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Fingerprint Security

Xiaomi Mi 5 comes with several new and handy features. Fingerprint security is one of them.

The Mi 5 uses the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor to accurate fingerprint recognition.

Here is the step by step guide on how to setup fingerprint security on Mi 5.

  1. Go to Settings > Lock screen & password > Screen lock & fingerprint

Tap on the option “Add fingerprint”. After tapping, you’ll see Pattern, PIN, and Password. Set them accordingly.

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Fingerprint Security
  1. Register fingerprint

When 1 step is done. Next page will be open to take your fingerprint. Place your finger on home button to register your fingerprint.

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Fingerprint Security
  1. Place your finger on home button

Place and lift your finger gently on the home button (Fingerprint Sensor) to register your fingerprints. After several tapping, you’ll get a confirmation message. Now you are all done.

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Fingerprint Security

You can choose your preference for a fingerprint sensor. Available options are Lock screen, Child mode, and File explorer. Select for which option you wants to use fingerprint security. Note that, File Explorer option is by default on and you can’t disable it.

Here is the step by step video guide for you: