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How to Set Up Fingerprint on Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to set up a fingerprint on Android 7.1.2 Nougat devices. You can add or delete fingerprints on Android Nougat 7.0. Using a fingerprint sensor, you can secure your device, unlock your phone, purchase any apps or games from Google Play Store, and another payment method. Also, use other security options including screen lock, swipe, PIN number, Pattern Lock, and Password. Password or PIN is one of the strongest methods compare to use the fingerprint sensor or Face unlock on your latest android devices.

You can use fingerprints to purchase from the Google play store also. Let see steps to add or remove a fingerprint on Android 7.1.2 Nougat.

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How to Add a Fingerprint on Android 7.0 & 7.1 Nougat

Step 1: Tap on “apps” from the home screen on your Android 7.0 device.

Step 2: Go to “Settings” app.

You can see various sections.

Tap on security under personal section in settings

Step 3: Tap on “Security” under personal section.

Tap on fingerprint under security section

Step 4: Under the device security section, tap on “Fingerprint”.

You can see two options, one continues and the other is canceled.

Unlock with fingerprint sensor


Step 5: Tap on “Continue”.

You can see three different ways to back up the screen lock method.

Fingerprint and pattern section on Android 7.0

  1. Fingerprint + Pattern
  2. Fingerprint + PIN
  3. Fingerprint + Password

Step 6: Tap on Fingerprint + Pattern (Choose whatever option you set).

Click on continue to select pattern lock

Step 7: Draw an unlock pattern & press continue.

Confirm pattern lock on android 7.1 nougat

Step 8: Draw the pattern again to confirm & press confirm.

You can see notifications options when your device is locked.

Set notifications settings when device is locked

Step 9: Choose from the above-given option and Click on “Done”.

Step 10: Now find the fingerprint sensor on your device.

In Moto G4 plus device, fingerprint sensor seen the bottom front of your phone.

Step 11: Click on “Next”.

Step 12: Tap your finger a number of times to record your fingerprint in your android Nougat 7.0/7.1 devices & tap on “Next”.

Step 13: Put your finger on the fingerprint sensor & Lift after you feel a vibration and again put it.

use fingerprint sensor on Moto G4 Plus

Continue this process vary slowly each time before the completed process, you can see below screen your smartphone after setting up a fingerprint sensor on Moto G4 plus and other devices.

set up fingerprint on android 7.0 Nougat

Step 14: Tap on “Done”.

To add another person’s fingerprint, tap on the “Add another” option from the above-given screen.

Delete Fingerprint on Android 7.1.2 Nougat

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap Security under the personal section.

Step 3: Tap Fingerprint.

Now, confirm your pattern or other lock screen security you set.

Step 4: Tap Delete.

How to Set Up Facial Recognition/Face Unlock on Android 8.0 Oreo

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock under device security > trusted face > Set up > Next > Hold the phone at eye level > Done

Let me know in the comment section if you have any questions about setting up fingerprint on android 7.0 Nougat devices. Feel free to share this android 7.1 Nougat trick with friends!

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