Using a Fingerprint Lock

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on Android 7.0.0

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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 1/13

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/13

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/13

    Scroll to Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/13

    Tap Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  5. Step 5/13

    Tap Screen lock type.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 6/13

    Tap Fingerprints.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/13

    Select a backup screen lock.

    The indicator is in the center.
  8. Step 8/13

    Enter your backup screen lock.

    The indicator is in the center.
  9. Step 9/13

    Tap CONTINUE.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  10. Step 10/13

    Confirm your backup screen lock.

    The indicator is in the center.
  11. Step 11/13

    Tap CONFIRM.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  12. Step 12/13

    Follow the prompts to set up your fingerprint.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  13. Step 13/13
    Step 13 of 13:

    You've completed the steps!

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