The next major iOS 13 update will make it easier for people regularly wearing face masks to unlock their iPhone or iPad.

Within the new iOS 13.5 developer beta, released today, the company is offering fast access to the passcode-entry screen by swiping up from the bottom of the display.

Currently, that gesture calls for Apple users to at least attempt a Face ID-based authentication before they’re offered access to the passcode option, but this will simplify matters somewhat (via 9to5Mac).

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The current workflow can cause delays and frustrations upon opening the handset if the Face ID tech can’t get a good look at your grille. It’s not sure whether Apple will save this for the iOS 13.5 consumer release in the weeks to come or whether it’ll drop it into a…

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