Samsung Galaxy S8 Tutorial Registering Fingerprints

Samsung Galaxy S8 Tutorial Registering Fingerprints - The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have Fingerprint sensor and home button on the back of. Learn with our tutorial guide to register fingerprints and how to use on Galaxy S8 Manual. In order for the Galaxy S8 fingerprint recognition to function, your fingerprint information needs to be registered and stored in your device.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Tutorial Registering Fingerprints

Fingerprint recognition or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of biometrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity. After registering fingerprints, you can set the device to use your S8 fingerprint features below:
  1. Screen lock
  2. Web sign-in
  3. Verify Samsung account
  4. Secure Folder
  5. Samsung Pay
This Galaxy S8 Edge feature may not be available depending on the region or service provider.

Galaxy S8 Fingerprint Tips

Fingerprint recognition uses the unique characteristics of each fingerprint to enhance the security of your device. The likelihood of the Galaxy S8 fingerprint sensor confusing two different fingerprints is very low. However, in rare cases where separate fingerprints are very similar the sensor may recognise them as identical.
  • If you use your fingerprint as a screen lock method, your fingerprint cannot be used to unlock the screen when turning on the device. To use the device, you must unlock the screen using a pattern, PIN, or password you set when registering the fingerprint. Be careful not to forget your pattern, PIN, or password.
  • If your fingerprint is not recognised, unlock the device using the pattern, PIN, or password you set when registering the fingerprint, and then re-register your fingerprints. If your pattern, PIN, or password is forgotten, you will not be able to use the device if you do not reset it. Samsung is not responsible for any data loss or inconvenience caused by forgotten unlock codes

Samsung Galaxy S8 Tutorial For Better Fingerprint Recognition

When you scan your fingerprints on the Galaxy S8, be aware of the following conditions that may affect the feature’s performance:
  1. The Home key Galaxy S8 contains a fingerprint recognition sensor. Ensure that the Home key is not scratched or damaged by metal objects, such as coins, keys, and necklaces.
  2. The screen protector supplied with the device may cause the fingerprint recognition sensor to malfunction. Remove the screen protector to improve fingerprint sensitivity.
  3. Ensure that the fingerprint recognition area and your fingers are clean and dry.
  4. The device may not recognise fingerprints that are affected by wrinkles or scars.
  5. The device may not recognise fingerprints from small or thin fingers.
  6. If you bend your finger or use a fingertip, the device may not recognise your fingerprints. Make sure to cover the entire Galaxy S8 Home key with your finger.
How to improve Galaxy S8 recognition performance?
Tutorial to improve Galaxy S8 recognition performance :
  1. Register fingerprints of the hand used most often to perform tasks on the device.
  2. In dry environments, static electricity can build up in the device.
  3. Avoid using this feature in dry environments or before using the feature, discharge static electricity by touching a metal object.
Here is fingerprints tutorial on Galaxy S8 :
  1. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Lock screen and security → Fingerprints.
  2. Unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method. If you have not set a screen lock method, create one.
  3. Place your finger on the Home key.
  4. After the device detects your finger, lift it up and place it on the Home key again.
  5. Repeat this action by moving your finger upwards or downwards until the fingerprint is registered.
  6. When a fingerprint lock pop-up window appears, tap ENABLE to use your fingerprint to unlock the screen.
How to Delete fingerprints?

If gor Galaxy S8 problems or need to sell or giveaway, you can delete registered fingerprints read the S8 instruction below:
  1. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Lock screen and security → Fingerprints.
  2. Unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method.
  3. Tap EDIT.
  4. Tick fingerprints to delete and tap REMOVE.

Verifying the Samsung account password Use fingerprints to verify your Samsung account password. You can use a fingerprint instead of entering your password, for example, when you purchase content from Galaxy Apps.

  1. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Lock screen and security → Fingerprints.
  2. Unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method.
  3. Tap the Verify Samsung account switch to activate it.
  4. Sign in to your Samsung account.
S8 Tutorial Using fingerprints to sign in to accounts

You can use your fingerprints to sign in to webpages that support password saving. This Galaxy S8 feature is only available for webpages that you access via the Internet app.
  1. On the Apps screen, tap Galaxy S8 Settings → Lock screen and security → Fingerprints.
  2. Unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method.
  3. Tap the Web sign-in switch to activate it.
  4. Open a webpage that you want to sign in to with a fingerprint.
  5. Enter your user name and password, and then tap the webpage’s sign in button.
  6. Tick Sign in using biometrics next time and tap REMEMBER.
You can use your fingerprint to verify your account and password to sign in to the webpage.

Using fingerprints with Samsung Pay

You can use fingerprints with Samsung Pay to make payments quickly and securely. Refer to Samsung Pay for more information. Samsung Pay may not be available depending on the region or service provider.

Galaxy S8 Manual Unlocking the screen with fingerprints

You can unlock Galaxy S8 screen with your fingerprint instead of using a pattern, PIN, or password.
  1. On the Apps screen, tap Settings → Lock screen and security → Fingerprints.
  2. Unlock the screen using the preset screen lock method.
  3. Tap the Fingerprint unlock switch to activate it.
  4. On the locked screen, place your finger on the Home key and scan your fingerprint.
Galaxy S8 Advanced Features

Configure features on your device that make it easier to use.Please note that a touch screen responds best to a light touch from the pad of your finger or a capacitive stylus. Using excessive force or a metallic object when pressing on the touch screen may damage the tempered glass surface and void the warranty.