Galaxy Note4: What is fingerprint scanner and how to register on the device?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018


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


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

to be registered and stored in your device. After registering, you can use your

fingerprint for the functions below at your option:


-Fingerprint 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
-Pay using PayPal : Link your PayPal account to your device to make quick
and secure PayPal payments using any your registered  fingerprints.
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How to Register the fingerprint on the Galaxy Note 4?

1. Go to Settings and tap Finger Scanner on PERSONALISATION.

2. Tap Fingerprint manager to register fingerprints. You must accept

the Terms and Conditions to use this function for the first time.

3. Read a disclaimer, and then tap OK.

4. Swipe your fingertip over the home key from the top of the indicated

area downwards. Repeat 10 times.


For best results, swipe the entire pad of your finger, from base to tip, across the

home key to register your fingerprint properly. And Keep your finger flat against

the home key and swipe at a moderate speed. The fingerprint sensor is sensitive

to moisture, so make sure both the screen and your fingertip are dry.


registering fingerprint 


5. Tap Done to finish registering your fingerprints.

6. Enter a password to use when the fingerprint recognition function is temporarily

    unavailable. Your password must contain at least one character.

7. Your fingerprint has been registered. Tap OK to use this fingerprint to unlock

    your screen.

7. You can check that one fingerprint is registered through Fingerprint manager.

    Besides, you can register up to 3 fingerprints.



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