Set Up Fingerprint Recognition - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

Note Notes:

  • A fingerprint is utilized to unlock the device. For the fingerprint scanner to operate, hands must be clean and free of moisture, dirt, oil, lotion, dyes, etc.
  • Up to 3 fingerprints can be registered on the device.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Fingerprint.
  2. Tap Fingerprint manager.
  3. Tap + (located in the upper-right).
  4. Review the Disclaimer then tap OK.
  5. From the "Register fingerprint" screen, swipe your finger 8 times down the pad located at the bottom (as shown in the on-screen tutorial).
    Note Swipe entire finger pad from base to tip of finger across the home key.
    Note Keep finger flat against the home key and swipe slowly.
    Note Indicators turn green when successful.


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