Now you can enable face unlock feature on Huawei Honor 8 Pro. Yes, you heard that right. If you are an Honor 8 Pro user and want to enable face unlock feature, then read on. Unlocking smartphones using face recognition feature is not something new. Android users have always had the option to secure their devices with their face using the Trusted Face feature in Android. Using the pattern of your facial features, you can unlock your device. Face Unlock is faster, secure and more convenient to use. It’s better at detecting when a real face and a photo are being used for unlocking. Therefore, making it more convenient to secure smartphones with the face pattern.
Face unlock is actually available already in Honor 8 Pro. It just needs to be enabled. The good news is it also works on Huawei Mate 9 running on EMUI 8. In this post, we will tell you how you can enable face to unlock feature. We have mentioned a simple guide to enable the face unlock feature. You have to flash some modules using TWRP so as to enable face unlock feature on Huawei Honor Pro 8 and also Huawei Mate 9. This module was made possible due to XDA developer ante0. So, thanks for his hard work. We will also tell you how you can disable the face unlock feature in case you do not like it.The disabling requires the deletion of a few files. Check out the entire process below.
Huawei Honor 8 Pro is a dual SIM smartphone launched in April 2017. The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels. It runs on 1.8 GHz octa-core Kirin 960 processor and 6 GB of RAM. It comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. This device packs a 128 GB of expandable internal storage. Redmi Note 5 brings a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.
Download Modules To Enable Face Unlock Feature On Huawei Honor 8 Pro
Here is the direct link to grab the modules required to flash using the TWRP.
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Install Modules on Huawei Honor 8 Pro to Enable face Unlock Feature
Like we said you need to flash the modules using TWRP. So, first, you need to install the latest TWRP on your device.
You can see our previous tutorial on how to install TWRP on Huawei Honor 8 Pro.
Before following the steps of installation.
- This guide and the modules are exclusively for Honor 8 Pro device
- Charge your phone’s batter up to 70-80 % before flashing these modules.
- You have to unlock the bootloader of your device.
- Your device warranty may get void upon unlocking the bootloader
- Take a full backup of your device as unlocking bootloader may cause loss of data
- GetDroidTips won’t be responsible if your device gets bricked or damaged.
Steps to Install The Modules
Step-1 Download the modules from the above link to your PC
Step-2 Transfer these module zip files to your phone’s storage
Step-3 Now enter your phone into recovery by pressing “Volume Down + Power” button simultaneously.
Step-4 In TWRP Recovery, flash the modules.
Step-5 After the installation process reboot your device.
How To Set-up and Enable Face Unlock On Huawei Honor 8 Pro
It is really simple to enable this feature. Just go your device Settings > Security and Privacy > Face unlock
The Steps To Disable The Face Unlock Feature
To disable this feature you need to delete /remove some files from the module. You have to identify and remove the following files.
So, that’s it. Face unlock is the latest feature that almost everyone wants to have on their smartphone. So if you are an Honor 8 pro user, why stay behind..? Grab the modules and enable face unlock feature on your devices Do let us know your experience in the comment section.
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