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Apple makes it easier to unlock phone while wearing face mask during pandemic

Apple makes it easier to unlock phone while wearing face mask during pandemic
Posted at 10:28 AM, Apr 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 11:28:20-04

With most people wearing a face mask due to the coronavirus pandemic, Apple said they've it more accessible for iPhone users to unlock their phones.

According to CNBC, Apple released beta software Wednesday, which would allow users to swipe up on the screen and enter a code instead, bypassing the Face ID display.

CNBC's technology writer Kif Leswing tweeted out what users can expect.

Apple has also partnered up with Google on a contact-tracing tool that would use Bluetooth technology to track if you have come into contact with someone with the deadly virus.