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.
From a Home screen, navigate: Settings > Lock screen & security .
These instructions apply to Home mode only.
Tap Fingerprints > NEXT.
Follow the onscreen instructions on how to scan your fingerprint. Place your finger on the Home button (back), lift slightly until all steps are completed.
If presented, follow onscreen prompts to unlock device.
If presented, select a lock screen option (e.g., pattern, PIN, password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
Refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
Tap OK (lower-right).
Tap the Screen lock switch to turn on or off .
Tap the Content lock switch to turn on or off.
When on, follow the onscreen instructions to set up an additional lock option (e.g., PIN, pattern, etc.).