Android M Adds Fingerprint Support

Android M Adds Fingerprint Support

Along with other features, Android M has brought along Fingerprint Support to the OS.

This comes in the form of an API for developers, ensuring standardized support across the OS and devices.

Use cases for Fingerprint Support  includes Android Pay majorly.

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You can also use the fingerprint to unlock the device and make Play Store payments thanks to Open Authentication API’s.

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Demo Example included a new Target App which starts processing payment on presenting it a valid fingerprint.

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Aamir Siddiqui
Aamir Siddiqui

I am a tech journalist with XDA since 2015, while being a qualified business-litigation lawyer with experience in the field. A low-end smartphone purchase in 2011 brought me to the forums, and it's been a journey filled with custom ROMs ever since. When not fully dipped in smartphone news, I love traveling to places just to capture pictures of the sun setting. You can reach out to me at [email protected]