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Fingerprint Sensor Not Working On LG G6 And LG G7

There have been recent reports that people who own the LG G6 or LG G7 have had issues with the fingerprint sensor. The problem is that the fingerprint scanner is not properly functioning on the LG G6 and also having issues with disabling and enabling the fingerprint sensor. We will show you a variety of methods you can use to solve the fingerprint sensor issues on LG G6 and LG G7 so that you cannot become frustrated.

 

Using the Fingerprint Sensor on LG G7 and LG G6

You can turn on the Fingerprint sensor on LG G6 and LG G7 by going to the Settings, and the going to Lock screen and security, and the going to Screen lock type, then going to Fingerprint. You can then follow the instructions that are on the screen to set up and turn on the LG G6/LG G7 fingerprint sensor. You will be able to edit the fingerprints that your LG G6 will accept to unlock your phone using the fingerprint sensor later on. A perk of using the LG G6/LG G7 fingerprint sensor is that it can be efficient when you are trying surf the web and you have to sign-in but instead you can use your finger to quickly verify your LG G6 account. You can use the guide below on how you can set the LG G6 and LG G7 fingerprint sensor up.

 

Setting up Fingerprint Sensor on LG G6 and LG G7

LG has done a fantastic job in the making of the LG G6/LG G7 where you smartphone is much more protected because of it new fingerprint sensor that is built in. You simple just scan your fingers to unlock your phone rather that use patterns or passwords to so. You can set this up in a very simple way below.

  1. Make sure your LG is turned on.
  2. In your Settings, navigate to Lock screen and Security.
  3. Choose the Fingerprint option and then click on +Add fingerprint
  4. Do everything that is asked to set up your fingerprint scan.
  5. Set your backup password up.
  6. Choose Ok so that Fingerprint Lock will be enabled.
  7. Use your fingers for your home screen to unlock your smartphone.

 

Disabling the Fingerprint Sensor

If you have just recently purchased a LG G6 or LG G7 you may be curious on how you can disable and turn the fingerprint sensor off. Keep in mind, that if you use the fingerprint sensor, it takes the place of using another methods to unlock your LG G6/LG G7 such putting in a password. The method is very similar to the method that Apple has called Touch ID. We will show you can to turn off the Touch ID feature on the LG G6/LG G7 since some are not a fan of the feature.

  1. Make sure the LG is turned on.
  2. Navigate to the Menu when you are at the Home screen.
  3. Choose the Settings options.
  4. Choose the Lock screen and security option.
  5. Choose the Screen Lock Type.

 

You can disable the feature using your fingerprint once you use the steps above. You can use the variety of methods below to unlock your lock screen on your LG G6 or LG G7.

  • Swiping the screen
  • Using a Pattern
  • Entering a Pin
  • Entering a Password
  • Nothing

 

The fingerprint sensor on LG G6 and LG G7 will be turned off once you change the way you can unlock the LG.

 

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