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

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 > Lock screen and security.
  3. From the Biometrics section, 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. Review the disclaimer then tap OK.
    4. Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
    5. Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
    6. While holding the phone 8-20 inches away, position your face within the circle displayed on-screen.
    7. Review the info then tap CONTINUE.
    8. While holding 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.
    9. If presented, tap the Notifications switch (upper-right) to turn on Switch on or off Switch off then tap DONE.
      Note When on, configure any of the following:
      • Hide content
        Note Tap to turn on or off.
      • Notification icons only
        Note Tap to turn on or off.
      • Transparency
        Note Slide the blue bar left or right to adjust the level while viewing the preview at the top.
      • Auto-reverse text color
        Note Tap to turn on or off.
        Note Reverses the color of notification text based upon background color.
    10. If presented, tap TURN ON.
  • To remove face and iris data:
    1. From the Face and iris data section, tap Remove face and iris data.
    2. To confirm, review the disclaimer then tap REMOVE.