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    Default Fingerprint Scanner unlock!! finally. its actually great!

    When I bought my s5 they put a glass protector on it and told me to put the "home" button sticky on it so i did.......figured out i couldnt use the fingerprint scanner bc of it and kinda left it alone since ive heard it was hit or miss.

    Wrong. I recently ripped that button off and am now, without even thinking of it, using my thumb to unlock the phone. its actually badass compared to other tech out there. a swipe is better then an apple touch.

    I know the phone shows a model of a finger( pointer i guess) but i used my thumb( as if im holding my phone like i always do) to simply swipe down of the home button. its always worked on the first try. love it!!!!!
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    Default Re: Fingerprint Scanner unlock!! finally. its actually great!

    I'd say mine is about 50% - 50% on the first or second try. Rarely, if ever, do I have to go for a third. It helps that I have all three fingerprint memories programmed to my right hand thumb. When I programmed them I swiped my thumb is a very slightly different angle to increase accuracy.
    Sent from Verizon Galaxy S5 (usually) in NYC
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    Default Re: Fingerprint Scanner unlock!! finally. its actually great!

    At first I thought it wasn't that good but I think it just took me a while to get used to it. Now it works really.

    Posted from my S5
    Posted from my iPad mini/Air.
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    Default Re: Fingerprint Scanner unlock!! finally. its actually great!

    Ya you just have to get used to it

    -Sent from Tapatalk
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    Default Re: Fingerprint Scanner unlock!! finally. its actually great!

    I think its rubbish.

    Touch is much better.

    I think swipe would work a lot better if the whole button was a touch pad, but it's just the middle 1/3.

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    Default Re: Fingerprint Scanner unlock!! finally. its actually great!

    Hate the swipe, love the idea. I have my phone on the air vent holder while driving and find it a PIA to unlock the phone. Touch unlock you just hold your finger there and bam, it unlocks.
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    Default Re: Fingerprint Scanner unlock!! finally. its actually great!

    When I switched from thumb to different angles of my forefinger, it went from 30% to 98%.

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