How do we enable the Private Mode feature of Galaxy S5

Last Update date :2017.04.19

Follow the steps below to learn on how to set the Galaxy S5 to Private Mode.



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

    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.


private mode enable 



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,   icon  appears at indicator panel.


    input pin or security  


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

    select items for locking 



7. 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.


    move to private 



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.




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.



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