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How to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3

Want to set up fingerprint recognition on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to unlock your device using your fingerprint? Here’s how to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Pie 9.0. You can add multiple fingerprints to unlock Google Pixel 3 under security & location settings.

Maximum you can add up to 5 fingerprints. Also use fingerprint to authorize payments when buy from Play store or unlock apps. In latest Android 9 Pie supported devices, you can temporary turn off fingerprint scanner by turning on lockdown on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 Pie. Let see step by step process to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3 Pie 9.0.

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How to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL 9.0 Pie

Fingerprint security is less secure than a Pattern lock or PIN number. You can edit, rename and remove fingerprint from Pixel 3 anytime. First of all let see steps to set up fingerprint on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3.


Step 1: Go to Settings on your Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

Step 2: Tap Security & Locations

Set up fingerprint recognition on Pixel 3

Step 3: Tap Pixel imprint under device security sub heading

Step 4: Tap Next

Choose a backup screen lock to use with Pixel Imprint in your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from below given options.

Pixel Imprint + Pattern / Pixel Imprint + PIN / Pixel Imprint + Password

Set up fingerprint on Pixel 3

Step 5: Choose from above given options

We chosen Pixel Imprint + PIN.  To use fingerprint on Pixel 3, set PIN number.

Step 6: Enter a PIN number and tap Next

Step 7: Re-enter your PIN and tap Confirm

Now on your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL device screen, you can see lock screen notifications options.

Show all notification content / Hide sensitive content / don’t show notification at all

Pixel 3 Lock screen notifications change

Step 8: Choose from option & Tap Done

You can see the fingerprint scanner screen in your device. You can find fingerprint sensor on the back of your phone.

Set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3

Step 9: Put your finger on back of your phone sensor and lift after you fill a vibration, move your finger until process completed.

After finish set up, you can see Fingerprint added! Here you can see another option at bottom left side “add another” to add new fingerprint on Pixel 3 XL.

How to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3

Step 10: Tap Done

Now set up fingerprint on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL device. You can unlock your Pixel device using fingerprint sensor. It’s quite easy to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 Pie 9.0.

How to add fingerprints on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

You can add multiple fingerprint up to 5 on your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices.

How to add fingerprints on Pixel 3

Settings > Security & locations > device security > Pixel imprint > Add fingerprint

How to remove fingerprint on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

Settings > Security & locations > device security > Pixel imprint > Tap trash icon of added fingerprint (Show above given screenshot)> Delete

How to rename fingerprint on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL

Settings > Security & locations > device security > Pixel imprint > Tap existing fingerprint > Rename

And that’s all.  We hope this makes it clear how to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box.

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