Click each step to see the action, click the picture or use the arrow keys

  • Fingerprint unlock uses your fingerprint to unlock the phone and to confirm your identity in certain apps or features. In some instances, your fingerprint cannot be used so you must also set up a PIN, password or pattern

  • 1.

    Swipe down from the top of the screen with two fingers

  • 2.

    Tap the Settings icon

  • 3.

    Tap Security & Location

  • 4.

    Tap Pixel Imprint

  • 5.

    Tap Next

  • 6.

    Select a backup unlock method. In this example, we will select Pixel Imprint + PIN

  • 7.

    Enter a PIN and then tap Next

  • 8.

    Re-enter the PIN and then tap Confirm

  • 9.

    Select your lock screen notification preferences and then tap Done

  • 10.

    Place a finger on the fingerprint sensor

  • 11.

    Lift and replace your finger until your fingerprint has been fully read

  • 12.

    If you would like to add more fingerprints, tap Add Another. Otherwise, tap Done

  • 13.

    Tap Pixel Imprint

  • 14.

    Enter your PIN and then tap the Arrow

  • 15.

    To rename the fingerprint, tap Finger 1

  • 16.

    Enter a name for the finger and then tap OK

  • 17. To unlock the phone, place your finger on the Fingerprint Sensor