How do you fix an error has occurred with the fingerprint sensor If this message appears repeatedly restart your device?

Answered by Cody Janus

To fix the error that occurs with the fingerprint sensor and the message “An error has occurred with the fingerprint sensor. If this message appears repeatedly, restart your device,” you can try the following steps:

1. Go to the “Settings” menu: On your device, open the settings menu. This can usually be done by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping the gear icon, or by finding the settings app in your app drawer.

2. Search for fingerprint data or management: In the settings menu, look for the option related to fingerprint data or fingerprint management. The exact location may vary depending on your device and operating system.

3. Delete the existing fingerprint data: Once you’ve found the fingerprint data or management option, select it and look for the option to delete or remove the existing fingerprint data. This will clear out any saved fingerprints on your device.

4. Add a new fingerprint: After deleting the existing fingerprint data, go back to the fingerprint management menu and look for the option to add a new fingerprint. Follow the instructions provided to register a new fingerprint on your device.

5. Restart your device: Once you’ve added a new fingerprint, it’s a good idea to restart your device. This can help refresh the system and ensure that the changes you made take effect.

6. Check if the issue is resolved: After restarting your device, test the fingerprint sensor to see if the error message still appears. Try unlocking your device using the newly registered fingerprint and see if it works without any issues.

If the error message continues to appear after following these steps, there may be a more significant issue with the fingerprint sensor or the software on your device. In such cases, it’s recommended to contact the manufacturer’s support or visit a service center for further assistance.

Please note that the steps provided may vary slightly depending on the device model and operating system version. It’s always a good idea to refer to your device’s user manual or the manufacturer’s support website for specific instructions tailored to your device.