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Reverse swipe fingerprint scanner works

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5th May 2014, 04:50 AM   |  #1  
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I just found out that I can unlock my device by swiping from the bottom upwards and it is much recognizable by the scanner. I don't know if it is a dumb idea but I just would like to share.

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5th May 2014, 06:49 PM   |  #2  
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Doesn't work for me
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Originally Posted by arnelolavides

I just found out that I can unlock my device by swiping from the bottom upwards and it is much recognizable by the scanner. I don't know if it is a dumb idea but I just would like to share.

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Did you set it up to read from top to bottom, not bottom to top?
5th May 2014, 07:12 PM   |  #4  
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Originally Posted by arnelolavides

I just found out that I can unlock my device by swiping from the bottom upwards and it is much recognizable by the scanner. I don't know if it is a dumb idea but I just would like to share.

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How? mine says to follow the picture and will not let me register or unlock by swiping from the bottom upwards.
6th May 2014, 02:16 AM   |  #5  
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I registered my thumb like the screen showed, after seeing this I tried backwards and it works. So I tried sideways it worked, and sideways in reverse works, go figure!
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Set it up normally, top to bottom. I just find it out by accident that you can unlock it the reverse way. Also register your thumb by using the inter-phalangeal joint of your thumb. That makes swiping to unlock easier and less error prone. I wish I could embed video here so I can show you guys

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I registered my thumb like the screen showed, after seeing this I tried backwards and it works. So I tried sideways it worked, and sideways in reverse works, go figure!

Correct! As long the sensor recognize the pattern of your print it doesn't matter which way you swipe.

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