One of the benefits that COVID-19 brings us is Apple’s awareness of this issue. As early as 2018, when I was using the iPhone X in Beijing, China, where I had to wear a face mask on some days due to the poor air quality, the problem started to bug me.
MUST-READ: (estimated: 2 min) iOS 13.5 beta makes it easier to skip Face ID if you’re wearing a mask (by Chance Miller)

Apple today released a new beta of iOS 13.5 to developers, bringing the first version of its COVID-19 exposure notification API to public health authorities. The update also includes a small tweak that makes it easier to skip Face ID and enter your passcode if you’re wearing a mask. … ⇢ Read more

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