How do I add or remove fingerprint data on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Last Update date : 2017.09.27

Step 1: From the Home screen tap Apps.


GS5 - Apps Icon Framed


Step 2: Tap Settings.


GS5 - Settings Icon Framed


Step 3: Scroll down and touch Finger Scanner


GS5 - Finger Scanner Framed


Step 4: Tap Fingerprint Manager.


Step 5: Use your registered finger or thumb to continue.


GS5 - Use Your Finger or Thumb to Continue 


Step 6: To register another fingerprint or thumbprint touch the + icon and then follow the instructions on-screen. Your device can store up to three registered fingerprints and thumbprints.


GS5 - Add Another Print 


Step 7: To remove a fingerprint or thumbprint touch the More icon and then touch Deregister.


GS5 - Deregister a Print 


Step 8:  Touch the print you wish to remove (1, 2 or 3) and then touch the Delete icon.

Tap OK to confirm the deregistration.


GS5 - Deregister a Print 2

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