We have recently reviewed Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone on our YouTube channel here. We have found that this device has so many features and Fingerprint sensor is one of the best feature in that device. Here in this article, we will talk about enabling Fingerprint scanner on Redmi Note 4. So you can lock apps and your device and unlock it easily with a touch of your fingers. So without wasting much time, let’s talk about tutorial on how to activate Fingerprint scanner on Redmi Note 4 device.

Enable Fingerprint Scanner on Redmi Note 4

Step 1: First of all go to setting of your device.

Step 2: Tap on “Lockscreen & password” & select “Screen lock & Fingerprint

Step 3: You will need to setup your backup password, pattern or PIN in this step, so that you can unlock using that backup option if your device fails to unlock with your fingerprint.

Step 4: You will be asked to register your fingerprint by placing finger on the scanner located at the back side  of the device. Put and raise your finger several times for successful registration message.

This process will collect different part of your finger so that it can easily unlock when specific lines in fingerprint found when you touch it.Once it gets done, you will see the screen where you can name your fingerprint. E.g. Left hand front finger, or something like this. Bydefault, it will be fingerprint1, fingerprint2 etc and so on. You can add upto 10 fingers to unlock your Redmi note 4 smartphone.

We have also created a video on how you can easily setup fingerprint scanner on your Redmi Note 4 device. You can check that video on our channel as well as from below.

If you are facing any difficulties in following those steps, feel free to let us know in the comments below.

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Bhavesh Sondagar is editor in chief and webmaster of Theandroidportal Blog. You may reach him out @bksondagar on social media.