Did an unnamed Illinois teenager get a pimple on his face causing his iPhone to not recognize him anymore so he could no longer unlock it? No, that's not true: the story was made up by the English version of a Spanish satire website, it is not real.
A young boy from Illinois submitted a claim in an Apple store in his locality, after taking 24 hours without being able to use his new iPhone X. Problems started when he configured his phone with the option of facial recognition. On Thursday morning he got up with a huge pimple on his face and there was no way to unlock his cell phone.
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A young boy from Illinois submitted a claim in an Apple store in his locality, after taking 24 hours without being able to use his new iPhone X. Problems started when he configured his phone with the option of facial recognition. On Thursday morning he got up with a huge pimple on his face and there was no way to
But the pimple picture has been online since at least 2013 (well before the iPhone X was launched in 2017), it seems to have been taken from the Flickr photostream of someone named Matt Selby:
How long can this go on? And how long will that zit stay on my forehead! JESUS!!!
And of course you can always use the passcode to unlock an iPhone if Face ID fails.
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