How do I set up and use the Secure Folder on my Galaxy Note8?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Secure Folder


Lock your private content and apps to enhance security. You must sign into your Samsung account in order to use Secure Folder. You must also set a secure lock for your phone.

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

Set up Secure Folder


1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch the Samsung folder to access its content.

3. Touch Secure Folder.

4. Review the information about Secure Folder and touch NEXT.

5. Sign into your Samsung account and then touch CONFIRM.

6. Choose a lock type to protect your apps and private files and then touch NEXT.

7. Follow the on-screen prompts to set your lock method.

8. After setting a lock, your Secure Folder will be created.

Use Secure Folder


1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Secure Folder.

Note: Secure Folder may be located in the Samsung folder.

3. Enter your credentials.

4. Use the following options to secure your private content:

Secure Folder


   • Lock: Locks your Secure Folder.

   • Add apps: Add the desired apps to Secure Folder.

   • Add files: Add the desired files to Secure Folder.

   • Edit Apps: Uninstall the desired app from Secure Folder or add the desired apps to a Home screen.

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