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[Tutorial] How to enable Face Unlock in Redmi Note 4

2018-03-22 10:13:01
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Hello MI Fans,
Face Recognition has become a new method of secure authentication for mobile phones. Through this feature, you can simply unlock your smartphone just by looking at it. Although fingerprint is still the most used way of authentication in mobile phones, face recognition is rapidly gaining popularity and acceptance. In this thread, we will discuss that how can we enable the Face Unlock in Redmi Note 4. So, let's get started!

  • Unlocked Bootloader ( Click here to know how to unlock bootloader)
  • TWRP/Redwolf Recovery
  • MIUI 9 Global Stable or Global Beta ROM
  • Mod File
Try this method at your own risk

The procedure is really simple, just follow the steps below!

1.Download the Mod file from the given link. (
Download If from Here)
2.Reboot the device to the recovery mode this can be done by simply pressing the Volume up key + Power Key or you can go to Settings - About Phone - System Update - click on 3 dots on the top right - select the option Reboot to recovery mode.

3.Click on the Install in the recovery mode and navigate to the Mod file in the storage and select it to install.

4. Once the Installation is done click on Reboot to reboot the system.

Congratulations! You have successfully added "Face Unlock ID" in your Redmi Note 4. Now let's see how to set it up!

STEP 1:Please ensure that your device has a proper lock screen set it can be either pin, password or pattern.

STEP 2:Go to settings click on Lockscreen and password

STEP 3: Click on add face data read the instructions and click next as shown in the image below

STEP 4:Hold your device in front of your face and keep the device steady so that it can capture your face data and then click done! Once you are done go to the lock screen hold the phone in front of the face and you're done! It seems like the image given below

You can also delete the face data and set the new one by click on delete face data as shown in an image below

- Frequently Asked Questions

  • When will it come for other devices like Redmi 3s, Redmi Note 3 etc?
Ans: Currently it is available for the Redmi Note 4 we will update you once the support is added to other devices.

  • Does this work on any version of MIUI?
Ans: You need to have MIUI 9 v9.2.1.0 or above to get this working. Make sure you flash the device with the latest firmware.

  • Can we use it for custom ROMs?
Ans: Sorry this mod will not work on other custom ROMs but there would be definitely some other way to enable it in those rom do check it out.

  • Can we add multiple faces as like Fingerprints?
Ans: Sorry, we cannot add multiple faces at the same time. One human being has multiple fingers but only one head.

  • Does this feature consume more battery?
Ans: As this feature requires the front camera every time when you are on the lock screen so, yes it will consume some battery.

  • Does it unlock in low light too?
Ans: Theoretically yes! but there are maximum chances of failure.

  • Can someone unlock my phone?
Ans: The probability that someone unlocks the phone is very low but the condition will change in case of twins or a person with same facial appearance.

Thread credit goes to
Hope you guys like this thread if you had any query regarding the same don't forget to give the comment all thanks to the developer of this mod. I am just sharing the information!

2018-03-22 10:13:01
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Master Bunny

babuarif | from Redmi Note 4


Thank you very much...
2018-03-22 16:01:01

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Aabed Mahmoud | from Redmi Note 4


But this would end warranty!
2018-03-22 21:24:36


Pramod1988 Author | from Mi A1


There are risks in Unlocking Bootloader but it will not void the warranty
2018-03-23 03:43:49
Pramod Kumar
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