Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Set Up Fingerprint Recognition

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 4 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 then tap Continue.
  4. From the Set Secure Screen Lock screen, select pattern, PIN or password.
  5. Enter the (pattern, PIN, or password) then press CONTINUE.
  6. Re-enter the (pattern, PIN, or password) then press CONFIRM.
  7. From the Scan your fingerprint screen, follow on-screen instructions to register fingerprint (as shown in the on-screen tutorial).
    Note Place finger on the fingerprint sensor and then lift off.
    Note Percentage indicates completion progress.
  8. From the Fingerprint added screen tap DONE.
  9. From the Notification on lock screen, select one of the following then tap DONE:
    • Show content
    • Hide content
    • Notification icons only

Related Content: