iPhone X owners have detected that they can’t use Face ID to approve family purchases, pointing out on Apple’s forums that they can’t figure out how to activate a facial approval underline to requests, and have to enter their cue manually.
Ask to Buy is an iOS underline that allows relatives to control what their children are shopping with their phone. It’s useful, given that children have been known to shelve adult hundreds of dollars of purchases by mistake.
Ars Technica points out that users could approve a ask with Touch ID, though given a recover of a iPhone X, that’s no longer a case, and relatives have to manually enter their Apple ID to approve a purchase. The underline can be used to authenticate a user to make purchases, Apple’s support page for a underline doesn’t discuss Face ID. However, given that a facial approval complement can be fooled by children, maybe that is a good thing, generally if your child is perplexing to bucket adult a new tool during a holidays.