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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by walshy37, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. walshy37

    walshy37 Newbie
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    Hi all, just thought ad let you no if you didn't already, I used the face security to unlock the N7 but the wife had to use the code to unlock it, so I thought ad try and put her face in the security as well as mine and it worked with 2 faces to unlock it, I haven't tryed more faces yet but it works with 2 :)
     


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  2. Deleted User

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    I don't tend to use it but good to know for future reference, thanks.
     
  3. walshy37

    walshy37 Newbie
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    You should always use security, my mate had an iPad and got Broken into, but he had security on it and they couldn't get into it and he had the find my phone app and got it back, I wounder if there is an app for use ? To keep us safe
     
  4. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven ...eschew obfuscation...
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    I would hate to burst your bubble, but face recognition is a really poor security method, even with the blinking they introduced. That can still be spoofed with a photo.
     
  5. Deleted User

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    I don't really bother too much with security as I don't take the nexus out anywhere.
    I would probably be more likely to use a pin code since the face recognition isn't so good in low light.
     
  6. walshy37

    walshy37 Newbie
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    But half of the robbers won't think of that, like the idiot that robbed my mate, they only got him coz he was trying to get into the iPad and couldn't thats why the police got him
     
  7. walshy37

    walshy37 Newbie
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    I just take loads of Picture's, ie very low light and very bright light so it no's my face better
     
  8. Smaaaaaaart!
     
  9. CrackBaby

    CrackBaby Android Enthusiast

    How exactly did you get it to work with more than one face? I don't see any option for that.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 2
     
  10. walshy37

    walshy37 Newbie
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    I just took some pictures of my face and then some of the wife and it let's the 2 of us to use the face security, you don't need to go in to the options to do it.
     
  11. TJGoSurf

    TJGoSurf Android Expert

    You guys might want to consider encrypting your tablet but then my paranoia is legendary.
     
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