Secure Folder

Secure Folder

Secure your personal content and keep it hidden on your device.

Prenote info
Samsung account is required to access.
  1. SETUP SECURE FOLDER: From the home screen, swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon.

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  2. Select Biometrics and security, then scroll to and select Secure Folder.

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  3. Select Continue.

    Note: If prompted, enter your Samsung account password, then select OK.

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  4. Select the desired folder lock type, then select Next.

    Note: For this tutorial, Pattern was chosen.

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  5. Enter the desired lock code, then select Continue. Enter the lock code again, then select Confirm.

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  6. ACCESS SECURE FOLDER: After completing the Secure folder set up, when you access Secure folder you will be prompted to enter your passcode. Navigate to and select the Secure Folder app, then enter the passcode.

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  7. USE SECURE FOLDER: Select the Menu icon, then select Lock to lock the secure folder. To add apps to the secure folder select Add apps. Select the desired apps, then select Add.

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  8. ADD FILES TO SECURE FOLDER: Select Add files. Navigate to and select the desired file(s), then select Done.

    Note: You can also add pictures from the Gallery app. Select and hold the desired picture(s) > Menu icon > Move to Secure Folder > enter your passcode. Pictures that have been moved to the Secure Folder are no longer visible in the regular Gallery. Select Secure Folder > Gallery to view them.

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  9. HIDE SECURE FOLDER: Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the Settings icon.

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  10. Scroll to and select Biometrics and security > Secure Folder > enter passcode > Show Secure Folder switch > HIDE.

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