How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Registering a fingerprint or thumbprint

1 Choose which finger (or thumb) you'd like to use to unlock your device. We recommend choosing the thumb, index finger or middle finger of your dominant hand.
2 Ensure the finger or thumb you've decided to use is dry and clean (your device will need to take a clear scan of your fingerprint or thumbprint).
3 From the Home screen touch Apps.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
4 Touch Settings.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
5 Scroll down and touch Finger Scanner.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
6 Touch Fingerprint manager and then touch OK.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
7 Slide your fingertip or thumbtip over the scanner, as shown in the animation on your device, eight times. Each time you do so successfully an indicator will display green.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Your device will tell you if one of your attempts is unsuccessful. Simply retry to continue.

How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
8 After registering your fingerprint or thumbprint you will be asked to enter a backup password. Enter a memorable password that is at least four characters long and includes at least one letter. Touch Continue when finished.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
9 Re-enter your password and then touch OK.
10 Touch OK on the 'Enable Fingerprint lock' window and then touch Fingerprint on the 'Screen unlock settings' page.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Unlocking your device with your fingerprint or thumbprint

1 You will now be able to unlock your device with the finger or thumb you registered on your device. If an unlock attempt does not work your device will tell you why and you will be allowed to retry (a maximum of four times).
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
2 If you fail to scan your registered fingerprint or thumbprint five times you will be asked to enter your backup password to unlock your device.

Adding or removing a fingerprint or thumbprint

1 From the Home screen touch Apps.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
2 Touch Settings.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
3 Scroll down and touch Finger Scanner.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
4 Touch Fingerprint Manager.
5 Use your registered finger or thumb to continue.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
6 To register another fingerprint or thumbprint touch the + icon and then follow the instructions on-screen. Your device can store up to three registered fingerprints and thumbprints.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
7 To remove a fingerprint or thumbprint touch the More icon and then touch Deregister.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
8 Touch the print you wish to remove (1, 2 or 3) and then touch the Delete icon. Touch OK to confirm the deregistration.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Verify your Samsung account details with your fingerprint or thumbprint

Follow these steps to set your device so that you may verify your Samsung account details, when prompted to do so, using your fingerprint or thumbprint.

1 From the Home screen touch Apps.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
2 Touch Settings.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
3 Scroll down and touch Finger Scanner.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
4 Touch Verify Samsung account, touch the slider to put it in the 'on' position, enter your Samsung account password and then touch Confirm.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Pay with PayPal using your fingerprint or thumbprint

1 From the Home screen touch Apps.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
2 Touch Settings.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
3 Scroll down and touch Finger Scanner.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?
4 Touch Pay with PayPal.
5 Touch Install and then follow the on-screen instructions.
6 Touch Link and then follow the on-screen instructions.
How do I set up and use the Finger Scanner on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

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