Google Drive Brings Face ID, Touch ID Security for Apple iOS
The Google Drive Brings Face ID in Touch ID Security for iOS, iPadOS Apps
The Google Drive are added a Privacy Screen feature for its iOS and iPadOS apps. It is aimed at keeping your files secure by the allowing you to require Face ID or Touch ID when its launching the app.There was no such layer of protection for the app. These new feature for the iPhone and the iPad app has been rolled out in these last few days and it is available in India as well. These feature was first announced last month, according to a report.
The Google Drive a new feature to restricts access to the app using Face ID & Touch ID. This feature gets activated as soon as you switch to another app or lock the screen. Someever, you can also choose to delay these feature by 10 seconds, 1 minute, or 10 minutes, to ensure that you multi-task with ease.
How To Enable Privacy Screen
To enable this feature to check for the update for Google Drive app on the App Store on your iPhone or iPad. After installing these update, open the app and go to Settings > Privacy screen and enable the feature. You can also choose the delay time as per your requirement.
New Feature OF Google Drive
Google said that the new feature may not protect Drive notifications, certain Siri functionality, files shared with files app, photos shared with these Photos app, and other system functionality. Also, the data that has been shared will not be protected.These feature started rolling out this month but according to a report on Digital Trends, it was announced mid-April itself.
The Google Pay app in India has a similar feature to Privacy Screen. However, unlike Google Drive, you cannot disable the authentication requirement on Google Pay app.