What is Fingerprint recognition used for?

Last Update date : 2017.07.12

Use Fingerprint recognition as an alternative security method to enter passwords.


In order for fingerprint recognition to function, your fingerprint information needs to be registered

and stored in your device. After registration, you can set the device to use your fingerprint for the

features below:


     - Screen lock

     - Web sign-in : Sign in to websites that can remember passwords by swiping any of your

         registered fingers over the home key.

     - Verify Samsung account

       : Instead of entering your Samsung account password, swipe any of your registered fingers

         over the home key for example, when purchasing content in Samsung services

      - Secure Folder

      - Samsung Pay


※ Note : This feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.



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