How to use secure folder on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus

Here’s the quickest guide to set up and use secure folder on galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 Plus. In secure folder, you can lock app, add your important apps for safely, add files and edit apps. First of all set up secure folder on galaxy S9 and S9 plus under lock screen and security settings. Just add apps or files to secure folder you want to safe and secure.

You can customize secure folder and change secure folder style in Samsung S9 and galaxy S9 plus Oreo devices. Also use fingerprints and Iris scanner to unlock secure folder in S9. You’ll also set up PIN number, pattern lock or password for screen lock. Check out below given each setting to enable and use secure folder on galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 Plus.

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How to use secure folder on galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 Plus

There are two ways to access secure folder on galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 plus devices.

1st Method: How to set up secure folder in galaxy S9 & S9 plus using lock screen and security settings

Step 1: Scroll down notification panel & tap on settings gear icon


Step 2: Tap on lock screen and security

Step 3: Tap on Secure folder under security section

Here you can see below given some of the important secure folder settings in Samsung S9 and galaxy S9 plus.

Secure folder style:

You can change secure folder style or customize icon in your S9 and S9 plus devices.

Lock Type:  

Here you can select lock type to unlock secure folder in Samsung galaxy S9 and S9 plus. Also set up fingerprint or Iris scanner to open secure folder. You can use fingerprint+ as your dedicated fingerprint for quickly open secure folder from galaxy S9 lock screen.

Auto lock secure folder:

You can choose when auto lock secure folder on galaxy S9 from immediately/ when screen turns off/ after 5 minutes/10 minutes/30 minutes or when phone restarts

Show secure folder:

Enable show secure folder to quickly open on your home screen.

You can also see other secure folder settings including apps, accounts, backup and restore, data usage, uninstall and more. It’s quite easy to use secure folder on galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 Plus Oreo.

2nd Method: Quickly open secure folder from lock screen using fingerprint/Iris

Set up secure folder lock type to quickly open secure folder from lock screen in Samsung galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 plus.

Settings > lock screen and security > Security > secure folder > lock type > enable fingerprint+ or Iris

Now lock your galaxy S9 & S9 plus and use dedicated fingerprint to quickly open galaxy S9 plus secure folder from lock screen.

How to hide secure folder on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus

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

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

And that’s it. We hope this makes it clear how to set up and use secure folder on galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 plus. If you have any question, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connected with us for latest technology updates.

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