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Is it possible to make iPhone require both FaceID and passcode when unlocking the device?

Especially the built-in password manager is guilty of relying solely on FaceID to pull up a password for a website or an app. I thought I could at least force it to use the passcode instead of FaceID by disabling FaceID for passwords, but instead it stopped requiring any kind of verification at all when the phone is unlocked! This is very insecure as there is no additional line of defence for if you forgot your phone unlocked or if it was locked, but someone unlocks it with your face or even a picture of your face.

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  • What is Passwords app?
    – nohillside
    Nov 29, 2023 at 8:30
  • Built-in password manager on iOS Nov 29, 2023 at 8:38
  • Ah. And no, you can't. If you want to enforce a password, you need to disable FaceID in general (which, of course, has other downsides).
    – nohillside
    Nov 29, 2023 at 10:04
  • Face ID, if it’s working as designed, will not recognize a photo of your face, nor will it unlock the screen unless you’re looking at it.
    – Linc D.
    Nov 29, 2023 at 14:18
  • @nohillside the thing is if you disable FaceID it does NOT enforce any auth to access the contents of the password manager - i.e. lockscreen is the only barrier at that point, and if the phone is unlocked, all passwords are in the open. It's either FaceID for password manager or nothing, per Apple. Nov 29, 2023 at 18:07

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