Set Up Fingerprint Recognition - Samsung Galaxy S6 edge +

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 three fingerprints can be registered on the device.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Lock screen and security.
  2. Tap Fingerprints.
  3. If prompted, enter your password then tap NEXT.
  4. From the "Register fingerprint" screen, follow on-screen instructions to register fingerprint (as shown in the on-screen tutorial).
    Note Place finger on the home key and then lift off.
    Note Percentage indicates completion progress.
  5. Tap TURN ON to enable fingerprint lock.
    Note You can also use an alternate Phone lock option.
  6. If prompted, enter an alternative password (4 -16 characters) then tap CONTINUE.
  7. Re-enter the password then tap OK.
  8. To register additional fingerprints:
    1. Tap + Add fingerprint.
    2. Swipe the registered fingerprint.
    3. Tap + (located in the upper-right).
    4. Repeat steps 1 and 2.


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