Fingerprint recognition – Security and Backup – Huawei Mate 10

Fingerprint Recognition

Adding a fingerprint for the first time You can use a fingerprint to unlock your screen, access locked apps and the safe, and make secure payments.
To better protect your privacy, you can only use the fingerprint screen unlock feature when the unlock method is set to PIN or Password.

1. Touch Setting optionSettings.
2. Touch Fingerprint ID > Fingerprint management > PIN or Password, and set an unlock password by following the on-screen instructions.
3. Once you have set a password, touch New fingerprint to add your fingerprint.
4. Place your fingertip on the fingerprint sensor. Press down lightly on the sensor until your device vibrates. Repeat this step using different parts of your fingertip.
5. Touch OK.

Creating a guest account
Create a guest account so your friends can use your phone.

1. Open Setting optionSettings.
2. Touch Advanced settings > Users.
3. Touch Add guest > ADD.

If StatementYou can also create a guest account from the lock screen. Under Lock screen settings, switch on Add users when device is locked, and then swipe down from the status bar on the lock screen.

Deleting the guest account
Log in as the owner. You can delete the guest account in two ways:
– Swipe down from the status bar, touch Guest Add / Delet> More settings, and then touch Guest > Delete guest > Delete.
-Open Settings > Advanced settings > Users and touch Guest > Delete guest > Delete.

Authorizing users to make calls and access the call log
You can authorize users to access your contacts, call log, and call and messaging features.
Log in as the owner. You can authorize a user or guest to make calls and access your contacts in two
ways:
– Swipe down from the status bar and touch Guest Add / Delet> More settings. Select a user, and then touch Allow calls, messages, and sharing of communication history.
– Open Settings > Advanced settings > Users, select a user, and then touch Allow calls, messages, and sharing of communication history.

PrivateSpace
Are you worried that your photos, documents, videos, or other data will be leaked if you lend out your device? When your files are stored in the PrivateSpace, only you will be able to access them. No one else will be able to access this data, even if your device is lost.

If StatementYou will not be able to add a PrivateSpace if you have already created three user accounts. Delete one of the user accounts to add a  PrivateSpace.

1. OpenSetting option Settings.
2. Touch Advanced settings > Users.
3. Touch Add PrivateSpace and enter your PrivateSpace nickname, then touch ADD.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the settings and enroll a fingerprint for your PrivateSpace.
5. Once set-up is complete, touch Switch to go to your PrivateSpace.

If the type of password you use for your PrivateSpace and MainSpace is the same, you can quickly switch back and forth between the MainSpace and PrivateSpace from the lock screen with the password or fingerprint.

If StatementYou can also touch Settings > Advanced settings > Users and select a PrivateSpace you have created, then touch Switch spaces to switch to that PrivateSpace.

How can I delete or exit a PrivateSpace? From the PrivateSpace, touch Settings > Advanced settings > Users, then touch Uninstalling apps from the home screen or delete or exit a PrivateSpace.

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