Samsung Galaxy A20 - 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 3 fingerprints can be registered on the device.


  1. From a Home screen, swipe up 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 > Biometrics and security.
  3. From the Biometrics section, tap Fingerprints.
  4. Enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
    Note If no screen lock is active, tap Continue and select a lock option (e.g., Pattern, PIN or Password) then follow the steps to complete the process.
    Note Refer to Set Up Screen Lock for assistance.
  5. Follow the on-screen tutorial to scan your fingerprint. Repeat as necessary until the process is complete.
    Note Fingerprint scanner is located on the back of the device above the Samsung logo.
    Fingerprint Sensor
  6. Tap Done (lower-right).
  7. Tap the Fingerprint unlock switch to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.


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