[Guide]How to Unlock iPhone X in 2 Different Ways

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Myra Updated on Jun 19, 2018 to iOS & Mac Topics | How-to Articles

For iPhone X users like you, one of the many features you can enjoy on this new device is Face ID, which works to confirm your identity. It's no doubt that you can unlock your iPhone X with Face ID. If you have set up Face ID on your iPhone X correctly, you can easily unlock your iPhone X with Face ID by glancing at your iPhone. But this feature also gives rise to the questions like "How to unlock iPhone X in the dark" and "How to unlock iPhone X at night". No worry, there is an alternative way for you to unlock your device, which is to use passcode. After disabling Face ID on your iPhone X, you can set to unlock your iPhone X with passcode if you prefer. Read on to get more details.

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How to unlock iPhone X in 2 ways

Tip 1: Unlock iPhone X with Face ID

You need to set up your iPhone X before you use your device. Similarly, if you want to unlock your iPhone X with Face ID, you first need to set it up. Here is the complete guide for you to set up and use Face ID to unlock your iPhone X.

Step 1: Go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode and enter your passcode if asked.

Step 2: Click Set Up Face ID, look straight at your iPhone X and tap on Get Started.

Step 3: Follow the onscreen instructions to complete a circle with your head and click Continue.

Step 4: Complete the second circle using the same way and then click Done. Now you have set up Face ID on your iPhone X successfully.

Step 5: Under Face ID & Passcode, turn on the option iPhone Unlock. (If you don't want to unlock your device with Face ID, just toggle off iPhone Unlock.)

Step 6: Now you can unlock your iPhone X with Face ID by waking your iPhone and then glancing at it. If Face ID is not working on your iPhone X, learn how to fix it by yourself.

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Tip 2: Unlock iPhone X with passcode

But unlocking your device with Face ID is not always convenient. Or you won't have questions like "How to unlock iPhone X at night" or "How to unlock iPhone X in the dark". Luckily, you can unlock your iPhone X without Face ID, which is to use passcode to unlock your iPhone.

Step 1: Go to Settings > Face ID & Passcode.

Step 2: Click Turn Passcode On, enter a six-digit passcode and then enter the numbers again to confirm. (If you prefer, click Passcode Options to set a four-digit code.) Now you can unlock your iPhone X with passcode.

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Step 1. Connect your iPhone or iPad to your computer with a USB cable. Tap "Trust This Computer" on the device screen if a pop-up asks. Run EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, and select the "Phone to PC" to help you sync iDevice data to the computer. Click "Next" to continue.

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Step 2. As MobiMover has loaded all the data on your iDevice, you can start the transfer directly. Before that, you can set the storage path for the synced files of the iPhone/iPad. Otherwise, MobiMover will export the data to the desktop. Now choose the desired data categories and then click "Transfer".

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Step 3. Wait patiently until all the selected files are successfully synced from your iDevice to your computer. Please don't disconnect your device while transferring. After that, you can browse, edit and change the location for the newly added content.

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