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How to set up fingerprint on Google Pixel, Pixel XL

Security is the one of the most important feature of any android phone. There are various options available to choose as lock screen security such as swipe / pattern / PIN / Password or fingerprint. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step guide to set up fingerprint on Google pixel and pixel XL devices. You can see circle on the back side of Google pixel & pixel device is known as Pixel Imprint or Pixel fingerprint.

This pixel Imprint not only use for unlock your Google pixel devices but also helpful to authorize purchases or sign in to certain apps. But remember one thing, fingerprint may be less secure option than a strong pattern lock or PIN or Password security. Follow below given step by step guide to set up fingerprint on Google pixel and pixel XL phone.


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How to use and set up fingerprint on Google pixel, Pixel XL 7.1.2

Step 1: Go to “Settings” on your Google pixel & pixel XL

Step 2: Under Personal section, tap on “Security

Here you can see screen lock options, it includes various screen lock security options like as swipe or Pattern or PIN or Password.

Tap pixel Imprint under security settings

Step 3: Tap “Pixel Imprint

Step 4: Tap “Next” button

Now choose a backup screen lock to use with Pixel Imprint from below given three options.

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

Step 5: Select any one from above given options

I have chosen “Pixel Imprint + Pattern”.

Step 6: Draw a pattern and tap “Continue

Confirm lock screen pattern on Google pixel

Step 7: Again draw a pattern and tap “Confirm

You can show below notifications options on your device, when your Google pixel is locked.

  1. Show all notification content
  2. Hide sensitive notification content
  3. Don’t show notification at all

Step 8: Choose any one from above given option & Tap “Done

Find the sensor of your Google pixel device, you can find it back of your phone (Show below screen).

set up fingerprint on Google pixel and pixel XL phone

Step 9: Put your finger on back of your phone sensor and lift after you fill a vibration

Move your finger slightly to add all the different parts of your fingerprint. After complete set up, you can see Fingerprint added! Here you can see “add another” option to add new fingerprint.

Use fingerprint on Google pixel and pixel XL phone

Step 10: Tap “Done

Now you can unlock your Google pixel phone using back of your phone sensor within a second. Also use Pixel Imprint or Pixel fingerprint to unlock certain apps or authorize payments. It’s quite easy to use and set up fingerprint on Google pixel & pixel XL devices.

Also check this:

How to add fingerprint on Google pixel & pixel XL:

You can add up to 5 fingerprint on your Google pixel, Nexus and other devices.

How to add fingerprint on Google pixel & pixel XL

Settings > Personal > Security > Pixel Imprint > Confirm pattern lock > Add fingerprint

How to remove fingerprint on Google pixel & pixel XL 7.1.2:

Delete added fingerprint and again added using above given steps.

remove fingerprint on Google pixel & pixel XL 7.1.2 phone

Settings > Personal > Security > Pixel Imprint > Confirm pattern lock > Tap existing fingerprint > Delete

How to rename fingerprint on Google pixel & pixel XL:

rename fingerprint on Google pixel phone

Settings > Personal > Security > Pixel Imprint > Confirm pattern lock > Tap existing fingerprint > Rename

That’s all about Google pixel and pixel XL phone security feature Pixel Imprint.

I hope you will enjoy viewing these steps to use and set up fingerprint on Google pixel and pixel XL phone. Do let us know by leaving comment below to you liked this tutorial or not. Stay connected with us for latest Google Pixel 7.1.2 tips.

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I’m Arpit Patel, techno lover from India. Bestusefultips is a technology website focused on latest Android news, tricks & tips related android devices, tutorials and videos.

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