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How-to: Tips and Tricks for Screen Unlock

  1. PlusOneShane Eclair Dec 7, 2018


  2. J1544214122077 Cupcake Dec 7, 2018


  3. G_Harry_Albright_DTDa Cupcake Dec 8, 2018

    G_Harry_Albright_DTDa, Dec 8, 2018 :
    I cannot add fingerprints with my phone. The process fails. Since I cannot add any fingerprints, the fingerprint unlock feature will not work. Face recognition works well and fast.

    UPDATE: We have to chalk this problem up to operator error. I thought I was following the instructions for adding my fingerprint, but I was doing it wrong. Instructions say to press the spot and wait for the vibration. I was expecting vibration like you get for a phone call or a message, so i just stayed on it until the Failed message showed up. I later discovered that you must press and hold only until you feel what is almost like a single click, then repeat until it says to move on. Once I discovered that, I was able to add multiple fingerprints and the fingerprint unlock works great. I am now delighted with my new OnePlus 6T.
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2018

  4. AnnEliz Cupcake Dec 8, 2018

    AnnEliz, Dec 8, 2018 :
    really appreciate this feature. it improves my experience. thank you
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2018

  5. G_Anders_D_WAuu Cupcake Dec 9, 2018

    G_Anders_D_WAuu, Dec 9, 2018 :
    After 9.0.7 update I'm really happy with the optic Finger Print Scanner.

    I am wondering if it's nessacary to light up the screen 100% on all pixels during FPS. Lots of reviews point out how this makes it a pain to use the phone in darkness.

    Amoled screen makes it possible to only light up the FPS portion.

    I can see that during enrollment it actually only lights up on the scanner portion of the screen. Could it be made like that in both scenarios?

    So Oneplus hope you see this thread.

    Thanks


    Anders
     

  6. V1544383537428 Cupcake Dec 9, 2018

    V1544383537428, Dec 9, 2018 :
    I add 3 finger to my OnePlus 6t and I found that first finger work pretty good but second and third fingers after 2 hours I try, don't work as well as first one and don't work in 70%.
     

  7. dickymastelero Eclair Dec 9, 2018

    dickymastelero, Dec 9, 2018 :
    I've used the official tempered glass screen of OP and also aftermarket ones, cleaned my cache as per instructions of OP tech but in my opinion the FP sensor still hit and miss. I dumped the tempered glass and went back to silicone glass protector, I got a Zagg Invisible shield installed now and it never miss and lightning fast. Sensitivity on screen is really high and very happy too. I'm not using face unlock anymore, if you really think your FP unlock is working as you expect don't use it in combination with face unlock.
     

  8. StachurskiMarcin Eclair Dec 10, 2018

    StachurskiMarcin, Dec 10, 2018 :
    pixel 3 has plenty of ram management issues. as an overall phone, I'm loving my 6T. Pixel camera is awesome but it doesn't complete the package imo
     

  9. army_13f Honeycomb Dec 10, 2018

    army_13f, Dec 10, 2018 :
    I had an issue where it was taking sometimes 3-4 seconds to unlock. When turning off all unnecessary function to see if I could fix it, I found when turning off night mode the unlock speed picked up quite a bit. hopefully this helped anyone having the same issue as me.
     

  10. M1544833816064 Cupcake Dec 15, 2018

    M1544833816064, Dec 15, 2018 :
    omg this phone is a beast I will never go back to the bloatware battery draining Samsung. I'm telling all my friends about this phone 6t plus 8gb of ram 128 hardrive space
     

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  11. V1543094448990 Donut Dec 20, 2018

    V1543094448990, Dec 20, 2018 :
    I've given up on the fingerprint unlock. it work maybe 20% of the time. I've reprogrammed it dozens if times and it always sucks. it's a gimmick who's time hasn't come yet. I had a Huawei Mate 9 before this phone and the back fingerprint unlock is so much better. I should have got a 6.
     

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  12. dickymastelero Eclair Dec 21, 2018

    dickymastelero, Dec 21, 2018 :
    After having the OP6T for awhile I decided to by one for my wife too but I bought the OP6 because I know she'll be complaining about the on screen fingerprint unlock issues. I dumped the tempered screen protector including the official OP protector and stayed with the Zagg silicone protector which perfectly works with on screen fingerprint scanner. To many variables that make the on screen sensor unreliable like humidity, dirt, wet hands, does not function well when you're in cold environment, and so on. It's a good concept design but still needs lot of tweaking. Overall OP products are amazing.
     

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  13. radked Cupcake Dec 22, 2018

    radked, Dec 22, 2018 :
    Well, the good thing is if you can't unlock your screen, you can pull the navigation shade down and turn off/on your frwatures like NFC and wifi/data..so if you lose your phone someone can use your Google pay and turn off location..
     

  14. Karthikragav Cupcake Dec 22, 2018


  15. H1510770010177 Eclair Dec 22, 2018


  16. Goggeboy Honeycomb Dec 23, 2018

    Goggeboy, Dec 23, 2018 :
    Screen unlocking has worked really well, but today I was skiing and phone in my pocket and outside was -8C and didn't work at all
     

  17. OnePlus_Kingpin Gingerbread Dec 23, 2018

    OnePlus_Kingpin, Dec 23, 2018 :
    Even with these tips, I find the fingerprint screen unlock to be unreliable, slow and frustrating. I hope that OnePlus will improve this technology with a software update.
     

  18. AnkitShah0910 Cupcake Dec 24, 2018

    AnkitShah0910, Dec 24, 2018 :
    Instead i would suggest all to use double tap to lock screen and wake screen apart from pressing power button to lock or wake up the screen
     

  19. Sudurga Cupcake Dec 24, 2018

    Sudurga, Dec 24, 2018 :
    sir I have 6t and latest update 9.0.10 but can't find the hidden space option ...
     

  20. R1545411568228 Cupcake Dec 24, 2018