Galaxy J5/J7 2017: Fingerprint > How do I register fingerprints

Last Update Date : Dec 22. 2017

* Please note, this section is designed to give you basic product troubleshooting information, also refer to your user manual for more information.

Please Note: This guide is for the J5/J7 Pro only. Previous J5/J7 models do not have fingerprint scanners.

How do I register fingerprints?

A: To register fingerprints, follow the steps below:

1 On the Settings screen, tap Lock screen and security.
2 Tap Fingerprint Scanner.
3 Tap CONTINUE
4 To use your Fingerprint to unlock your device, you must set a pattern or PIN or password. Unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method. If you have not set a screen lock method, create one.
Galaxy J5/J7 2017: Fingerprint > How do I register fingerprints
5 Place your finger on the Home key.
6 After the device detects your finger, lift it up and place it on the Home key again.

Repeat this action until the fingerprint is registered. For the best results, move your finger upwards or downwards slightly between attempts. When you are finished registering your fingerprints, tap DONE.

Galaxy J5/J7 2017: Fingerprint > How do I register fingerprints
7 When a fingerprint lock pop-up window appears, tap TURN ON to use your fingerprint to unlock the screen.
8 Now, you can use fingerprint to lock and unlock the screen. On the locked screen, place your finger on the Home key and scan your fingerprint.
Galaxy J5/J7 2017: Fingerprint > How do I register fingerprints
9 Alternatively, you can unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method.
Galaxy J5/J7 2017: Fingerprint > How do I register fingerprints

Please Note: This guide is for the J5/J7 Pro. Previous J5/J7 models do not have fingerprint scanners

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