How to Use Android Fingerprint Authentication in Zoom

It is possible to enable fingerprint authentication on an Android phone which contains a fingerprint sensor, allowing you to easily sign in to Zoom with your fingerprint.

Prerequisites for fingerprint authentication

  • For Android users, Zoom’s mobile app (free via Google Play) is available

How to add your fingerprint in Android

Adding your fingerprint to your Android settings is a prerequisite for using fingerprint authentication in Zoom. Adding your fingerprint is the first step. Follow the next instructions.

Note: For stock Android 9.0, the steps are as follows. Note that the steps may differ depending on the manufacturer of your device. For instructions on how to enable fingerprint authentication from your manufacturer’s support site, visit the website of your manufacturer if those steps do not work for you.

  • Select Settings from the menu.
  • Scroll down and tap Location & Security.

  • Tap Fingerprint under Device Security.

  • Add a fingerprint by tapping Set Up and following the on-screen instructions. Adding multiple fingerprints may prove convenient.

How to enable fingerprint authentication in Zoom

While signed-in

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. You can access your profile settings by tapping your name
  3. Name To enable Fingerprint ID, toggle it on.
  4. Your fingerprint will now be used to sign in.

During sign-in

  • Open the Zoom app and sign in.
    In order to sign in with Fingerprint ID, a pop-up message will appear and ask you to do so.

  • By tapping OK, fingerprint identification will be enabled.
    You will now be able to sign in using your fingerprint.

Using your fingerprint to sign in to Zoom

  • The next time that you access Zoom on your Android device, you will see a notification telling you that you need to use your fingerprint to log in.

  • Touch your finger to the fingerprint sensor on your device.
    Note: Having trouble getting your TouchID to work after 3 attempts? Here’s what you need to do: You will have to sign into Zoom with your username and password.