FaceID support?


I’ve been trying to google around to see if Expo has any FaceID support, but it doesn’t as far as I can tell. Does anyone know if it does?

I did find that https://github.com/naoufal/react-native-touch-id actually also supports FaceID, but I’m not sure if they did anything to support it or if the phone just use FaceID when you ask for touch/fingerprint.


Right now it isn’t the case but please stay tuned for if and when we get support for FaceID.

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@edgar @Expo

I’m looking to use FaceID in a project right now, is there any planned support for it within the immediate future? iPhone X doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner, and therefore any biometric functionality cannot be used on whats meant to be the newest and greatest iPhone.

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Hi guys,

Is there any update on this?

We’re trying to spec out a new version of our app however without FaceID we’re probably going to have to ditch bio-login alltogether.

Is there anything public we could contribute to? Happy to write some obj-c!

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I would really like to see Face ID support. We’re bringing out an RN port of an existing native iOS app and this is the one missing feature blocking it.

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The existing Fingerprint API already works for FaceId


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