Samsung Galaxy Note5 - 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 four 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 Screen lock type.
    Note If prompted, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern
  3. Tap Fingerprints.
  4. Locate the Home button below the display and 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.
  5. If presented, choose what to display on the lock screen:
    • Show content
    • Hide content
    • Notification icons only

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