Galaxy Note 4 - Private Mode Set Up

Last Update date : 2014.10.16

Private Mode

Use this mode to prevent others from using or accessing specific content, such as images and documents, stored on the device. You can activate this mode, save content to a specific location, and then deactivate private mode to hide items securely.

Setting the Private Mode

1. On the Apps screen, tap Private mode 1 of Settings . Alternatively, open the notifications panel or the quick setting panel, and tap Private mode 1 to activate it.

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


3. View the type of content that can be saved in private mode and read the on-screen information about using private mode and tap Start.


4. Set an unlock method. When this mode is activated, 1 appears at indicator panel.


5. While Private mode 1 is enabled, select items you want to mark as Private.


6. Tap the more button and select Move to Private. These items will now be hidden when Private mode is disabled. On Hidden images through Private Mode, private icons are displayed. 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.


7. 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.


8. To view hidden items, on the Apps screen, tap My Files 1 . If you select Private directory 1 , all items added in private mode appear on the screen.


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