Using the fingerprint sensor to see notifications

To see your notifications, you usually swipe down from the top of your screen. But that can be difficult if you’re using your phone with one hand. Did you know you can also use the fingerprint sensor on the back of your Essential Phone to see your notifications? Here's how:


Enable Fingerprint Gestures
  1. Tap Settings_Cogwheel.png, then tap System.
  2. Tap Gestures
  3. Turn on Swipe fingerprint for notifications.

Now, swipe down on your fingerprint sensor to access your notifications in the Notifications shade. And to see how you can use your fingerprint sensor for even more actions, check out apps the Google Play Store.