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Google Pixel 5 Tips and Tricks: Swipe the fingerprint scanner to check notifications

by Vim L

Even though Google Pixel 5 is more of an upper to mid-range device, there are still quite a few features packed into it that makes our life easier.

For example, there is added benefit of having the fingerprint scanner over Face Unlock is the ability to use gestures with the scanner.

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The most useful of which is to swipe down on the fingerprint scanner to reveal the notification shade.

Swipe the fingerprint scanner to check notifications (Steps)

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and select System.
  3. Tap Gestures.
  4. Select Swipe fingerprint for notifications.
  5. Tap the toggle to turn the feature on.

Apart from this, you can also perform other tasks with the fingerprint scanner which we will cover in our upcoming articles. So till then stay stunned with us and do comment for your queries and feedback.

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