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 only.
  2. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Lock screen and security Security icon.
  3. Tap Fingerprint Scanner.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  4. From the Manage fingerprints section, 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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