LG G8 ThinQ™ - 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, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Lock screen & security lock screen.
    Note These instructions apply to Home mode only.
  2. If presented, select a lock screen option (e.g., pattern, PIN, password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
    Note Refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
  3. Tap Fingerprints.
  4. At the 'Unlock your phone with your fingerprnit' screen, tap NEXT.
  5. Follow the onscreen demo to add your fingerprint. 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.
    Note Repeat this process as necessary until the 'Fingerprint added' screen appears.
  6. Tap OK (lower-right).
  7. Tap the Screen lock switch to turn on Switch On icon or off Switch Off icon.
  8. Tap the Content lock switch to turn on or off.
    Note When on, follow the onscreen instructions to set up an additional lock option (e.g., PIN, pattern, etc.).


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