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userHD2SBQGt3S
Asteroid

Fingerprint sensor experience -- after the S10 update

What's been everyone's experience after installing the latest update?

 

For me, it's still far from perfect. Even with the very latest update and with carefully registering all the fingerprints from many different angles.

 

At times, it will work just fine for several times in a row and I'll think, "Great. It's figured it out." The suddenly it will miss 3 or 4 times in a row even though my fingerprint is completely covering the sensor icon on the screen. 

 

I'm going to decide this weekend whether I can live with it. I may just have to return it in favor of a S10E that is guaranteed to work just fine.

 

#undecided  #sad

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izephyr
Asteroid

Re: Fingerprint sensor experience -- after the S10 update

This is so worrying. The Jerry Rigs Everything video shows that the sensor is very small. So, maybe we have to remember the exact location of the sensor. I have tested and works fine. 5 out of 5. No miss. Maybe it depends on certain conditions. I have tested a demonstration unit. Lets see what the retail version performance is.

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user41u8rVfT1X
Constellation

Re: Fingerprint sensor experience -- after the S10 update

It's very hit or miss. Very inconsistent. I can do it 10 times in a row with both thumbs. Then all of a sudden when I need to get in my phone it's never work. Mostly saying cover it completely. I'm 6'5 240lbs, I thinks my large thumbs cover it completely lol. But seriously thinking about returning it because I know it'll be a while before the roll out another update. Its funny how all these content creators on YouTube can just touch the sensor and it works no problem.

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TrustSerenity
Cosmic Ray

Re: Fingerprint sensor experience -- after the S10 update

Mine keeps telling me that I need to press harder.
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userTHdGuUOfra
Constellation

Re: Fingerprint sensor experience -- after the S10 update

For me it doesn't work well. 

I wonder if the orientation of the finger (relative to the phone) must be also be taken in consideration. 

My S8 was easier to use.

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