How to Set Up Fingerprint on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

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Want to set up a fingerprint screen lock on Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL? Here’s how to add a fingerprint on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. You can add a maximum of 5 fingerprints in your Pixel devices. Find Pixel imprint option under security & location settings to set up a fingerprint screen lock. Also, use fingerprint to authorize payments when buying from Play store or unlock apps. Also, use a smart lock in your Pixel devices to automatically unlock your device.

You can temporary turn off fingerprint security and Google smart lock by turning on lockdown on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3. Let see step by step process to set up and use fingerprint on Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3.

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How to Add a Fingerprint in Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Fingerprint security is less secure than a pattern lock or PIN number. You can edit, rename and remove the 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 the device security section.

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 have 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 a fingerprint sensor on the back of your Pixel 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 the bottom left side “add another” to add a 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.

How to add fingerprint 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

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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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