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How to set up and use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8

Samsung galaxy Note 8 has several awesome features and one of them we discussed here’s set up and use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8. If you can’t know about how does secure folder work on Note 8. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step process to access secure folder galaxy Note 8 and Samsung galaxy S8. This secure folder secures your personal data and protect from malware attacks, hackers and other unknown users activity.

This Galaxy Note 8 secure folder use Samsung Knox security platform to provide extra layer of security. You can also move apps to secure folder for your data information privacy. To secure your personal information, lock your secure folder after add apps and files. Follow below given step by step guide to set up and use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8.

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How to set up and use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8

First of all let see how to set up secure folder on Galaxy Note 8 device. Different android devices carrier or version have slightly different settings.

Step 1: Swipe down notification panel from home screen & tap on settings gear icon


Step 2: Tap on Lock screen & security

Step 3: Tap on Secure folder under Samsung folder

Step 4: Select Start or SKIP

To access secure folder in galaxy Note 8, need your Samsung account.

Step 5: Select Sign in

How to set up and use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8

Select lock type to protect your private apps and files such as PIN / Password / Pattern lock /fingerprint sensor/Iris scanning.

Step 6: Follow on screen instruction to set lock

After set up lock, you’ll view secure folder Galaxy Note 8 device. Now let see steps to use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8 device.

How to access secure folder on Galaxy Note 8:

Step 1: Swipe up or down from the center of the home screen

Step 2: Select Samsung folder

Step 3: Select secure folder app

Step 4: Enter password & press OK

You can see below given four options to secure your personal data on Note 8 using secure folder.

How to access secure folder on Galaxy Note 8

Lock: Lock your secure folder

Add apps: Select apps to secure folder you want to protect data

Add files: Add files to secure folder

Edit apps: You can add apps to home screen or remove app from secure folder in Note 8

It’s easy to set up and use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8 device.

How to hide secure folder on Galaxy Note 8:

You’ll hide several apps & files to secure folder such as contacts, email, my File apps, calendar, gallery, Samsung notes and more.

Settings > Lock screen & security > Secure folder > Enter PIN/Password > Show secure folder > Disable show secure folder

And that’s it. I hope this tutorial helpful to set up and use secure folder on Galaxy Note 8. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment section. We’ll respond as soon as possible. Don’t forget to check out our other Galaxy Note 8 tips.

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