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  1. mustang7757's Avatar
    Setup two finger prints per finger and so far no fails
    Your welcome 😉
    chezm likes this.
    11-08-2018 09:10 PM
  2. vzwuser76's Avatar
    I did a little playing around with the fingerprint sensor in regards to swiping up and down for the notification shade. What I've found is there seems to be a difference between the Pixel 2 & 3. On the P2, you just swiped across the sensor and it worked fine. On the P3, it seems to work better if you are more deliberate about it.

    For example, if you want to swipe down to bring the notification shade into view, put your finger on the top of the sensor for just a bit, then swipe. To dismiss the shade, do the same from the bottom of the sensor. Basically it seems you have to do it a little more slowly and deliberately. So far, it's seems to yield more consistent operation doing that.

    I'm wondering if Google didn't lower the sensitivity of the sensor a bit, as I remember reading that some people in the past were complaining previous Pixels sensor's activated too fast (not sure why that is an issue, but whatever).
    rexxsor, mwboost, Coop61 and 1 others like this.
    11-09-2018 12:13 AM
  3. rexxsor's Avatar
    I can recommend also getting same finger register couple times could help
    Thanks for this suggestion. Registered each finger twice a few days ago and getting more accurate unlocking 😁
    mustang7757 likes this.
    11-15-2018 01:30 AM
  4. rexxsor's Avatar
    I did a little playing around with the fingerprint sensor in regards to swiping up and down for the notification shade. What I've found is there seems to be a difference between the Pixel 2 & 3. On the P2, you just swiped across the sensor and it worked fine. On the P3, it seems to work better if you are more deliberate about it.

    For example, if you want to swipe down to bring the notification shade into view, put your finger on the top of the sensor for just a bit, then swipe. To dismiss the shade, do the same from the bottom of the sensor. Basically it seems you have to do it a little more slowly and deliberately. So far, it's seems to yield more consistent operation doing that.

    I'm wondering if Google didn't lower the sensitivity of the sensor a bit, as I remember reading that some people in the past were complaining previous Pixels sensor's activated too fast (not sure why that is an issue, but whatever).
    From my experience, even the slow and deliberate swipe down for notifications is normally hard to trigger. Or when it does work with the swipe down, then the swipe up won't. Still hoping this is due to Google software trying to reduce unintentional triggers.
    brosko likes this.
    11-15-2018 01:36 AM
  5. akhil8's Avatar
    I think software optimization have a part in this, am using Xiaomi Mi A1 and the miui version of MiA1 (5x) have better response in sensing
    11-15-2018 03:53 AM
  6. Mike Dee's Avatar
    I think software optimization have a part in this, am using Xiaomi Mi A1 and the miui version of MiA1 (5x) have better response in sensing
    I'm beginning to think there must be a level of inconsistency in sensors because I find mine pretty accurate and responsive.
    11-15-2018 05:22 AM
  7. cardboard60's Avatar
    When you set up a fingerprint on the sensor.
    Touch it and PRESS.
    11-15-2018 05:29 AM
  8. Mike Dee's Avatar
    When you set up a fingerprint on the sensor.
    Touch it and PRESS.
    Why do you need to press?
    11-15-2018 05:37 AM
  9. Michk0's Avatar
    I too have some issues with it.
    Gonna try to add two fingers as suggested
    11-15-2018 07:51 AM
  10. RickInHouston's Avatar
    So it isn't just me experiencing issues with fingerprint sensor swipe down for notifications. Thanks for the confirmation. Hope this can be fixed by future software tweaks.

    On a different note, I do hope they add the ability to swipe down anywhere on screen to read notifications. Really miss this option, and wouldn't have to rely on the fingerprint swipe down as much.
    I wonder why they don't fully utilize the fingerprint reader? Swipe down, swipe left, swipe right??? It makes perfect sense to me. Move to a new page, move to the next email, move back in messages...
    rexxsor likes this.
    11-15-2018 08:51 AM
  11. cardboard60's Avatar
    Why do you need to press?
    It makes the prints register better.
    I didn't make the phones.

    Had to get my wife to do it on her Samsung phones.
    She always has something on her fingers.
    Also get her to turn her fingers at a couple of angles and register the tip of her finger.

    Try it.
    11-15-2018 08:56 AM
  12. Mike Dee's Avatar
    It makes the prints register better.
    I didn't make the phones.

    Had to get my wife to do it on her Samsung phones.
    She always has something on her fingers.
    Also get her to turn her fingers at a couple of angles and register the tip of her finger.

    Try it.
    You don't need to press. The fingerprint registers before you actually apply much pressure but if it makes you more confident , by all means do it your way.
    11-15-2018 09:14 AM
  13. cardboard60's Avatar
    So why is so many people having problems registering their prints.
    And having to register double prints ?

    I know what works.
    And I will continue to touch and press .
    Problem solved.
    11-15-2018 09:18 AM
  14. mustang7757's Avatar
    So why is so many people having problems registering their prints.
    And having to register double prints ?

    I know what works.
    And I will continue to touch and press .
    Problem solved.
    You do what works for you
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    11-15-2018 09:24 AM
  15. cardboard60's Avatar
    Was hoping I could help some more people.
    mustang7757 likes this.
    11-15-2018 09:31 AM
  16. mustang7757's Avatar
    Was hoping I could help some more people.
    Hopefully you do
    11-15-2018 09:34 AM
  17. akhil8's Avatar
    The same fingerprint sensor is more responsive and fast in custom roms
    11-16-2018 05:32 AM
  18. vzwuser76's Avatar
    From my experience, even the slow and deliberate swipe down for notifications is normally hard to trigger. Or when it does work with the swipe down, then the swipe up won't. Still hoping this is due to Google software trying to reduce unintentional triggers.
    I had issues with the swipe up on my Pixel 2 as well, but on the 3 it seems less sensitive. Don't know why, either they lowered it in software, or perhaps they're using a different sensor module or manufacturer.
    rexxsor likes this.
    11-17-2018 09:50 PM
  19. TraderGary's Avatar
    Noticed the fingerprint sensor is not as fast as expected. Getting a lot of unrecognized scans.

