Fingerprint Manager – Sony Xperia X Performance support (English)
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    Fingerprint Manager

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    Fingerprint functionality is not available in the US market.

    Register your fingerprint to use it as an additional security method for unlocking your device or for authenticating purchases and app access. You can register up to five fingerprints on your device.

    The pattern, PIN or password screen lock serves as a backup unlock method when a fingerprint is used as a screen lock. Before registering your fingerprint, make sure the sensor is clean and without any visible moisture.

    Fingerprint settings are cleared if you change to another screen lock.

    Fingerprint unlock

    Fingerprint functionality is not available in the US market.

    You can use your fingerprint to quickly unlock your device. To use this feature, you need to register a fingerprint and enable this feature in the Fingerprint Manager first.

    The pattern, PIN or password screen lock you set up serves as a backup unlock method if you enable the Fingerprint unlock option. Selecting other screen lock types will clear all fingerprint settings.

    To unlock the device using your fingerprint

    • With the lock screen active, place your finger on the power key so that the device can scan your fingerprint and unlock the screen. Make sure that you use a finger that you have registered in Fingerprint Manager.

    If you fail to unlock the screen using your fingerprint after five attempts, you can use your backup pattern, PIN or password instead.

    To register a fingerprint for the first time

    1. Find and tap Settings > Lock screen & security > Fingerprint Manager .
    2. Tap NEXT. If prompted confirm your pattern, PIN or password.
    3. Tap NEXT and follow the on-screen instructions to complete fingerprint registration.

    When registering a fingerprint for the first time, you are also prompted to set up a pattern, PIN or password as a security backup if you have not already done so.

    The Fingerprint sensor is on the power key and not on the screen of your device. Before using the Fingerprint sensor, make sure the sensor is clean and without any visible moisture.

    To register additional fingerprints

    1. Find and tap Settings > Lock screen & security > Fingerprint Manager.
    2. Confirm your pattern, PIN or password.
    3. Tap Add fingerprint, then follow the on-screen instructions.

    To delete a registered fingerprint

    1. Find and tap Settings > Lock screen & security > Fingerprint Manager.
    2. Confirm your pattern, PIN or password.
    3. Tap the registered fingerprint, then tap DELETE > DELETE.

    To rename a registered fingerprint

    1. Find and tap Settings > Lock screen & security > Fingerprint Manager.
    2. Select a registered fingerprint in the list, then enter a name and tap OK.

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