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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by odnerd, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. odnerd

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    I know this seems nitpicky but is anyone elses fingerprint reader slightly crooked? Doesn't seem to hinder its performance but didnt know if this is a design flaw or just how it is...
     

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    Yes, Mine is. Here is a pic. Kinda hard to see but it is slightly angled which will not bother me at all as long as it works well.
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    yeah mine is the same way, but works perfect
     
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    I don't have one...plan to check it out later today, but in one of the reviews I read it was angled just like that. Caught my eye right away.
     
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    I thought the finger print scanner was suppose to be angled? Is it more angled then how it's suppose to be?
     
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    no, i think people are trying extremely hard to find an issue with the device and so far i've seen nothing that should worry anyone personally.
     
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    I think the illusion of crookedness is caused by the otterbox case!
     
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    No, I noticed this too. I think it was designed for a right handed person because if you look at the angle, it would be easier to slide the pointer of the right hand down than the pointer on the left hand.

    Just an observation.
     
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    Can the scanner be used without password? When I try to set it up it wants both.
     
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    Yes, just select to not have a password. The password should only be used when the fingerprint scan doesnt work well or if you want to delete the option of fingerprint scan.
     
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    Uhh, I think it makes you have a pin. Would suck to be locked out of your phone because you screwed up your fingerprints somehow. I know I've actually done that once taking a header off my mtn bike. Scraped up my fingers enough that readers would read them for a couple weeks.
     
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    I meant a pin, not a password. But I just tried it and it didnt require a pin after I unlocked it with the fingerprint. When I put the wrong finger on the reader it asked for the pin to unlock.
     

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