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Add Fingerprint Rename Fingerprint Remove Fingerprint Fingerprint Scanner for App Lock

Add Fingerprint

We can add multiple fingerprints, for example, to be able to unlock the Xiaomi smartphone with both left and right hand. After successfully adding a fingerprint, we can set a unique name for each saved fingerprint.

Note: To add a fingerprint, we need the unlock password (pattern, PIN, password).

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Passwords & security
Step 3:  Tap on  Fingerprint unlock
Step 4:  Enter the current  pattern,   PIN  or  password
Step 5:  Tap on  Add fingerprint
Step 6:  Enter the current  pattern,   PIN  or  password
Step 7:  Place the  finger on the fingerprint sensor  and follow the instructions on screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Passwords & security
  3. Tap on Fingerprint unlock
  4. Enter the current pattern, PIN or password
  5. Tap on Add fingerprint
  6. Enter the current pattern, PIN or password
  7. Place the finger on the fingerprint sensor and follow the instructions on screen

Rename Fingerprint

If we add a fingerprint, we can change the name immediately after successful saving, because by default they are only numbered by the Xiaomi smartphone, but to keep track of them, we can rename them afterwards.

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Passwords & security
Step 3:  Tap on  Fingerprint unlock
Step 4:  Enter the current  pattern,   PIN  or  password
Step 5:  Tap on a  fingerprint
Step 6:  Tap on the current  name
Step 7:  Enter a  name  and tap  Save
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Passwords & security
  3. Tap on Fingerprint unlock
  4. Enter the current pattern, PIN or password
  5. Tap on a fingerprint
  6. Tap on the current name
  7. Enter a name and tap Save

Remove Fingerprint

The fingerprints stored on the Xiaomi smartphone can be easily deleted.

Note: To remove a fingerprint, we need the unlock password (pattern, PIN, password).

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Passwords & security
Step 3:  Tap on  Fingerprint unlock
Step 4:  Enter the current  pattern,   PIN  or  password
Step 5:  Tap on a  fingerprint
Step 6:  Tap on  Remove fingerprint
Step 7:  Confirm with  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Passwords & security
  3. Tap on Fingerprint unlock
  4. Enter the current pattern, PIN or password
  5. Tap on a fingerprint
  6. Tap on Remove fingerprint
  7. Confirm with OK

Fingerprint Scanner for App Lock

If we use the app lock on the Xiaomi smartphone, we can specify that locked apps can also be unlocked with our fingerprint to bypass password entry.

Note: In order to be able to make fingerprint settings, we need the unlock password (pattern, PIN, password).

Android 10 (MIUI 12.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Passwords & security
Step 3:  Tap on  Fingerprint unlock
Step 4:  Enter the current  pattern,   PIN  or  password
Step 5:  Enable or disable  App lock
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Passwords & security
  3. Tap on Fingerprint unlock
  4. Enter the current pattern, PIN or password
  5. Enable or disable App lock

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