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How To Setup Secure Folder On Galaxy S7 To Hide Photos

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S7 is a former flagship phone released in 2016 that is still a top performing device today. The phone uses a powerful hardware architecture primarily driven by the Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8890 processor combined with 4GB of RAM. This allows the phone to run several apps smoothly.

Another outstanding feature of this phone is its rear camera system. The device uses a 12MP shooter that has dual pixel technology as well as optical image stabilization. Photos taken by the camera are usually comparable to those taken by a DSLR  which is why people love to share their photo to their social media accounts.

There are times though that you want to keeps some of your photos private. If someone borrows your phone then they can easily access these photos from the Gallery app. To make sure that these photos stay private you will need to use the Secure Folder feature of the phone. This is a secure storage space in the phone which requires authorization before the data stored in it can be accessed.

How To Setup Secure Folder On Galaxy S7

  • Tap on Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap on Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • You will  need to sign into your Samsung account. Choose SIGN IN
  • Enter your Samsung Account details, then choose SIGN IN. If you don’t have a Samsung account then choose CREATE ACCOUNT. Just follow the steps to create an account)
  • Choose the lock method you wish to use for your Secure Folder
  • A shortcut to the Secure Folder will be added to your Home and Apps screen.

Open the Secure Folder app from the home screen then tap on add files to add your photos. These photos will be transferred from the Gallery app to the Secure Folder. These photos won’t show up in the Gallery as soon as the transfer is completed.

It’s recommended that you make the Secure Folder icon invisible from other users by following the steps listed below.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap Hide Secure Folder
  • Tap OK to confirm

If you any to access your hidden photos then you will first have to unhide the Secure Folder icon.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap the Secure Folder icon at the bottom of the screen, then enter your unlock pattern, pin, or password

How To Hide Photos On Galaxy S8

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S8 is one of the premium Android smartphones that has a great camera allowing it to take amazing photos even in low light conditions. A lot of people right now are using this phone to upload their videos or photos to the popular social media networks such as Instagram, Facebook, and snapchat just to name a few.

While sharing photos is quite easy to do today there are instances when you might want to hide some of your phone photos from prying eyes. This can easily be done on this phone without installing a third party app from the Google Play Store. All you need to do is to setup the Secure Folder feature of the phone and you are good to go.

To setup the Secure Folder of the phone

  • Tap on Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap on Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • You will  need to sign into your Samsung account. Choose SIGN IN
  • Enter your Samsung Account details, then choose SIGN IN. If you don’t have a Samsung account then choose CREATE ACCOUNT. Just follow the steps to create an account)
  • Choose the lock method you wish to use for your Secure Folder
  • A shortcut to the Secure Folder will be added to your Home and Apps screen.

Once you have set this up it’s now easy to hide the photos on your S8 by opening the Secure Folder app then tapping on add files. The files that you add will be transferred from their original location to the Secure Folder of the phone.

For added security you can make the Secure Folder shortcut hidden from the home screen.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap Hide Secure Folder
  • Tap OK to confirm

To unhide the Secure Folder icon

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap the Secure Folder icon at the bottom of the screen, then enter your unlock pattern, pin, or password

How To Setup Secure Folder On Galaxy S9 To Hide Photos

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S9 is the latest flagship phone of the South Korean company that is considered as one of the best Android smartphone model this 2018. This phone is an improvement over last year’s S8 phone. This time around this new model sports beefier specs in the form of a Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 processor giving the phone a performance boost.

One feature that a lot of people love about this phone is its camera. The popularity of social media today makes it easier for people to share their photos. The excellent camera system of this phone allows for great photos to be taken even in low light conditions making it a good device to use for taking social media photos and videos.

While most people love to share their photos there are instances when you want some photos to remain hidden. Your friend might borrow your phone to make a call but then without you knowing might access the Gallery app and view some of your private photos.

The best way to make sure that your private photos remain hidden is by using the Secure Folder feature of the phone. You can add photos or files into this folder which will then need a passcode to be accessed.

How To Setup Secure Folder On Galaxy S9 To Hide Photos

  • Tap on Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap on Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • You will  need to sign into your Samsung account. Choose SIGN IN
  • Enter your Samsung Account details, then choose SIGN IN. If you don’t have a Samsung account then choose CREATE ACCOUNT. Just follow the steps to create an account)
  • Choose the lock method you wish to use for your Secure Folder
  • A shortcut to the Secure Folder will be added to your Home and Apps screen.

After setting up the Secure Folder you can then tap on its shortcut icon on the screen then start adding files to it. The photos that you add will be transferred from the Gallery to this folder thus it won’t be available for viewing on the Gallery app.

It’s recommended that you make the Secure Folder icon invisible from other users by following the steps listed below.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap Hide Secure Folder
  • Tap OK to confirm

If you any to access your hidden photos then you will first have to unhide the Secure Folder icon.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap the Secure Folder icon at the bottom of the screen, then enter your unlock pattern, pin, or password

How To Hide Photos On Galaxy S9

The popularity of smartphones as well as the huge number of people having social media accounts has made it  very easy to share photos and videos to the public. One such smartphone that is great for taking photos that are worthy of sharing is the recently released #Samsung #Galaxy #S9. This phone not only has a powerful hardware architecture, allowing it to run numerous apps with ease, it also has one of the best cameras in a mobile device making it take great photos even in challenging conditions.

