Using a fingerprint lock

LG G5 on Android 8.0.0

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You can set up your device to unlock by using your fingerprint. When this lock type is set up you can place your the finger you used to set up the lock on the fingerprint sensor to unlock your device.

  1. Step 1/16

    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  2. Step 2/16

    Tap General.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/16

    Tap Lock screen & security.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  4. Step 4/16

    Tap Select screen lock.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap or slide the Fingerprints switch to ON.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  6. Step 6/16

    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  7. Step 7/16

    Select a backup screen lock to use with your fingerprint.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're showing how to set up a PIN. You can select a different type of security, but steps may vary based on what you choose.

    The indicator is in the center.
  8. Step 8/16

    Enter your PIN.

    Note: Your PIN must be at least 4 numbers long.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Confirm your PIN.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap OK.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  12. Step 12/16

    Select a notification preference.

    Note: Tap Hide sensitive only to prevent the content of emails, texts and other notifications from appearing on the Lock screen. You'll be notified that you have a new message, but not shown what the message contains.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  13. Step 13/16

    Tap OK.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Repeatedly lift and rest your finger on the Fingerprint sensor on the back of your device.

    The indicator is towards the top.
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    Tap OK.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Step 16 of 16:

    You've completed the steps!

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