Using fingerprint sensor on Galaxy S8 is the easiest way to unlock your phone. Many users are apprehensive of using facial recognition and iris scanning to unlock their Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus devices. Probably they are too accustomed with old ways to adopt the futuristic solutions. The fact is that people love to use their fingerprint. You can also use your finger; but you need to set up fingerprint sensor on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
Unlike iPhone, which gives fingerprint scanning on the front, Samsung Galaxy S8 provides this sensor on the back, next to primary rear facing camera lens. You can perform multiple tasks with fingerprint sensor on Galaxy S8; you can unlock your phone, open the Secure folder, make payments with Samsung Pay, and open an online banking account. With so many benefits at your disposal, it is wise to set up fingerprint sensor on Galaxy S8 sand S8 Plus.
How to Set up Fingerprint Sensor on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
Step #1: Bring down the notification shade by swiping down from top of the screen.
Step #2: Next, tap on Settings icon from the top right corner of screen.
Step #3: Now tap on Lock screen and security option.
Step #4: Tap on Fingerprint Scanner.
Step #5: Tap on Add fingerprint on your Galaxy S8.
Step #6: Finally, scan your fingerprint.
Once you complete above procedure, you can go ahead and add another fingerprint or simply exit the screen by tapping on Done. Setting up more than one fingerprint is always recommended as you might injure your finger at times; at this moment, you can use another finger to gain access to your Samsung Galaxy S8. It is noticed that users get their fingers scratched or oiled; in such cases, you can use another finger to unlock your Galaxy S8.
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Galaxy S8 has many default apps that can be opened by your fingerprint. You can use this feature, which is called Samsung Pass. To use this feature, simply go back to Fingerprint Scanner settings and select Samsung Pass. This will confirm your identity within any app that supports this feature. You can also use your fingerprints to confirm your identity on Samsung account and Samsung Pay also.
How to Set up Iris Scanning on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
Samsung introduced this iris scanning in its Note 7, which proved a colossal wreck for the brand. But this time, iris scanning feature is way better than before. By using this iris scanning, you can open your device by getting your eyes scanned.
You can set up iris scanning on Galaxy S8 by following a few easy steps.
Step #1: Launch Settings app on Galaxy S8.
Step #2: Next, open Lock screen and security.
Step #3: Tap on Iris Scanner.
Step #4: You may be prompted to enter your password, PIN, or pattern.
Step #5: After entering your password, PIN, or pattern, your phone will take you through the process of setting up iris scanner (if you have not registered your iris earlier).
Step #6: Make sure that Iris Unlock option is turned on.
How to Set up Face Recognition on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
Face Recognition feature is superfast and super-easy to use. You are not required to touch anything but the power button on your Galaxy S8. Though it works well, it is not secure. If you give data security more marks than any other feature, you should avoid face recognition on Galaxy S8.
Step #1: Open Settings.
Step #2: Go to Lock screen an security.
Step #3: Tap on Face Recognition.
Step #4: Your phone may ask you to enter your password, PIN, or pattern.
Step #5: Once you enter your password, PIN, or pattern, your Galaxy S8 will take you through the process of setting up Face Recognition feature (if you have not registered your face already).
Step #6: Make sure that Face Unlock option is turned on to use your face to unlock your Galaxy S8.
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