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Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Use Fingerprints when Purchasing Items on Samsung Services in Android 7.0 Nougat

When you have registered fingerprints in your Samsung Galaxy S8, you can use it as an alternative way to confirm your identity when purchasing items on Samsung services instead of your Samsung account password. It's simple and easy because you just need to place a finger that you have registered before on the sensor. No more entering wrong password issue especially if yours is a complicated one.


How to use fingerprints when purchasing items on Samsung services?
Assuming that you have an Internet connection, you can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Fingerprint scanner.
Perform your current screen lock to confirm your identity. As the example, if your current screen lock type is set to pattern, draw your pattern to confirm your identity.
Tap Samsung account.
Enter your Samsung account password and then tap Confirm button.
If you ha…

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Use Fingerprints as Alternative Screen Lock in Android 7.0 Nougat

If you have registered fingerprints in your Samsung Galaxy S8, you can set it as an alternative screen lock so you can use your fingerprints to unlock the screen instead of your current screen lock. Fingerprint unlock is a relatively secure screen lock method because it uses the unique characteristics of each fingerprint but simple because you just need to place your finger that you have registered before on the sensor to unlock the screen.


How to use fingerprints as an alternative screen lock?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Screen lock type.
Perform your current screen lock. As the example, if your current screen lock is set to pattern, draw the pattern to confirm your identity.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Fingerprints to enable or disable it. When the switch turns means the fingerprint unlock feature is enabled.
Press …

Samsung Galaxy S8: How to Register Fingerprints in Android 7.0 Nougat

In Samsung Galaxy S8, you can register multiple fingerprints that you can use for some purposes, e.g., as an alternative screen lock so you can use your fingerprints to unlock the screen instead of your current screen lock type, as an alternative way to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account so you can use your fingerprints instead of your Samsung account password, to use the fingerprint sensor gesture feature so you can use fingerprints to open up or close the notification panel, etc.


How to register fingerprints?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Tap Lock screen and security.
Tap Fingerprint scanner.
Perform your current screen lock. As the example, if your current screen lock is set to pattern, draw your pattern to confirm your identity.
Place a finger you want to register to on the fingerprint sensor(it's located in the right sid…