Fast as it was, activating the iris scanner was kind of a pain in the ass. Allow me to quote myself:

And: 

Samsung's fixed this complicated three-step process on the S8 and S8+. 

First, it's now only two steps: Wake the phone up by pressing the power button or virtual home button and then look into the IR sensor on the top bezel. No more, swiping up to bring up the iris scanner preview/PIN lock screen. Read more...

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The Galaxy S8’s iris scanner fixes the one thing that made it suck on the Note 7

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One of the coolest features from the Galaxy Note 7 (RIP) is back and better on the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

I’m, of course, talking about the Note 7’s iris scanner. Samsung introduced the iris scanner on the Note 7 as an alternative way to secure the phone, but it wasn’t without its flaws.

Fast as it was, activating the iris scanner was kind of a pain in the ass. Allow me to quote myself:

And: 

Samsung’s fixed this complicated three-step process on the S8 and S8+. 

First, it’s now only two steps: Wake the phone up by pressing the power button or virtual home button and then look into the IR sensor on the top bezel. No more, swiping up to bring up the iris scanner preview/PIN lock screen. Read more…

More about Security, Android, Biometrics, Iris Scanner, and S8

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