Set up screen lock on your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices. Phone security is one of the most important for any user. There are several options available to set screen lock on Pixel 2 device such as Fingerprint, Pattern lock, Password, PIN Number and more. Password or PIN number is one of the strongest security to secure your Pixel 2 XL device with unknown persons. But in this tutorial, I will show you complete guide to set up fingerprint on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo 8.0.1.
Pixel 2 device has slightly different settings to Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices to add fingerprint security. You can find fingerprint security under security & locations settings in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device. Also set up smart lock on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo 8.0 to add new security in your device such as trusted devices, trusted places, on-body detection, trusted face and trusted voice. Check out below given step by step guide to set up fingerprint on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
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How to set up fingerprint on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo 8.0.1
Step 1: Go to Settings on your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL
Step 2: Tap Security & Locations
Here you can see screen lock options such as swipe or Pattern or Password or PIN.
Step 3: Tap Fingerprint under device security section
Step 4: Tap Next
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: Choose from above given options
I have chosen Pixel Imprint + Pattern.
Step 6: Draw a pattern and tap Continue
Step 7: Again draw a pattern and tap Confirm
You can show below notifications options on your device, when your Google pixel 2 is locked.
Show all notification content / Hide sensitive notification content / don’t show notification at all
Step 8: Choose from above given option & Tap Done
Find the sensor of your Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device, you can find it back of your 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.
Step 10: Tap Done
Now set up fingerprint on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device. You can unlock your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phone using back of your phone sensor within a second. You can add up to 5 fingerprint on your Google pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices.
How to add new fingerprint on Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL:
Settings > Security & locations > device security > fingerprint > Add fingerprint
How to remove fingerprint on Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL:
Settings > Security & locations > device security > fingerprint > Tap existing fingerprint > Delete
How to rename fingerprint on Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL:
Settings > Security & locations > device security > fingerprint > Tap existing fingerprint > Rename
And that’s all. I hope you will enjoy viewing set up fingerprint on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device. If you have any kind of problem, tell us in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest android Oreo 8.0 tips.