1. alkezi's Avatar
    I have used the scanner since launch day and I have never turned it off nor felt that it is finicky once you know the trick. It has got even better with software updates too.

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    BlueZakari and steevan bablu like this.
    02-01-2015 12:21 PM
  2. ABOSWORTH007's Avatar
    The only thing I would want to use it for would be to purchase apps from the Play Store and it doesn't work for that. I think it works okay but having to swipe your finger across it is kind of annoying and doesn't work as well as the iPhone finger print scanner.
    02-01-2015 02:07 PM
  3. Mr-Guy's Avatar
    If Samsung even remotely looked like it copied an iPhone function Apple would sue, so theirs is different and it works.

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    systemofadown1 likes this.
    02-01-2015 02:20 PM
  4. systemofadown1's Avatar
    I use mine with little trouble (only really troublesome times is when I may have had too much to drink - which works out well because that's the worst time to have easy access to your phone 😝).
    I set up all three fingerprint options - meaning l have two of my index finger (straight up & at an angle) & one of my thumb - it helps greatly...
    02-01-2015 02:51 PM
  5. ab304945's Avatar
    I like it, it works perectly fine. Just as easy and fadt as the iphones

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    02-01-2015 04:12 PM
  6. Expydude's Avatar
    The s5 scanner sucks and hardly ever works. My iPad finger print scanner is flawless and works for the app store

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using Tapatalk
    02-01-2015 07:36 PM
  7. alkezi's Avatar
    The s5 scanner sucks and hardly ever works. My iPad finger print scanner is flawless and works for the app store

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using Tapatalk
    Really? Well it seems to be pretty accurate if you really know the trick for me.

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    02-01-2015 09:46 PM
  8. cydewaze's Avatar
    I only have problems with 3rd party apps that use it, and only sometimes. The one that came with it has been bulletproof for me.
    02-01-2015 10:13 PM
  9. cckgz4's Avatar
    It's just frustrating having to do it multiple times


    Sent from the first device I'm able to pick up
    02-02-2015 01:20 AM
  10. randomdude's Avatar
    mine works, but it's kind of tough to hold/unlock with one hand.
    02-02-2015 10:10 AM
  11. claudeburdel's Avatar
    Without a case it worked well, but after putting the phone in an Otterbox Defender, the fingerprint scanner worked only about 60% of the time, so I turned it off and now use unlock pattern.
    02-02-2015 10:18 AM
  12. P_Devil's Avatar
    I can never get it to recognize my thumb for one-handed unlocking (it registers my thumb but never actually works to unlock it), it is still picky when using my index finger, and the scanner prevents me from unlocking my phone when outdoors and wearing gloves (which happens a lot in the winter). I prefer Apple's implementation where I can just put my thumb on the sensor without having to swipe it. Even then I would disable that during the winters.
    02-02-2015 10:27 AM
  13. cydewaze's Avatar
    I'll assume that everyone's tried loading the same finger into more than one slot. I have the first two programmed for my thumb (swiping it at multiple angles when programming it) and the third for my index finger. Programming the same finger into more than one slot seems to help.
    02-02-2015 10:35 AM
  14. LolHeyJohn's Avatar
    Ever since I got a new case for my phone it works 99 percent of the time.
    02-03-2015 03:11 AM
  15. alxarambula's Avatar
    The title of this post reminded me it has one.

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    Tritonemusic likes this.
    02-03-2015 03:19 AM

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