Samsung Galaxy S10/Note10 fingerprint issue might be more serious than it appears

21 October 2019
The scanner can be bypassed with non-registered fingerprints with the help of a silicone cutout.

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Shanti Dope, 21 Oct 2019I don't get why they have to move the scanner to the more c... moreDo you have note 10 plus

    Vegetaholic, 27 Oct 2019He is talking about galaxies not NotesNote is part of Galaxy series as well it is called Samsung Galaxy note

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      Vegetaholic, 27 Oct 2019He is talking about galaxies not NotesThank you.

        SNA1970, 26 Oct 2019last time i checked the note 7 exploded ... He is talking about galaxies not Notes

          thada2607, 21 Oct 2019I don't get how different kinds of cpu can affect the finge... moreCould be just software issue with instruction sets, which obviously would be different considering snapdragon and exynos are different chipset with different architecture, meaning it is not hardware related issue

            FreeX, 23 Oct 2019Hear me you all. If you want to buy a stable Samsung flags... morelast time i checked the note 7 exploded ...

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              • 24 Oct 2019

              The last Oracle, 22 Oct 2019This is probably paid propaganda. I have the Note 10 and ha... moreMy s10+ snapdragon HK version also didnt unlock once i was testing it as the video at this post. Today samsung issued a patch for the fingerprint...

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                FreeX, 23 Oct 2019Hear me you all. If you want to buy a stable Samsung flags... moreWasn't Note 7 the one that was exploding..

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                  KaY, 22 Oct 2019Why don’t we hear such stories with iPhones You're not actively looking for it, iPhone was plagued with the same issue fingerprint and applePay is supported on those phone that have the same issue.

                  It's a good thing cause people use ApplePay quite more than samsung pay:) or others payment solution !

                    thada2607, 21 Oct 2019I don't get how different kinds of cpu can affect the finge... moreI think that finger scanner is from Qualcomm, so it is possible that Samsung's integration with their SoC maybe be buggy. Hopefully, Qualcomm's SoC works fine with the scanner.

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                      • 23 Oct 2019

                      CptPower, 23 Oct 2019Another Note 7 cause. Bzut in this case nothing did kaboo... moreHa! You crack me up!
                      If Samsung is a D brand, then Motorola is probably a U or worse :))

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                        • 23 Oct 2019

                        Hear me you all.
                        If you want to buy a stable Samsung flagship phone.
                        DO NOT buy thoes with even numbers.
                        Galaxy 4,6,8,10..
                        They almost always come with near features which are untested mostly.
                        The odd number galaxies always come refined on the previous models with imput and issues from customers addressed.
                        Galaxy 3, 5, 7, 9....and upcoming 11.
                        These are Samsung with least issues compared to the others.
                        A word to the wise....

                          Another Note 7 cause.
                          Bzut in this case nothing did kaboom so its shouldnt be that bad.
                          But i know why i dont use this brand.
                          Becasue i dont want to end with D grade phone Disguised as an S+.

                            OH! Incredible !! I was talking to a friend about this news this morning . Then I tried on his Samsung A70. Know what !? ...I unlocked his phone with a TPU under my fingers. Wait for a link to a video this morning.

                              ethomaz, 22 Oct 2019Did you try without the screen protector?Nope, i also suspect it is the tempered glass screen protector that makes the finger print scanner harder to recognise my finger print. Nevertheless, i can live with this.

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                                Samsung wanted to be fancy with ultrasonic reader.. turns out optical are more secure. By the way, i still think back fingerprint reader is most convenient to use.

                                  Anonymous321, 21 Oct 2019See how easily this guy login to the phone with even an unr... moreDid you try without the screen protector?

                                    Use the password problem solved. I also use a cheap phone with fingerprint reader but I am not sure the corrected bio-data secure or not so I only use password, FaceID also a correction of bio-data, although it is futuristic but vulnerable may happens sometime.

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                                      KaY, 22 Oct 2019Why don’t we hear such stories with iPhones there are a lot... xDDD

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                                        • 22 Oct 2019

                                        I feel like these stories that come out are just a way for people to hurt Samsung sales. ive never had security issues with a Samsung, I have tried this on the s10e, s10, s10+, Note10 and Note10+ with no success. It may be specific handsets but it all seems abit strange and doesn't add up for me.