How to set Private Mode on the Note4?

Last Update Date : Apr 20. 2018

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.


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

read the on-screen information about using rivate mode and tap Start.


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


5. While Private mode 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. If you select

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

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