Using a Fingerprint Lock

BlackBerry KEY² on Android 8.1.0

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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, drag down the Notification Panel.

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

    Tap the Settings icon.

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

    Scroll to Security & location.

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

    Enter your PIN.

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

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
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    Tap NEXT.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Confirm your PIN.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
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    Tap OK.

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

    Select a notification preference.

    Note: Tap Hide 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.
  13. Step 13/16

    Tap DONE.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Repeatedly lift and rest your finger on the Fingerprint sensor.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
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    Tap DONE.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Step 16 of 16:

    You've completed the steps!

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