Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Add Additional Fingerprints

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 four fingerprints can be registered on the device.


  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Biometrics and security Biometrics and security icon.
  3. Tap Fingerprints.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  4. Tap Add fingerprint Add fingerprint icon.
  5. Place your finger on the sensor until it vibrates then lift.
    Note Repeat this step as necessary until the process is complete.
    Note For greater accuracy, finger placement should vary slightly each time.
    Fingerprint scanner image
  6. From the Fingerprint added screen tap Done.


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