“Face ID Has Been Disabled” on iPhone in iOS 12? How to Fix


Do you get this error “Face ID Has Been Disabled” on your iPhone? Many iPhone users have complained that they got this error after updating. Are you one of them? Don’t worry, here I am gonna tell you some solutions to solve this problem. This solution will be helpful for you to get rid of this problem.
Solution 1: Force Restart your iPhone

  1. Press the Volume Up Button and release it.
  2. Press the Volume Down Button and release it.
  3. Press and hold the Side Button until the Apple Logo appears.

Note: Don’t press “Volume Up” and “Volume Down” at the same time.
Solution 2: Set Date and Time to Set Automatically

  1. Launch Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Tap “Date & Time”.
  4. Now, toggle on “Set Automatically”.

Solution 3: Reset All Settings

  1. Launch Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “General” -> “Reset”.
  3. Now, select “Reset All Settings” from the options.
  4. Again tap “Reset All Settings” in the pop-up box to confirm.

Solution 4: Update Current iOS

  1. Go to Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “General”.
  3. Scroll down the page to find “Software Update”.
  4. If there an update is available, tap “Download and Install”.

Solution 5: Turn Off the Face ID and Add a New One

  1. Open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap “Face ID & Passcode”.
  3. Now turn off “Require Attention for Face ID” and “Attention Aware Features”.
  4. Under “USE FACE ID FOR”, turn off all options.
  5. After doing this, restart your iPhone
  6. Turn on all the options.
  7. Now, again go to Settings -> Face ID & Passcode. Then select “Reset Face ID”.

Solution 6: Add Different Face ID

  1. Open “Settings” on your iPhone.
  2. Next tap “Face ID & Passcode”.
  3. Enter the passcode if prompted.
  4. Under “APPEARANCES”, tap on “Set Up Alternate Appearance”.
  5. Then tap on “Get Started”.
  6. Here you can see a circle with lines. You have to show your face with a different angle. Now, camera & Sensor will detect and analyze your face.
  7. After doing this, tap on “Continue”.
  8. When the process has done, tap on “Done”.

Solution 7: Restore your iPhone with Recovery Mode

  1. First, connect your iPhone to the Mac or PC through USB cable.
  2. After it connects, press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
  3. Now, press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
  4. Then press and hold the Power/Side button until it restarts. Don’t leave this button until your phone gets into Recovery mode.
  5. Release this button when you see your phone connect to iTunes.
  6. In the iTunes window, it shows your iOS device is in recovery mode. There you can see two options that Update or Restore.
  7. Select “Restore”.
  8. You have to wait until the process is completed.

We hope that the above solutions have solved your problem. If you know any other solutions to solve this problem, tell us through your comments.

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