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How to Fix Fingerprint Sensor Not Working in OnePlus 8 Pro, 8, 7T Pro, 7T, 7 Pro, 7, 6T, and 6

Last Updated on February 5, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Annoying by the fingerprint scanner stopped working in OnePlus 6 while making a payment or unlock the screen? Fingerprint security feature helpful to unlock your device and instant payment using quick pay in OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS. Several users facing fingerprint sensor not working or fingerprint not detecting a problem in OnePlus 8 Pro, 8, 7T Pro, 7T, 7 Pro, 7, 6T, and 6. Officially not particular solutions to fix the fingerprint scanner issue. If your fingerprint not accepted, use your Pattern lock or Password to unlock your device.

We surf the web and found some possible solutions. Check out given troubleshooting methods to fix fingerprint sensor is disabled on OnePlus devices.

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How to Fingerprint Scanner Not Working in OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS

How to fix fingerprint scanner not working in OnePlus 6

Restart your OnePlus 6

Press & hold the power button and tap on “Restart” to reboot your device. This is the common trick for fix all problems.

Remove OnePlus 6 case

If using a case or cover in your OnePlus 6 device, remove it. Now check fingerprint sensor working or not.

Remove Added Fingerprint to fix fingerprint scanner not working in OnePlus 6

Remove fingerprint already set up in your OnePlus 6 device.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification shade and tap the Settings gear icon.

Step 2: Tap Security & location.

Step 3: Tap on Fingerprint under the device security section.

Step 4: Tap the Trash icon in front of the fingerprint you want to remove.

You’ll see the pop-up message: Do you want to delete this fingerprint?

Step 5: Tap on Delete.

Now again setup fingerprint in your OnePlus 6 Oxygen OS. After the completed the process restarts your device and check fingerprint scanner working or not.

Software Update

Several users facing issues after the updated OnePlus device. You’ll wait for next month’s security patch that might fix the fingerprint issue in your device.

How to Enable Three Finger Screenshot Gesture in OnePlus 6T/OnePlus 6

You can quickly take a screenshot using this OnePlus 6 gesture.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap on Buttons and gestures.

Step 3: Tap on Quick gestures.

Step 4: Toggle on Three-finger screenshot under the System gestures section.

And that’s all. We hope the above given one of the solutions fix fingerprint scanner not working in OnePlus 6. Do you have any other tips you want to share? Let us know, in the comment section below.

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