What is the Intelligent Scan feature?

Last modified : Mar 02. 2018
Intelligent Scan

Intelligent Scan combines face and iris scanning to improve accuracy and security even in low light or very bright light. 

Please Note: This feature is available only on the Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+.

How do I set up Intelligent Scan?

How do I set up Intelligent Scan?Click to Expand
1 Go to the Settings menu > Lock screen and security .
Settings > Lock screen and security
2 Tap on Intelligent Scan .
Tap on Intelligent Scan.
3 Intelligent Scan requires you to set a secure screen lock and to register your face and irises. Tap Continue to begin.
Set up Intelligent Scan security
4 To use Intelligent Scan securely, you need to set a pattern, PIN, or password. Set a Secure screen lock to begin.

Please Note: Ensure that you remember your password. You'll need it to unlock your phone after it restarts and occassionally at other times to ensure your phone is secure. 

Set a Secure Screen Lock
5 As an example the Pattern secure lock was selected. Set a Pattern then tap on Continue . Re-enter the same Pattern and then tap on Confirm .

Please Note: Remember your Secure lock credentials. If you forget it, you'll need to reset your phone and all data will be erased.

Set a Secure Screen Lock
6 Read the Disclaimer . Tap on Ok to proceed.
Read the Disclaimer.
7 Your device will now register your face and irises. Tap on Continue and follow the steps.

Please Note: For best results, set up face and iris recognition indoors or away from direct sunlight. If you're wearing glasses or contacts, take them off. Keep in mind that you may not be able to unlock your phone with your irises when you have them on. Hold your phone at least 25 cm from your face.

Register your face and irises
8 Intelligent Scan has now been registered to your device. You can further configure the Intelligent Scan settings to your preference.
Intelligent Scan set up has been completed.

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