Remove Saved Fingerprints - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

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 3 fingerprints can be registered on the device.


  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings > Fingerprint.
  2. Tap Fingerprint manager.
  3. Swipe the registered fingerprint.
  4. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (located in the upper-right).
  5. Tap Deregister.
  6. Tap the appropriate fingerprint(s).
  7. Tap Done (located in the upper-right).
  8. Tap OK.
    Note When all fingerprints are removed, the screen lock method defaults to Swipe.


Related Topic: Add Additional Fingerprints