Pixel™, Phone by Google - Set Up Fingerprint Recognition
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 five fingerprints can be registered on the device.
From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
Navigate: Settings > Security & location .
Tap Pixel Imprint.
If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
From the 'Unlock with fingerprint' screen, tap NEXT.
On the 'Unlock selection' screen, choose an option to use as a backup screen lock (e.g., Pixel Imprint + Pattern, etc.) then follow the instructions to set up the backup screen lock.
Refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
On the 'Find the sensor' screen, tap NEXT.
On the 'Let's start' screen, place your finger on the sensor unti it vibrates then lift.
Conitinue pressing the sensor several times until it shows completed.
Tap Done or 'Add another' to add another fingerprint.