How To Set Up Fingerprint Screen Lock On Google Pixel 7

The fingerprint unlock is one of the most convenient and secure ways to gain access to your Pixel 7. Just one tap on the screen and you will be able to unlock it without compromising security. 

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Time Needed : 3 minutes

If you haven’t set up the fingerprint unlock on your Pixel 7 yet, then we suggest you do. After all, setting it up is easy and it takes just a couple of minutes and you can finish it. 

Here’s how it’s done: 

  1. Pull up the App Drawer and tap Settings.

    This opens the Settings app where you can change some of the features in your phone and how your phone behaves itself.

  2. Scroll down to find Security and once found, tap on it.

    This will show you the security features in your phone. 

  3. Tap Face & Fingerprint Unlock.

    You will then be prompted to enter your current security lock. 

  4. You may read the information on the screen and tap I agree at the bottom of the screen.

    This will bring you to the screen where more information about the fingerprint unlock is displayed. 

  5. Tap Start to proceed.

    You can now begin having your fingerprint scanned. 

  6. Touch and hold the fingerprint sensor and wait until the light turns off before lifting your finger.

    You will have to touch and lift your finger until the indicator shows it’s finished. 

  7. Once finished, tap Done.

    You’ve successfully added a fingerprint. 

  8. If you want to add another one, tap Add fingerprint.

    You will then be brought to the screen where you can have your finger scanned again.

  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Google Pixel 7

So follow on-screen instructions to complete the scanning process. 

You can also delete a fingerprint by tapping on the trash bin beside the finger you want to delete. 

You may test it by locking your phone and having your fingerprint scanned over the sensor. If the phone unlocks, then it can read your fingerprint properly. Otherwise, delete and re-add the fingerprint. 

We hope that this guide can help you.

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Harold Hisona

Harold has been in the tech industry since 2008 when he started out as a tech support for companies like Time Warner, Comcast and Tracfone. He’s been troubleshooting phones when the smartphone industry started booming. During his tenure as a tech support, he’s already been writing for various tech blogs and doing some freelance SEO. In 2012, he joined a small team of bloggers to write for The Droid Guy, and he has been with the company ever since. Today, he doesn’t only write tutorials and troubleshooting pieces but also shoots and edits videos for The Droid Guy channel while trading stocks on the side. Contact me at Email

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