Galaxy S7: How do I register fingerprints on my Samsung Galaxy S7?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Fingerprint Recognition

Use Fingerprint recognition as an alternative security method to entering passwords. To use Fingerprint recognition, your fingerprint information needs to be registered and stored on your device. You can register up to three fingerprints. A password is also set up as an alternative to your fingerprint.

Registering Fingerprints

1. From the Home screen, tap Apps 1 > Settings 1.

2. Tap Lock screen and security 1.


3. Tap Fingerprints.


4. Tap 1 Add fingerprint.


5. You must set a Pattern, PIN, or Password to protect your fingerprints. For this example, we will set a PIN.


6. Lift your finger when the device vibrates, and then place it on the Home key again. Repeat this action using the same finger until the fingerprint is registered.


7. Select display options for notifications on the lock screen and tap DONE.




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