Sometimes though you there are photos and videos that you take with your phone that you want to keep private. You might have some kids who borrow your phone to play some games with it and you want those picture taken while you were at a bar drinking with your friends hidden.

There is a way to hide photos on the Galaxy S9 and this is by using the Secure Folder feature of the phone. This is a built-in feature of the phone that allows you to hide your photos, videos, and other files from other people.

Listed below are the necessary steps that you need to perform to make sure that photos and videos that you want to stay hidden remain hidden.

First you need to setup the Secure Folder

  • Tap on Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap on Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • You will  need to sign into your Samsung account. Choose SIGN IN
  • Enter your Samsung Account details, then choose SIGN IN. If you don’t have a Samsung account then choose CREATE ACCOUNT. Just follow the steps to create an account)
  • Choose the lock method you wish to use for your Secure Folder
  • A shortcut to the Secure Folder will be added to your Home and Apps screen.

Now that you have setup the secure folder it’s time to use it. Open the app from the homescreen then tap on add files. You can then add your photos and videos which will then be transferred to this folder. The transferred files will now only become accessible from this folder.

For added security you can make the Secure Folder shortcut hidden from the home screen.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap Hide Secure Folder
  • Tap OK to confirm

To unhide the Secure Folder icon

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap the Secure Folder icon at the bottom of the screen, then enter your unlock pattern, pin, or password

How To Setup Secure Folder On Galaxy S8 To Hide Photos

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S8 is one of the premium phones available in the market that takes amazing quality photos. This phone is equipped with a 12MP rear camera with dual pixel technology and optical image stabilization allowing it to take photos better than its rivals. In fact, consumers choose this phone over other models based solely on the camera that it has.

Taking photos with this phone is quite easy and sharing these photos to social media sites is a breeze. Sometimes though you will want to make private the photos taken by the phone. This can become a problem if someone borrows your phone as they can easily access the Gallery app. The good thing is you can make sure that your private photos remain hidden with the help of the Secure Folder feature of the phone. It’s not only photos that you can hide with Secure Folder but other sensitive data as well.

How To Setup Secure Folder On Galaxy S8

  • Tap on Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap on Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • You will  need to sign into your Samsung account. Choose SIGN IN
  • Enter your Samsung Account details, then choose SIGN IN. If you don’t have a Samsung account then choose CREATE ACCOUNT. Just follow the steps to create an account)
  • Choose the lock method you wish to use for your Secure Folder
  • A shortcut to the Secure Folder will be added to your Home and Apps screen.

You can now open the Secure Folder shortcut then add files to it. The file that you add will be transferred from its location ( if it is the Gallery then it will disappear from the Gallery) and moved to this Secure Folder.

It’s recommended that you make the Secure Folder icon invisible from other users by following the steps listed below.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap Hide Secure Folder
  • Tap OK to confirm

If you any to access your hidden photos then you will first have to unhide the Secure Folder icon.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap the Secure Folder icon at the bottom of the screen, then enter your unlock pattern, pin, or password

How To Hide Photos On Galaxy S7

The #Samsung #Galaxy #S7 is one of the older generation flagship models that is still being widely used today by a lot of consumers. This phone has a solid design made of an aluminum frame sandwiched by glass. It’s one of the powerful multimedia phones available in the market due to its use of a Snapdragon 820 / Exynos 8890 combined with 4GB of RAM.

Another great feature of this phone is its camera which takes great quality photos that you will immediately want to share to your social media sites. There are instances though when you will want to keep your photos away from prying eyes. While you can just leave your photos in the phone Gallery since the device will most likely require your fingerprint to unlock sometimes your friends might borrow your phone and they might access your photos that you want to stay hidden. One way to hide photos on the Galaxy S7 is to use the Secure Folder feature of the phone.

The first thing that you will need to do to use this feature is to set it up properly.

  • Tap on Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap on Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • You will  need to sign into your Samsung account. Choose SIGN IN
  • Enter your Samsung Account details, then choose SIGN IN. If you don’t have a Samsung account then choose CREATE ACCOUNT. Just follow the steps to create an account)
  • Choose the lock method you wish to use for your Secure Folder
  • A shortcut to the Secure Folder will be added to your Home and Apps screen.

Once you have set it up it’s time to transfer your photos that you want to remain hidden to the folder. You can do this by opening the Secure Folder shortcut on the home screen then tap on add files. You can add photos, videos, and other data files to this folder.

For added security you can also make the Secure Folder icon stay hidden.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap Hide Secure Folder
  • Tap OK to confirm

To unhide this icon so you can access your hidden apps.

  • Tap Apps
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Lock screen and security
  • Tap Secure Folder
  • Tap the Secure Folder icon at the bottom of the screen, then enter your unlock pattern, pin, or password