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 Add fingerprint.
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.
Place your finger on the Home button (on the back of the device), lift it slightly then place a different part of your finger on the Home button.
Repeat this process as necessary until the 'Fingerprint added' screen appears.
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.).