Apple changes its mind: Face ID will not be blocked by replacing the display of an iPhone 13
Apple changed his mind and it will not block the Face ID of the iPhone 13 in case of a screen replacement through unauthorized channels. The announcement came last week with a communication from Apple to The Verge magazine. The Cupertino house, which had not provided further details on the matter, seems to have already moved to live up to what was declared. Con iOS 15.2 Betain fact, the Face ID is still functional even after replacing the display via unauthorized channels.
With iOS 15.2 Beta it is possible to replace the display of the iPhone 13 without losing the ability to use the Face ID
Initially, the display of the iPhone 13 could only be replaced through Apple authorized channels. The replacement required the presence of the software Apple Service Toolkit 2 for enabling the Face ID of the iPhone 13. In fact they are the Apple repair centers and centers belonging to the Independent Repair Provider network of the company could carry out the interventions. With the new iOS beta update, however, Apple lays the groundwork for the complete removal of this limitation. Note that, at least for the moment, there are no official confirmations from Apple. With the next iOS update, however, the Face ID issue should be archived.
Confirmation from iCorrect
A video of iCorrect confirms that with iOS 15.2 Beta it is possible to replace the display of an iPhone 13 without deactivating the Face ID even without using the official kit: