How to fix fingerprint scanner not working in OnePlus 6

Annoying by fingerprint scanner not working in OnePlus 6 while make payment or unlock 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 problem sometimes.

Officially not particular solutions to fix 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 below given troubleshooting methods to fix fingerprint scanner not working in OnePlus 6 Oreo 8.1.

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How to fix fingerprint scanner not working in OnePlus 6

1st Way: 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.


2nd Way: Remove OnePlus 6 case

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

3rd Way: 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 notification shade and tap Settings gear icon

Step 2: Tap Security & location

Step 3: Tap Trash icon in front of fingerprint already added

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

Step 4: Tap Delete

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

OnePlus 6 Fingerprint Gestures

Long press to take photo Gesture

By default disable this OnePlus 6 gesture. You’ll use this gesture to capture a photo with your fingerprint sensor. Enable long press to take photo gesture in your OnePlus 6. Now Open camera app and hold your finger on the fingerprint sensor to capture a photo.

And that’s all. We hope 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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