Fingerprint scanners are a piece of all smartphones nowadays, be it the low end or the top of the line. While they are to a great degree convenient with regards to verifying exchanges or opening your smartphone, they can be utilized as a part of a considerable measure of different courses, as appeared by the new Pixel devices. On the Pixel, you can utilize the fingerprint scanner to cut down the notice shade and on Xiaomi Mi devices, you can utilize the fingerprint scanner as a screen to catch photographs. The last particularly proves to be useful when you are taking a selfie and in the event that you have been thinking about whether you can get this element on your Android smartphone, the uplifting news is, yes you can. With no further ado, here’s the way you can take photographs from unique mark scanner on any Android smartphone:
You will have to install an app dubbed Dactyl – Fingerprint Camera from the Play Store. The app is available in a free trial, which offers 10 usages, after which you will have to buy the full version ($1.99) of the app.
Once you have installed the app on your device, you can open it and the app will welcome you with different slides informing you about the app.
The main page of the app shows you the various camera apps it supports along with a button to “Open Settings Page” to give it accessibility permissions.
You can scroll down to see the camera apps that are supported by Dactyl and you can even tap on the “Unsupported Apps” button to see the apps not supported by the fingerprint camera app. You can also request the developer to support your favorite camera app through the “Request New App” button.
After you have given the app permissions, you can open the camera app on your device and you should see a message saying “Dactyl service running“.
Then, you can just rest your finger on the fingerprint sensor, like you do to unlock your phone, to capture a photo.
The Dactyl Fingerprint Camera app works well and it certainly comes in handy when you are taking a selfie, especially when the fingerprint scanner is located on the back of your Android smartphone.