Enable fingerprint authentication for Google play purchases such as apps, games, books, movies and more. Till this update, we use fingerprint to the lock screen only, now Google Play store support fingerprint authentication for app purchases. By default disable fingerprint authentication in play store. Fingerprint sensor will also useful to paid payment using android pay.
After enable this feature, just press your thumb when payment using Google Play store. Currently most of all new devices support fingerprint technology such as Moto G4 plus, Nexus 6P/6, LG V20, Pixel & Pixel XL and more. Follow below given step by step guide to enable fingerprint authentication for Google play purchases.
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How to enable fingerprint authentication for Google play purchases
Step 1: Open “Google Play Store” in your android marshmallow and nougat device
Step 2: Tap “Three horizontal lines” from top of the left side corner
Step 3: Tap “Settings”
You can see fingerprint authentications under user controls section. By default disable fingerprint authentications for app purchases, show below screen.
Step 4: Check or uncheck the box of fingerprint authentications to activate or deactivate it
Step 5: Enter password & press OK
Now enable fingerprint authentications in your device. When you purchase any apps or games from Google Play store and payment then you must require fingerprint authentication.
You can also choose option for all purchases through Google Play on your device using below settings.
Apps > Google Play Store > Menu > Settings > User controls > require authentication for purchases > All purchases through Google Play / Every 30 minutes / Never
Fingerprint authentication is always required for ages 12 and under.
When you trying to buy any apps or games from the Google Play store in your device, you can choose payment methods from Credit or debit card / Net-banking or Redeem code.
Disable app purchases android marshmallow and nougat 7.0:
Google Play Store > Settings > Three horizontal line > Settings > User controls > require authentication for purchases > Never
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