How to Disable Fingerprint Scanner on LG G7

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Flagship devices usually come with the highest tech which can’t be found on other low-end models. The fingerprint sensor on the LG G7 is a feature which is a must-have on a flagship device like yours. There may be some users who do not like this feature and as such, would prefer the feature turned off.

We, however, recommend that you should have this feature enabled on your device because this is one of the best security features we presently have in a smartphone and as such, you should take advantage of it too. No one else has the same fingerprint as you. In this guide, we will show you how to disable the fingerprint scanner on your LG G7.

How to Disable Fingerprint Scanner on LG G7

Some people find the fingerprint sensor useless. Some other users are used to the old method of unlocking their device and wish to authorize people to unlock their device. Whatever reason you may have for wanting to disable the fingerprint sensor on your LG G7, below are the steps to get it done.

  1. First off, turn on your LG G7.
  2. Next, go to the app menu and tap on the Settings app icon.
  3. Tap on the “Lock Screen and Security” option.
  4. Select Screen Lock Type.

Once you have followed the steps listed above, you will need to use your fingerprint to disable the sensor. You can then change and choose a feature you want to use to secure your device. Below are the options available.

  • Swipe
  • Pattern
  • Pin
  • Password
  • None

When you have selected an option of a different way to unlock your device, you have now successfully disabled the fingerprint sensor on your device. If you later decide to re-enable the fingerprint scanner on your device, simply follow the steps listed above and toggle the fingerprint scanner ON.


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