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  1. AC Question's Avatar
    I don't want to use the fingerprint scanner unlock on my Galaxy S6... how do I disable it?
    04-29-2015 12:58 PM
  2. nyc_rock's Avatar
    I don't want to use the fingerprint scanner unlock on my Galaxy S6... how do I disable it?
    Settings----lock screen and security----screen lock type-----change from there.
    04-29-2015 02:41 PM
  3. Erm10's Avatar
    its not enabled by default. You have to go to some lengths to even set it up.
    04-29-2015 02:52 PM
  4. jcp007's Avatar
    I don't want to use the fingerprint scanner unlock on my Galaxy S6... how do I disable it?
    If it's not enabled, how did it enabled?

    Posted via My Samsung Galaxy S6 Handheld Device
    04-29-2015 03:18 PM
  5. Wiggum333's Avatar
    If you enabled it and set it up, but now wish to not use it anymore, then go back into the lock screen settings, use either your fingerprint or backup password to enable your ability to change the lock screen settings ... then change to whatever lock mode you want (or no lock mode) ... it's up to you.
    04-29-2015 03:26 PM
  6. NoelSant's Avatar
    I tried disabling it via "Settings" but the option is greyed out. It got set up when I first set up my mobile and it now says it was done by an administrator or some such.
    06-24-2015 11:56 AM
  7. Almeuit's Avatar
    I tried disabling it via "Settings" but the option is greyed out. It got set up when I first set up my mobile and it now says it was done by an administrator or some such.
    Can you take a screenshot of it?
    06-24-2015 12:31 PM
  8. greeman3's Avatar
    I ran into the same problem.... I had to:
    Touch Lock Screen and Security
    Touch Other Security Settings
    Touch Clear Credentials
    After that "none" that was greyed out came back
    06-24-2015 02:15 PM
  9. BioFanatic's Avatar
    I ran into the same problem.... I had to:
    Touch Lock Screen and Security
    Touch Other Security Settings
    Touch Clear Credentials
    After that "none" that was greyed out came back
    Yup, this worked for me a couple weeks ago when I was trying some stuff.
    06-24-2015 02:25 PM
  10. abperrone's Avatar
    OMG Thank you! The fingerprint scanner was driving me crazy and Swipe was grayed out. This worked.
    07-08-2015 11:23 AM
  11. atkjhi's Avatar
    If you can get the scanner to work well it's actually really convenient. As others have said the best way to setup fingerprint scanning is to scan multiple prints of the same finger.
    07-08-2015 03:44 PM
  12. Bassbiker's Avatar
    For some odd reason my fingerprint scanner just stopped working today and being half asleep I couldn't remember my PIN of Gmail password. Needless to say I got timed out and unable to log in for several minutes. That's when I decided to disable the fingerprint scan and go back to a screen pattern. I think the fingerprint scan is real touchy
    07-08-2015 05:00 PM
  13. Richard Servello's Avatar
    What about it was making you nuts? I love it.
    07-08-2015 11:36 PM
  14. atkjhi's Avatar
    My left thumb reads much easier than might right thumb. Gotta try different fingers to find the one that works best.
    07-09-2015 12:19 AM
  15. Jamie Gilkison's Avatar
    Oh you guys rock! Thanks for this, I too had been struggling.
    07-10-2015 06:38 PM
  16. spiyder1978's Avatar
    thank you that worked awesome.
    09-08-2015 10:01 AM
  17. jpfotoz's Avatar
    OH THANK YOU!!! I was trying to remove the darn fingerprint for 2 hrs! My Otterbox Commuter case gets in the way of the fingerprint button (ok, it makes it difficult to use) -- I was expecting the SamsungPay to only use the high level of security within the App when paying -- NOT the whole darn phone!

    Anyone know if just using the fingerprint only when using SamsungPay is possible?
    09-28-2015 11:39 PM
  18. Jevgenij C's Avatar
    Great Post!! Thank you for your expertise!
    10-28-2015 11:08 AM
  19. WHU64life's Avatar
    My "Clear credentials" is greyed out so cant touch on it
    01-18-2016 08:36 AM
  20. Emmz 007's Avatar
    Go into the settings menu on the phone
    Go to Lock Screen and security
    Scroll down to fingerprints
    Use your fingerprint to log in
    At the top of the screen on the right hand side select edit
    then delete the finger prints that are saved.
    Hope this helps.
    01-21-2016 08:57 AM
  21. trish420's Avatar
    Thank you! This worked for me too!
    02-12-2016 08:09 AM
  22. dbflo's Avatar
    Settings----lock screen and security----screen lock type-----change from there.
    Thanks. Set it up today and hate it!
    02-17-2016 09:04 PM
  23. Amy Connell's Avatar
    Thank you, Thank you! Everything was greyed out, but this worked like a charm. (Although I had to enter my password, because ... ironically ... the fingerprint scanner didn't work. :-)
    02-24-2016 06:39 PM
  24. veramarfa's Avatar
    I don't want to use the fingerprint scanner unlock on my Galaxy S6... how do I disable it?
    04-28-2016 04:29 PM
  25. erinbragh's Avatar
    Thank you it worked
    05-11-2016 08:48 PM
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