How to Set Up the Fingerprint Sensor on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Setting up a fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus can add an extra layer of security on your smartphone. Here is how you can enable that feature.

Time has come to use more futuristic ways to secure not only your smartphones but also many great gadgets and activities we do almost every day. The all new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, which are loaded with dozens of features and specification has a futuristic safety measure which is a fingerprint sensor. Here’s a quick guide on how to set up the fingerprint sensor on Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus.

Not only to lock or unlock your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, but this fingerprint sensor can be used for many operations. You can use it for your Samsung Pay, to unlock your secure folder and also to unlock your vault. If your bank app supports this feature as well, then you can also use it for safer financial transactions online.

How to Set Up the Fingerprint Sensor on the Galaxy S8 and S8 PlusHow to Set Up the Fingerprint Sensor on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 Plus

Step #1. Swipe down the notification shade from the top of the screen on Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus

Step #2. Now, Tap on the Settings icon you can see in the top right corner and tap on ‘Lock screen and security.’

Step #3. Next, tap on ‘Fingerprint Scanner’ and then tap on ‘Add fingerprint’ option.

Step #4. You can now scan your fingerprint.

Step #5. If you wish to add another fingerprint, then add now else tap on ‘Done’ to exit.

Note: When you are back on ‘Fingerprint Scanner’ screen you can select whether to enable Samsung Pass or enable fingerprint to verify your identity on your Samsung account or not. You can also choose the option to enable fingerprint scan on Samsung Pay as well.

Just like the easy process of taking a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, it is very easy to setup the fingerprint sensor on Galaxy S8/S8 Plus as well.

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