1. rajeeee's Avatar
    Coming from S3, I am in the habbit of pressing the power button to unlocke the device. If the iris scanner would just show up after that that would be really helpful, but I need to swipe. Why did they make it like this? For whatever reason they did this why not give us an option at least.
    08-23-2016 08:57 AM
  2. alejovh1#AC's Avatar
    Could be to save battery life. Otherwise the infrared would have to scan all the time when pressing the power button. I also would like that option very much.
    08-23-2016 09:12 AM
  3. Jaycemiskel's Avatar
    My guess is it's for power consumption reasons. It would be cool if there was an option to turn it off though.
    08-23-2016 09:17 AM
  4. dpham00's Avatar
    Yeah I find it a bit inconvenient, hopefully they will tweak it in the future.
    08-23-2016 09:31 AM
  5. bhatech's Avatar
    May be they could have used motion sensors to detect the lifting up action, and then activate iris sensors. Something like when screen is off and motion is detected. It can lead to lot of false positives in some scenarios but they could have made that as optional if user wanted. Agree they will definitely tweak this in next version.
    08-23-2016 09:35 AM
  6. scorpiodsu's Avatar
    Exactly my question a couples days ago. If i have to swipe I might a well keep my finger on the home button and unlock via fingerprint instead. Don't get me wrong, it's a pretty cool feature and works well for me but it's an extra step that doesn't make it as useful.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    08-23-2016 09:38 AM
  7. rajeeee's Avatar
    I only press the power button to unlock. Notifications and Time shows up in the always on display anyway. So the power saving logic doesn't seem valid, at least to me.
    08-23-2016 11:26 AM
  8. blackhemi4x4's Avatar
    08-23-2016 11:29 AM
  9. SteveISU's Avatar
    Mick Bastards!!!!!!!!!!!
    08-23-2016 11:36 AM
  10. Jona005's Avatar
    I dunno man, I think that kind of scanner might come across as a bit discriminatory.
    08-23-2016 11:38 AM
  11. audri5's Avatar
    I have seen a YouTube video that didn't require the swipe and a samsung commercial that doesn't require the swipe but it definitely isn't an option on the phone. I would love to keep using it but it doesn't make sense to add a step to the unlock process so I stopped using it. Hopefully they will update it in the future.
    recDNA likes this.
    08-23-2016 11:42 AM
  12. rajeeee's Avatar
    Is this some kind of insider's joke? I don't get it.
    blackhemi4x4 likes this.
    08-23-2016 12:33 PM
  13. SteveISU's Avatar
    Re-read your thread title.
    blackhemi4x4 likes this.
    08-23-2016 12:39 PM
  14. RichBrown68's Avatar
    Last St. Patrick's day, I went to the local parade as an Irish scanner, but couldn't find anyone I was interested in. It's like they were all gay or something.

    --RICH
    blackhemi4x4 and Jona005 like this.
    08-23-2016 12:45 PM
  15. rajeeee's Avatar
    Re-read your thread title.
    Oh! I realized the typo after posting but this app doesn't allow me to edit it.
    blackhemi4x4 likes this.
    08-23-2016 01:24 PM
  16. nonie's Avatar
    Think I finally got mine to work.
    08-23-2016 02:31 PM
  17. rajeeee's Avatar
    Think I finally got mine to work.
    How?
    08-24-2016 03:34 PM
  18. slackerjack's Avatar
    Can o have a Scottish scanner?
    08-24-2016 04:02 PM
  19. SinWithAGrin86's Avatar
    You don't want an Irish scanner in your phone
    08-24-2016 04:04 PM
  20. nonie's Avatar
    How?
    You have to go into settings and click lock screen security, look for irises, and follow directions.
    08-24-2016 04:16 PM
  21. bable's Avatar
    Mick Bastards!!!!!!!!!!!
    He can type that but I can't type ******?
    08-24-2016 04:16 PM

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