Click each step to see the action. You can also click the picture or use the arrow keys.

  • Face Unlock is a security feature that uses facial recognition technology instead of a PIN or password. It lets you unlock the ALCATEL ONETOUCH Idol X using the front-facing camera.
  • 1. Touch APPS.
  • 2. Scroll to and touch Settings.
  • 3. Touch Security.
  • 4. Touch Set up screen lock.
  • 5. Touch Face Unlock.
  • 6. Read the notice and touch Set it up.
  • 7. Touch Continue.
  • 8. A dotted circle will appear on the screen. Hold the phone so that your face appears inside the dotted circle.
  • 9. When your face has been captured, touch Continue.
  • 10. Touch a backup option (e.g., PIN) to use in case Face Unlock can't unlock the phone.
  • 11. Enter a PIN.
  • 12. Touch Continue.
  • 13. Re-enter the PIN to confirm it.
  • 14. Touch OK.
  • 15. Touch OK.
  • 16. Face Unlock has been set up.
    To unlock the phone from standby mode, just hold it in front of your face and it will unlock.