Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+ - Set Up Face Recognition

Nota Notas:

  • El reconocimiento facial se usa para desbloquear el dispositivo.
  • For optimal performance, ensure you are indoors or away from direct sunlight.
  • If synced to a corporate exchange account, the availability of this option is dependant upon the policies of your IT admin.


  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Nota These instructions only apply to modo estándar and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Ícono Settings > Biometrics and security.
  3. Tap Face Recognition.
    Nota Si aparece, ingresa el PIN, la contraseña o el patrón actuales.
  4. Realiza alguna de las siguientes acciones:
  • For first time setup:
    1. If presented, select a lock screen option (e.g., Pattern, PIN, Password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
      Nota Si es necesario, consulta Configurar bloqueo de pantalla para obtener ayuda.
    2. To proceed, review the info then tap CONTINUE.
    3. From the 'Are you wearing glasses right now' screen, select 'yes' or 'no' then tap Continue.
    4. While holding the phone 8-20 inches away, position your face within the circle displayed on-screen.
    5. From the 'Useful face recognition features' screen, tap the switch to turn each option on Interruptor en On o desactivar Interruptor en Off then tap OK (at the bottom).
      • Stay on Lock screen
        Nota Once unlocked, remain on the lock screen until you swipe.
      • Faster recognition
        Nota When off, greater security is provided making it harder to unlock your phone using an image or video.
      • Lift to wake
        Nota Wake your phone by picking it up. Face recognition will be ready as soon as you pick up your phone.
      • Brighten screen
        Nota Temporarily increases screen brightness to improve facial recognition in the dark.
    6. Tap the Face unlock switch to turn facial recognition on Interruptor en On o desactivar Interruptor en Off.
  • To remove face data:
    1. From the 'Face recognition' screen, tap Remove face data.
    2. To confirm, review the disclaimer then tap Remove.