More than just a revised phablet, the Galaxy Note 7 has a lot more to offer to the users. Pressing for security and privacy, Samsung created KNOX, and the iris scanner on Galaxy Note 7 adds to it. However, it is the ability to use Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7 that has the attention of all security-concerned users.

Step 1: Set up Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7

You can begin by opening the “Secure Folder” shortcut on your Note 7 home screen. If you can’t find the Secure Folder, go ahead and access it from Settings-> Lock screen and security.

Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7

In order to begin using Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7, you need to link the service to your Samsung Account. This will ensure that you can always access the folder even if you forget the password.

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Go ahead and set up a lock type for your Secure Folder by using Pattern, PIN, Password, Fingerprints or Irises. Once set up, you can use the Secure Folder to store contacts, files, apps and media away from the prying eyes.

Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7

Step 2: Transfer content to the Secure Folder

In order to move a contact, app, or even a single media file, press and hold it until you see the pop-up window with “Move to Secure Folder” option. To move multiple files such as images or videos, select the files and press the three-dot menu for the “Move to Secure Folder” to show up.

Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7

Remember that in order to view these files, you will need a shortcut of the gallery app in the Secure Folder to access them.

Step 3: Move an app to the Secure Folder

Open the Secure Folder and tap on “Add” at the bottom of the screen. The next screen will allow you to add apps installed on your phone to the folder by checking them. You can also use the “Download From Play Store” button to download and add an app to the Secure Folder.

Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7

How are you making the most out of the Secure Folder on Galaxy Note 7 to keep your personal data safe? Do let us know in the comment section down below.

Source: AndroidBeat

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