Abstract: In the recent times, a mode of communication has changed drastically. Since last decade technology has meticulously changed the use of cell phones. In the contemporary times cell phones have been transformed to a device that is not able to act as a mode of communication but it can also successfully perform all the work of a personal computer. This means executing half the official work by a pocket carrying device will be requiring high security and safety measures. Apart from the safety of confidential data, the safety of the device is becoming a concern for the common masses. As cell phones have turned into prime targets for theft. Cell phones are equipped with PIN security feature but people either do not use it or they simply do not trust. So it is the need of time to upgrade and update all the security features of a cell phone.

Keywords: Biometrics, security, fingerprint, face recognition, cell phones.