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.

    From the home screen, tap Settings

  • 2.

    Tap Lock Screen & Security

  • 3.

    Tap Fingerprints

  • 4.

    Tap Next

  • 5.

    Select a lock screen method. In this example, we will select PIN

  • 6.

    Select whether the PIN is required to turn the phone on and then tap Next

  • 7.

    Enter a PIN and then tap Next. The PIN must be at least 4 digits

  • 8.

    Re-enter the PIN and then tap OK

  • 9.

    Select your lock screen notification preferences and then tap OK

  • 10.

    Place your finger on the Fingerprint Sensor

  • 11.

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

  • 12.

    Tap Continue

  • 13.

    Place your finger on the Fingerprint Sensor and slightly move it so that the edges of your fingerprint are read

  • 14.

    If you would like to save additional fingerprints, tap Add More. Otherwise, tap OK

  • 15.

    To rename the fingerprint, tap Finger 1

  • 16.

    Enter a name for the fingerprint and then tap Save

  • 17.

    To unlock the phone, press the Power/Lock Key

  • 18.

    Place your finger on the Fingerprint Sensor