How to use private mode in Galaxy Tab S?

Last Update Date : Apr 23. 2018


1.A Apps > Settings > Private mode 

1.B - Alternatively, open the notifications panel or the quick setting panel > Private mode






2. Read the on-screen information and tap Next.





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. Select unlock method. When this mode is activated,  this icon appears on indicator bar.






6. To use Private mode, change the screen lock type to a secure method.

    When “Enable screen lock” pop-up is displayed, select OK, and then set the Screen unlock settings.




7. While Private mode is enabled, select items you want to mark as Private 




8. Tap the more button and select Move to Private. These items will now be hidden when Private mode is disabled.

On Hidden images set to “Private Mode”, private mode icons is “added”.


When you have selected the items to hide, on the Apps screen, tap SettingsPrivate 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.




9. 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.




10. 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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