How to set up fingerprint on android 7.0 Nougat

Secure your android Nougat 7.0 & 7.1 device using fingerprint sensor. It’s quiet easy to set up fingerprint on android 7.0 Nougat devices such as Moto G4 plus, Nexus 6P / 6 / 5X, Galaxy Note 7, LG V20, Google Pixel & Pixel XL and more. Using fingerprint sensor, you can secure your device, unlock your phone, purchase any apps or games from Google Play Store and other payment method. Do not use other person fingerprint, because of added fingerprint user can purchase any things.

You can also use other security options on your device including screen lock, swipe, PIN number, Pattern Lock and Password. One of the best secure methods is set strong PIN or Pattern lock compare to use fingerprint sensor on your android Nougat 7.0 / 7.1 devices. In this tutorial, i will show simple process to set up fingerprint on android 7.0 Nougat.

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Complete guide to set up fingerprint on android 7.0 Nougat

Step 1: Tap on “apps” from 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 device security section, tap on “Fingerprint

You can see two options, one is continue and the other is cancel.

Unlock with fingerprint sensor


Step 5: Tap on “Continue

You can see three different ways to backup 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 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 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 completed process, you can see below screen your smartphone after set up fingerprint sensor on Moto G4 plus and other device.

set up fingerprint on android 7.0 Nougat

Step 14: Tap on “Done

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

To delete scanned fingerprint: Settings > Personal > Security > Fingerprint > Confirm pattern > Delete 

How to set up fingerprint on Samsung Galaxy S8:

Settings > Lock screen & security > Fingerprint scanner > Enter Password, PIN or pattern > Add your fingerprint

That’s all.

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

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