Using a fingerprint lock

Motorola Moto Z 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 1/19

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification Panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/19

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Scroll to Security & location.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap Security & location.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap Fingerprint.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    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 towards the right.
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    Tap NO.

    Note: If you'd like to setup Secure start-up, tap YES and follow the on-screen prompts.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
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    Enter your PIN.

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

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap CONTINUE.

    The indicator is towards the 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.
  13. Step 13/19

    Select a notification preference.

    Note: Tap Hide sensitive notification content 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 left.
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    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Tap NEXT again.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Tap the Fingerprint sensor on the front of your device until your fingerprint is added.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Tap GOT IT.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Step 19 of 19:

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