In this post, we will show you how to disable Face recognition on Windows 11. Facial recognition is a feature in the Windows operating system that allows users to log in to their devices using facial recognition technology. It is part of the Windows Hello biometric authentication system that provides safe and secure ways to log in to Windows.
You can’t use facial recognition in Windows 11 until you have a compatible device. However, if you’ve set up Face Login with a compatible camera and now want to disable it, you can follow some easy steps.
How to remove Face recognition on Windows 11
The following steps are required to disable Facial recognition on a Windows 11 PC:
Click on the Start button icon in the Windows taskbar and select Settings from the menu that appears. Click on the Accounts option in the left panel. Navigate to Sign-in options under Account settings.
Under the ‘Ways to sign in’ section, click on the Facial recognition (Windows Hello) option. The section will expand to show settings related to Face Login. Click on the Remove button next to the ‘Remove this sign-in option’ field.
You’ll be prompted to enter your Windows Hello PIN or Windows password to confirm the changes. Follow the prompts to delete your facial data from your device.
After disabling Face Login in Windows, you can continue signing in using your Windows password.
That’s it! I hope you find this useful.
Does Windows 11 have Face ID?
Windows 11 supports facial recognition for authentication and login purposes through Windows Hello – a technology similar to Apple’s Face ID. However, your device needs compatible hardware (such as an infrared or a depth-sensing camera) to use the feature.
Read: How to remove Fingerprint from Windows Hello
How do I use face login in Windows 11?
To use Facial recognition in Windows 11, your device needs to be compatible with a facial recognition camera or sensor. If you have a compatible Windows 11 device, navigate to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options > Face recognition. Then click on the Set up button and follow the on-screen instructions to capture your facial data. Finally, set up a backup sign-in method (such as PIN) to access your system if Face login fails or is unavailable.