What do I Do to Prevent Hackings, including Iris Recognition?

Last Update Date : Apr 02. 2018

To protect important files and data on your devices in case of loss of device, we recommend you to use various functions provided on our devices, such as lock methods (Iris recognition, Fingerprint recognition, PIN, Pattern, Password etc.) and other security functions.
 
Samsung takes great care in maintaining and enhancing the security of devices. Samsung is constantly updating software with security patches and security enhancements for new hacking methods.
 
Samsung encourages users to keep your software and security policy updates updated to the latest version.

What do I Do to Prevent Hackings, including Iris Recognition?
What do I Do to Prevent Hackings, including Iris Recognition?

We recommend using the following functions and tips to keep your data safe.

1 Do not install apps from unknown sources other than Play Store or Galaxy Apps.

Installing from unknown sources may be harmful to your device and personal data.
 
Deactivate “Unknown sources” menu
 -> Settings > Lock screen and security > Turn off the “Unknown sources” switch

2 Use “Secure Folder” to keep your personal files and apps safe and secure

 -> Settings > Lock screen and security > Activate Secure Folder

3 Use “Secure startup” to protect your device by using a screen lock when your device powers on.

 -> Settings > Lock screen and security > Activate Secure startup

4 Encrypt SD card to set the device to encrypt files on a memory card

Encrypted SD card can only be read on the device that encrypts the SD card.
 -> Settings > Lock screen and security > Encrypt SD card

5 Use “Find My Mobile” to locate and control your device remotely using your Samsung account

-> Settings > Lock screen and security > Find My Mobile. https://findmymobile.samsung.com

What do I Do to Prevent Hackings, including Iris Recognition?

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