How do I set up Secure Folder?

Last modified : Jun 20. 2018
How to set up Secure Folder

How to set up Secure Folder

1 Go to the Settings menu → Lock screen and security.
How to set up Secure Folder
2 Tap on Secure Folder.
How to set up Secure Folder
3 Essential information regarding Secure Folder will be displayed. Swipe across and then tap on Start.
How to set up Secure Folder
4 Your device will prompt you to login to your Samsung Account.

If you do not have a Samsung account, you will need to create one in order to use Secure Folder.

Tap on Confirm to proceed.   

How to set up Secure Folder
5 Select a lock type to protect your apps and private files.

You can choose from Pattern, PIN, Password, or Biometric Security (Fingerprints or Irises) as your Lock Type.

Once you have selected your Secure Folder lock type, tap on Next to proceed.

6 Confirm your current security verification method to proceed.

(Note: As an example, Pin lock method was used).

How to set up Secure Folder
7 Secure Folder will be created and ready for you to use momentarily.
How to set up Secure Folder

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