After the launch of Apple iPhone X new Face Unlock Feature, now many Android phones are providing this unlocking features along with a fingerprint. But, if you are Redmi Note 4 user and want to enable this Face Unlock feature in it, then this article will help you to do it successfully.
The feature has already spread across various OEM devices like Huawei and OnePlus. Xiaomi, on the other hand, sneaked in the competition by announcing the Face Unlock feature for its latest Note series phones. The feature has already made its way to the recently launched Redmi Note Pro via the MIUI V9.2.4 software update.
XDA member shubhandu, along with 4pdu forum members (oc01 and Barnum) has compiled a TWRP-flashable mod that’d allow users to enable Redmi Note 4 Face Unlock feature. This is the working method for enabling this feature on the Redmi Note 4 with MIUI V126.96.36.199.NCFMIEK (Stable) and MIUI 9 8.2.8 (Developer) stock ROMs.
Before starting the steps, you have to first do the following things:
- You need to Unlock Bootloader of your Redmi Note 4.
- Install TWRP recovery and Root your Redmi Note 4.
- It is recommended that you take a full backup of your Redmi Note 4.
- You have to charge your smartphone at least 50%.
- Also, you have to take the backup of your phone for extra safety.
Steps to Enable Face Unlock on Redmi Note 4
Now, let’s begin with the steps to Enable the Face Unlock Feature on Redmi Note 4.
Step 1: First, you have to download the TWRP flashable mod for this device. Click Here to Download.
Step 2: Now, its time to connect the Redmi Note 4 to PC using the USB cable.
Step 3: Enable the File Transfer mode over USB. See the image below for reference.
Step 4: Now, you have to copy the downloaded zip to the phone’s internal storage or SD card.
Step 5: Disconnect your phone from PC and Power off it completely.
Step 6: Now, boot your device into TWRP. To do so, hold down the Volume Up + Power button simultaneously.
Step 7: In the TWRP window, tap on the “Install” button.
Step 8: After this, navigate to the storage and select the “FaceID_XRN4X_188.8.131.52+(NCFMIEK).zip” file.
Step 9: After selecting the zip file, now you will be asked to swipe the button on the screen to enable Face Unlock on Redmi Note 4.
Step 10: When the flashing process will complete, reboot your device.
After rebooting, you have successfully enabled the Face Unlock Feature on your Redmi Note 4. Now the question arises that how to use it. For this, I will provide you the whole procedure of using it.
How to Use Redmi Note 4 Face Unlock Feature
Step 1: Open the “Settings” in your Redmi Note 4.
Step 2: Scroll down until you find the “SYSTEM & DEVICE” section. There, click on the “Lockscreen & password” option.
Step 3: In the Lockscreen & password window, you will see various options. From there, select “Add face data” and confirm by entering your password/pin.
Step 4: Now, follow the instructions shown on the screen and keep your face centered during the process.
Step 5: When the setup is complete, hit “Done”.
After this, you have finally set your face to unlock your Redmi Note 4. Now, enjoy this feature. So, this is all for this article. Hope you have successfully completed the above process. If you not, then comment your issue. We will look after it and provide you the best solution for it.
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