Galaxy S9 - Encrypt Your Micro SD Card (SM-G960W)

Last Update Date : Apr 17. 2019

Encryption

Protect the data on your microSD card by encrypting it. Encryption is a mean to protect any data stored on your SD card. Once encrypted, only your smartphone can read the data stored on your SD card.

Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Encrypt SD Card

1 From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Touch Lock screen and security.
4 Scroll to and touch Encrypt SD card.
5 Review the information on encrypting your microSD card and then touch ENCRYPT SD CARD.
Galaxy S9 - How do I encrypt files on my SD card using my Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960W)?
6 If you have a screen lock set up, you will need to enter your credentials.

If you reset your device to the factory defaults with this setting enabled, the device will not be able to read your encrypted files. Disable this setting before resetting the device (follow the same path and touch "DECRYPT SD CARD").

Thank you for your feedback!

Not finding what you're looking for? We're here to help.

Online

Live Chat

We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through Live Chat

Find Online Offers

Shop the current Samsung product promotions.

SmartThings Support

Please send us an email regarding SmartThings inquires. Assistance with Hubs, Kits, Sensors and Outlets.

How-to-Videos

Watch and learn how to get the most out of your Samsung products!

Consumables & Accessories

Purchase Consumables & Accessories for your Samsung Product.

Remote Service

Samsung Remote Service enables one of our specially trained technicians to remotely view and control your Samsung TV and smartphone to directly help you with your product.

Email

Please send us an email for general questions or technical support.

For Canadian customers only.

Call

1-800-726-78641-800-SAMSUNG

Mon - Sun : 8:30 AM -12 AM (EST)
24/7 Call Support available for mobile devices only

Online Shop1-855-254-4747

info.seca@samsung.com
8:30am – 12:00am midnight (EST)
7 days a week, 365 days a year.

1-800-726-7864SmartThings Support

Mon-Sat: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm (EST)

932-273Text ‘SUPPORT’ to WECARE (932-273) and get instantly connected to an agent.

Standard messaging rates may vary by carrier and do apply.

* For any printer related enquiries please visit the HP website .

Face-to-face support

Samsung Service Centres

Find out more about how you can get face-to-face help.

Smart Service

Find out more about Smart Service.

Contact Us