What Is The Function of Fingerprint Scanner on Android Phone? – Many of smartphone manufacturers are including the “fingerprint scanner” feature on their products. Some of them are placing the biometric recognizer at the front panel of the phone, but some others are placed on the back side.
What is the fingerprint scanner used for? I am sure that most of you are using the PIN or pattern lock screen to protect your privacy, right? But for some people, it’s really not practical to keep drawing a pattern or typing a PIN for every time they want to accessing their phone.
So that’s the point! The smartphone manufacturers are offering a more secure and easier way to to keep your privacy on your smartphone by adding a sensor that could read or scan your fingerprint.
So the function of that sensor is to by pass the PIN or pattern lock on your phone, so you can access your phone with hassle free. But actually, it is more than that. If you’re using this feature, it could prevent people for snooping your password. So yes, it will make sure that the one who wants to accessing your phone is real you, the phone’s owner.