Honor 9 Lite Gets Face Unlock Support With its Latest Update

Nowadays Face Unlock has become the new trending feature in all smartphones. Many of Android smartphone comes with similar Face Unlock feature. Now Huawei brand Honor announced that it will start rolling out the new Face Unlock feature on Honor 9 Lite.


As per company report, the software update is now live via OTA and will reach to all Honor 9 Lite users by 5th March. If you don’t see the OTA update notification than no need to worry about that. The update will arrive on your phone in the few days.

Having a Face Unlock feature on a smartphone is a better option, as you don’t need any fingerprint authentication, PIN or pattern locks. Last year in November, Honor 10 flagship has debuted this face Unlock feature.

P Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group, said in a statement, “At Honor, we believe in delivering superior and innovative smartphone experiences and the Face Unlock rollout for Honor 9 Lite is in line with our commitment. Honor 9 Lite will be the most affordable smartphone in the Indian market to support Face Unlock feature and will further emerge as the best value for money smartphone with superior hardware and software configurations.”

You can manually check for a new software update on your Honor 9 Lite to see the availability of this Face Unlock Feature. For checking the updates, just visit your Phone Setting and in that go to System updates. However, the OTA is rolling out in batches so it could take some time to reach your device.

How to Use Face Unlock Feature on Honor 9 Lite

  • For using this feature, you have to add your Face in the phone settings.
  • Open your Phone setting, in that select security & privacy option.
  • Later select Screen lock & passwords and you will find Face Unlock option in it.
  • Now it will ask you to scan your face. Just Follow the On-screen instruction.
  • Once you have done by adding your face then it can help you to unlock your smartphone.

Last month, Honor has debuted Face Unlock Feature on Honor view 10 by releasing a new software update. Just to remind you, Honor 9 Lite sports a 5.65-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The Smartphone is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC, paired with 3GB and 4GB RAM variants. It runs the EMUI 8.0, based on Android 8.0 Oreo. Also, the phone has Dual Camera setup on front and back, both consist of 13MP and 2MP sensors.

The Honor 9 Lite has 2 variant, One which has 3GB RAM with 32GB Internal Storage will be available at Rs. 10,999. While the other variant has 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage will price at Rs. 14,999. Do try this Face Unlock Feature on your Honor 9 Lite and let us know your feedback in our comment section below.