How to Add Another or Remove a Fingerprint on the Galaxy Note 8

 

The Fingerprint sensor feature is an awesome alternative to unlock your phone with a pattern, or having no security on your phone at all. Although the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy Note 8 can be challenging for some, it can still make the task of unlocking easier in a pinch.

This article will show you how to add a second fingerprint, as well as remove a saved fingerprint on the Galaxy Note 8.

Adding a Second Fingerprint on the Note 8

There will come a time when you want to have more than one saved fingerprint. This can be handy if you are ambidextrous or often end up using your Note 8 with both hands at once. Follow these steps to add another fingerprint on your Note 8.

STEP 1: Tap the gear icon on the upper-right hand corner to open Settings.

STEP 2: Tap on Lock screen and security.

STEP 3: Tap on Fingerprint scanner.

STEP 4: Tap the green plus icon next to add a fingerprint.

STEP 5: Follow the instructions onscreen to add a fingerprint.

Removing a Fingerprint From the Note 8

If you decide that you aren’t really a fan of having your fingerprints stored on your phone, then you can always delete them from within the settings. This means you won’t be able to use the fingerprint sensor anymore though unless you have saved multiple fingerprints to your device.

STEP 1: Tap the gear icon on the upper-right hand corner to open Settings.

STEP 2: Tap on Lock screen and security.

STEP 3: Tap on Fingerprint scanner.

STEP 4: Tap Edit.

STEP 5: Tap to choose the fingerprint you want to remove.

STEP 6: Tap Remove.

STEP 7: Tap on Remove again to confirm your action.




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