How do I register fingerprints on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge?

Last Update Date : Apr 20. 2018

To register fingerprints, follow the steps below:

1. On the Settings screen, tap Lock screen and security.

2. Tap Fingerprint.

3. Tap Add finger print.

4. Read a disclaimer, and then tap Confirm.

5. Place your finger on the Home key.

6. Lift your finger when the device vibrates, and then place it on the Home key again.

7. Repeat this action using the same finger until the fingerprint is registered.

8. Tap CONTINUE, and then place tip of same finger on the Home key then lift is off.

If adding thumbprint, refer to guide image.  

9. When a screen appears requesting to register a backup password, enter the backup password,

and then tap CONTINUE.

10.  Enter the backup password again to verify it, and then tap OK.

You can use the backup password instead of scanning your fingerprints.

11. When a fingerprint lock pop-up window appears, tap OK

You can use your fingerprints to unlock the screen.

12. Now, screen is locked by Fingerprints lock.

13. Alternatively, you can enter a password to use when the fingerprint recognition function

is temporarily unavailable.


14.Enter  the backup password.

15. Tap Done.

To unlock the lock screen, place your registered finger on the Home key.

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