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    Default How to Turn Off Fingerprint Reader?

    A salesman in the store wanted me to try the Fingerprint Reader but I do not like it and want to go back to the swipe to unlock. How do you turn off the fingerprint reader? I am on Verizon if that makes a difference.

    Thanks,
    Walter
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Fingerprint Reader?

    Hi. On my AT&T model its Settings (swipr down from he top and choose the Gear-looking icon) --> Finger Scanner --> Screen Lock --> Swipe.

    There may also be other ways to accomplish this.

    Hi5 to the sV
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Fingerprint Reader?

    Thanks for the response but apparently my Verizon phone is different from your AT&T one. When I go to System -> Fingerprint there is no option to set swipe. How to Turn Off Fingerprint Reader?-fingerprintsettings.png

    However, I just figured it out. There is an option in this screen for Fingerprint manager. I entered this screen and using the Menu in the upper right I was able to deselect all fingerprints. Once the last fingerprint was deleted, it switched me back to swipe.
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Fingerprint Reader?

    I think if you had just clicked 'Screen lock' that may have worked too. :-)

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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Fingerprint Reader?

    Just clear your credentials in security. Then you can go back and set swipe again.
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    Default Re: How to Turn Off Fingerprint Reader?

    Clear your credentials in security. then go back in and set to swipe again.

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