    Additionally, seems the swipe down for notifications gesture is difficult to trigger. Is it a software issue? Anyone else experiencing the same?
    I'm right handed and I always hold my phone in my left hand and keep it in my left front pocket. So I originally registered my FP with left index finger. It wasn't working as well as my Pixel 2 XL did, so I added a second finger, but used the same left index finger again for the additional finger. Now my FP sensor is working as it should and seldom ever misses with the first tap.
    rexxsor likes this.
    11-17-2018 10:07 PM
  20. Blancos4lyf's Avatar
    Is no one going to mention the fact that Pixel imprint learns your fingerprint over time and adding a second fingerprint for the same finger is useless?

    What you should do is go into the fingerprint section in settings and while in there tap on your fingerprint scanner from different angles with your selected fingers until it learns, usually what I do every single time I set up my fingerprints on my Pixels. You'll notice it learning your fingerprint from new angles as you tap away.

    On my P2XL I was able to unlock it coming out of the shower with my finger all clammy, thanks to how it learns.
    12-28-2018 07:06 AM
  21. Mike Dee's Avatar
    Is no one going to mention the fact that Pixel imprint learns your fingerprint over time and adding a second fingerprint for the same finger is useless?

    What you should do is go into the fingerprint section in settings and while in there tap on your fingerprint scanner from different angles with your selected fingers until it learns, usually what I do every single time I set up my fingerprints on my Pixels. You'll notice it learning your fingerprint from new angles as you tap away.

    On my P2XL I was able to unlock it coming out of the shower with my finger all clammy, thanks to how it learns.
    What do you mean by learning over time? As far as I know the only time it learns your print is as you set them up. Yes you should try different angles. Setting the same print on more than one slot does still helps even with trying different angles.
    12-28-2018 02:26 PM
  22. Blancos4lyf's Avatar
    What do you mean by learning over time? As far as I know the only time it learns your print is as you set them up. Yes you should try different angles. Setting the same print on more than one slot does still helps even with trying different angles.
    It learns your fingerprint over time I don't get how that's hard to understand? The more you use it the more of your fingerprint it learns it's a well known fact of pixel imprint and one of the reasons why setting up your fingerprint is so quick on a pixel.
    Like I said go into your fingerprint section in settings and just start tapping your already registered finger at different angles and watch/notice it learning the more you tap the more infrequent the failed taps become.

    It either learns every time you use it. Or you can go into the fingerprint section and tap away like I said earlier.

    Setting up a second fingerprint for the same finger is redundant af.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.red...more_accurate/

    Mind you this feature has been available since the Nexus 5x and 6p days.

    What it basically does is every time you tap it with a part of your fingerprint that's already learnt it'll add any data it finds around the finger that's currently missing, And voila Machine learning at its finest
    12-28-2018 06:40 PM
  23. mustang7757's Avatar
    It learns your fingerprint over time I don't get how that's hard to understand? The more you use it the more of your fingerprint it learns it's a well known fact of pixel imprint and one of the reasons why setting up your fingerprint is so quick on a pixel.
    Like I said go into your fingerprint section in settings and just start tapping your already registered finger at different angles and watch/notice it learning the more you tap the more infrequent the failed taps become.

    It either learns every time you use it. Or you can go into the fingerprint section and tap away like I said earlier.

    Setting up a second fingerprint for the same finger is redundant af.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.red...more_accurate/

    Mind you this feature has been available since the Nexus 5x and 6p days.

    What it basically does is every time you tap it with a part of your fingerprint that's already learnt it'll add any data it finds around the finger that's currently missing, And voila Machine learning at its finest
    It doesn't learn your finger print over time ,only learns different angles when you first initially put your prints after that no other learning. So the concept of putting a 2nd print or more of same finger is that it can register even more angle because you not going put the first prints the same as the 2nd and third.
    DMP89145 likes this.
    12-28-2018 09:37 PM
  24. Blancos4lyf's Avatar
    It doesn't learn your finger print over time ,only learns different angles when you first initially put your prints after that no other learning. So the concept of putting a 2nd print or more of same finger is that it can register even more angle because you not going put the first prints the same as the 2nd and third.
    ... I just explained how it works and that's exactly how it works I speak from experience you are wrong, please stop trying to prove your point when you are wrong lol..

    Pixel imprint learns your fingerprint over time..

    https://www.reddit.com/r/Android/com...reddit-android


    Here's another link proving my point. It was first introduced with Nexus imprint being the main feature and then obviously moved over to Pixel Imprint.

    Like I've said a couple of times now, go into your fingerprint section in settings and tap on it with an angle that it doesn't recognise, now tap it from an angle it does recognise and slowly but surely move back to the angle it didn't recognise making sure to keep majority of the sensor covered by the part of your finger it does recognise. You will legitimately notice it learning as you tap away. No need to add another fingerprint.


    I don't know how many more times I can explain this..
    12-29-2018 03:00 AM
  25. Blancos4lyf's Avatar
    It doesn't learn your finger print over time ,only learns different angles when you first initially put your prints after that no other learning. So the concept of putting a 2nd print or more of same finger is that it can register even more angle because you not going put the first prints the same as the 2nd and third.

    ... No sir you are incorrect that is a feature of Pixel Imprint it was first introduced with Nexus Imprint im literally talking fact and from experience I don't understand why you're arguing with facts? *facepalm*
    12-29-2018 03:08 AM
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