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

  • 1.

    From the home screen, tap Settings

  • 2.

    Tap General

  • 3.

    Tap Lock Screen & Security

  • 4.

    Tap Fingerprints

  • 5.

    Tap Next

  • 6.

    Tap an unlock method for instances when your fingerprint can’t be read. In this example, we will select PIN

  • 7.

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

  • 8.

    Enter a PIN and then tap Next

    If you have already created a PIN, you will need to enter it now instead

  • 9.

    Confirm the PIN and then tap OK

  • 10.

    Select your lock screen notification settings and then tap OK

  • 11.

    Place your finger on the fingerprint sensor

  • 12.

    Lift your finger and place it back down on the sensor. Keep doing this until your fingerprint has been successfully read

  • 13.

    If you would like to add another fingerprint, tap Add More. Otherwise, tap OK

  • 14.

    To rename the fingerprint, tap Finger 1

  • 15.

    Enter a name for the fingerprint and then tap Save

  • 16.

    To unlock your phone, place your finger on the fingerprint sensor