Using a Fingerprint Lock

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) on Android 6.0.1

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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 towards the left.
  5. Step 5/13

    Tap Fingerprints.

    The indicator is in the center.
  6. Step 6/13

    Select a backup lock type. For this simulation, we're selecting a PIN.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  7. Step 7/13

    Enter your PIN.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  8. Step 8/13

    Tap CONTINUE.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  9. Step 9/13

    Confirm your PIN.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  10. Step 10/13

    Tap OK.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  11. Step 11/13

    Follow the on-screen prompts to set up your fingerprints.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  12. Step 12/13

    Tap DONE.

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

    You've completed the steps!

    There are no indicators associated with this step.

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