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

  • 1. Swipe down from the top of the screen
  • 2. Tap the Settings icon
  • 3. Scroll down and tap Lock Screen and Security
  • 4. Tap Screen Lock Type
    If you already have an unlock method set up, you will need to enter it now
  • 5. Tap Fingerprints
  • 6. Choose an unlock method which will be used in the event that your fingerprint cannot be recognized. In this example, we will select PIN
  • 7. Enter a PIN and then tap Continue
  • 8. Re-enter the PIN and then tap OK
  • 9. Place your finger on the Home Key and then lift it off
  • 10. Continue doing this until the process is complete. Make sure that your finger covers the entire Home Key each time. For best results, shift your thumb slightly each time so that all of your fingerprint is recorded
  • 11. Select what notifications you would like displayed on the lock screen. In this example, we will select Do not show notifications
  • 12. Tap Done
  • 13. If you would like to add more fingerprints, tap Fingerprints
  • 14. Enter your PIN and then tap Next
  • 15. Tap Add Fingerprint and follow the same process
  • 16. When the phone locks, press the Power/Lock Key
  • 17. Place your finger on the Home Key. The phone will unlock
  • 18. If your fingerprint can’t be read, tap swipe the screen and then enter your password