LocalAuthentication should support Apple Watch on iOS in these mask-wearing days

Number:rdar://FB8833748 Date Originated:Oct 29, 2020
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:LocalAuthentication Product Version:
Classification:Suggestion Reproducible:
LocalAuthentication supports LAPolicyDeviceOwnerAuthenticationWithWatch and LAPolicyDeviceOwnerAuthenticationWithBiometricsOrWatchis on macOS.

On iOS this isn't available but it would really add practical value as Face ID is often unavailable when wearing masks for covid19 protection

Please make it a priority to bring these policies to iOS as mask wearing will be with us for a while.


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