How do I use the Private mode of Galaxy Alpha?

Last Update date : 2014.09.18


1. A - On the Apps screen, tap Private mode of Settings .

    1.B - Alternatively, open the notifications panel or the quick setting panel,

            and tap Private mode to activate it.

2. Read the on-screen information and tap Next.

3. View the type of content that can be saved in private mode and tap Next.

4. Read the on-screen information about using private mode and tap Start.

5. Set an unlock code and backup PIN. When this mode is activated,     

    private mode icon : this private mode icon appears on indicator bar.


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6. While Private mode is enabled, select items you want to mark as Private

    – in this example we will.




7. Tap the more button and select Move to Private. These items will now be

    hidden when Private mode is disabled.


    On Hidden images set to “Private Mode”, private mode icons is “added”.


    When you have selected the items to hide, on the Apps screen, tap

    Settings → Private mode, and then drag the Private mode switch to the left.


    Alternatively, open the quick setting panel and tap Private mode to deactivate it.


    The selected items will disappear from the screen.


     moving to private mode 



8. To remove an item from Private mode*, first select the items you want to remove

    from private mode.

    Then, tap the more button and select Remove from Private. The selected items will

    no longer be secured or hidden.


    select and remove 


9. To view hidden items*, on the Apps screen, tap My Files.


    If you select Private directory, all items added in private mode appear on the screen.


    check my files 

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