Give your OnePlus 7 Pro fingerprint reader a boost with this trick

OnePlus 7 Pro has gotten a grand reception since its release in May 2019. The device packs incredible hardware and has everything in its locker to give the more premium smartphones a run for their money.

While the majority of OnePlus 7 Pro users have been satisfied with its all-round performance, some are still striving hard to go the extra mile. If you are one of those users, this little trick to increase your in-display fingerprint reader’s speed might come in handy.

How to improve OnePlus 7 Pro fingerprint reader

Here’s how to give your fingerprint reader a tangible boost:

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Locate Security & lock screen.
  3. Select Fingerprints.
  4. Tap on Add fingerprint. 
  5. While adding, scan both your thumbs in the same fingerprint.
  6. Redo until the fingerprint reader stops recognizing your thumbs as new fingerprints.

Users have reported a noticeable improvement in performance, claiming that unlock times are now faster than ever.


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