Samsung Galaxy S9 / S9+ - Set Up Intelligent Scan Recognition

Note Notes:

  • Facial and Iris recognition is utilized to unlock the device.
  • For optimal performance, ensure you are indoors or away from direct sunlight.
  • If synced to a corporate exchange account, the availability of this option is dependant upon the policies of your IT admin.

 

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Biometrics and security.
  3. Tap Intelligent Scan.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
  4. Perform one of the following:
  • For first time setup:
    1. Review the info then tap Continue.
    2. If presented, select a lock screen option (e.g., Pattern, PIN, Password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
      Note If necessary, refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
    3. From the Are you wearing glassed right now screen, select Yes or No then tap Continue.
    4. To register your face, hold the phone 8-20 inches away, position your face within the circle displayed on-screen. 
    5. To register your irises, hold the phone 10-14 inches away, open your eyes wide and look at the screen.
      Note Position your eyes within the circles shown on the screen until your irises have been registered.
      Note If necessary, follow any additional instructions to complete the process.
    6. Tap the Notifications switches to turn the following on Switch on or off Switch off :
      • Intelligent Scan unlock
        Note Unlock your phone using combined face and iris scanning.
      • Screen-on Intelligent Scan
        Note Unlocks the phone using Intelligent Scan as soon as the screen turns on, without swiping first.
      • Stay on Lock screen
        Note When you unlock the device with Intelligent Scan, stay on the Lock screen until you swipe.
  • To remove face and iris data:
    1. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Biometrics and security.
    2. Tap Intelligent Scan.
      Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
    3. Tap Remove face and iris data.
    4. To confirm, review the disclaimer then tap Remove.
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