How To Easily Create, Setup And Use Samsung Secure Folder

A Secure folder refers to a private and encrypted space on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone which apps and file can by storage protecting them from malicious attacks. This file or apps are sandboxed separately on the device thereby giving them additional layer of security and privacy by simply leveraging the defense-grade Samsung Knox security platform. Secure folder helps to make sure that your content, file or apps are fully protected and locked away from prying eyes.

One great features of the Secure Folder, aside hiding your files and photos, is that you can install applications inside. Meaning you could have two Facebook or Gmail apps installed, separate from one another. This is amazing right?


1) Create a secure space on your device to encrypt and store your private data and apps.
2) Private data can easily be moved to Secure Folder by selecting ‘Move to Secure Folder’ from some commonly used native apps.
3) Make copies of your favorite apps and easily access them via alternate profiles.
4) Manage content for each profile independently and effectively
5) Follow step-by-step screens guiding users to setup quickly and easily
6) Cloud-based backup and restore provides users with an easy migration option when switching devices
7) Secure Folder leverages the defense-grade Samsung Knox security platform.
8) Users must use an authenticated method such as PIN, pattern, passcode or biometric verification such as fingerprint authentication to access and manage Secure Folder.


Secure Folder is compatible with Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S8 and S8+ and all Samsung device running on Android OS 7.0 or later.

How do I create Secure Folder

You can create or simply setup a secure folder by following this easy steps.
1) Open Samsung’s “Galaxy Apps” Store
2) Search for and install the “Secure Folder” app
3) Login with your Samsung Account (or create one)
4) Add a password, PIN, or fingerprint authorization
5) Open the app and click “Move to Secure Folder”
6) Users can also manually move files, photos or apps to it

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