full circle, you will be prompted with a “Face ID successfully enrolled” message.
  • That means the Face ID setup is completed and successful.
How to Unlock your Infinix Hot S3 with the Face ID
  • First, lock your smartphone.
  • Press the power button and hold the phone up to your face.
  • That should unlock your phone.
  • In an instance where you are trying to unlock your phone in a dark environment.
  • The smartphone will prompt saying, “Click to turn on the flashlight to unlock the device with your face”, and you will see a little bulb icon on your locked screen.
  • Tap on it and the phone’s flash will be turned on.
  • After that, just hold your phone up to your face and it’s should unlock.
And you’re done.
I hope this helps, don’t forget to share this article with friends.

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Michael Iyeyi, CEO of is a humble tech enthusiast, a blogger, and a music freak with passion to impact lives positively.

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