How do we use Private Mode in Galaxy Tab S?

Last Update date : 2017.04.19


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.


enable private mode 



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


read info 



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

     tap Next.


view content type 



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





5. Select unlock method. When this mode is activated,  this icon icon appears on indicator bar.





6. To use Private mode, change the screen lock type to a secure method.

    When “Enable screen lock” pop-up is displayed, select OK, and then

    set the Screen unlock settings.

change screen lock type 



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

in this example we will.


move to private 



8. 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.


move to private



9. 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.


remove from private 



10. 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.


view hidden 

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