Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India a couple of weeks ago with a promise to bring face unlock via OTA before the end of March last week, the company delivered on the promise and released the OTA for enabling face unlock last week. This is the first Xiaomi smartphone in India to get the feature, even the Mi flagships like MIX 2 are yet to get AI based facial recognition unlock. Xiaomi claims that Artificial Intelligence algorithm based facial recognition system can unlock the phone under 0.2 seconds. In case you own a Redmi Note 5 Pro and wish to use this feature, this guide will help you in setting it up.
Go to Settings > Lock Screen & Password > Add Face Data.
Information regarding the face unlock will be displayed and on proceeding, user will be asked to enter Lock Screen Password.
After entering the password, a warning and a Disclaimer will be shown to user, following which User will be asked to register his/her face data.
The smartphone went on sale today for the second time on Flipkart as well as Mi.com, the company claims to have sold more than 3 lakh units within 3 minutes during it’s first sale. The smartphone duo go on sale every Wednesday on Flipkart and Mi.com, the next sale is scheduled on 7th March. Also, Check out our Redmi Note 5 Review, if you are planning to buy the phone.