moto g6 - 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 5 fingerprints can be registered on the device.


  1. From a Home screen, swipe up to access all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Security & location.
  3. From the Device security section, tap Fingerprint.
  4. Tap SET UP.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  5. Choose any of the following then follow the prompts to establish a backup Pattern, PIN or Password than tap YES:
    • Fingerprint + Pattern
    • Fingerprint + PIN
    • Fingerprint + Password
  6. From the Notifications screen choose one of these options then tap Done:
    • Show all notification content
    • Hide sensitive notification content
    • Don't show notifications at all
  7. Place your finger on the sensor until it vibrates, then tap START.
  8. Note Repeat this step as necessary until the process is complete.
    Note For greater accuracy, finger placement should vary slightly each time.
  9. Tap Next (lower-left).
  10. Tap GOT IT.


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