How do I move content or apps to the Secure Folder?

The Secure Folder allows you to keep your private files, images, and even apps in a separate secured folder.


The Secure Folder is currently available on devices running on Android Nougat 7.0 and above.


PLEASE NOTE: that you will need to set up and create the Secure Folder before you can use it.

To move files such as imagesClick to Expand
1 From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps.
From the home screen, choose <strong>Apps</strong> or swipe up to access your apps.
2 Choose Gallery
Choose Gallery
3 Choose the image you would like to move to the Secure Folder
Choose image
4 Choose Menu or the three dots in the top right corner
Choose Menu
5 Choose Move to Secure Folder
Choose Move to secure folder
6 Enter your unlock details for your Secure Folder, and the file will be automatically moved to your Secure Folder
To move an app to the Secure FolderClick to Expand
1 Open your Secure Folder (You can find it by tapping Apps , or if you have hidden it, by tapping Settings > Lock screen and security > Secure folder icon at the bottom of the screen)
Open your secure folder
2 Choose Add or Add apps
Choose Add or Add apps
3 Choose which app you would like to move to the Secure Folder
Chose which app you would like to transfer
4 Choose Add, and the app will be automatically moved to your Secure Folder
Choose Add
How do I move documents or other files to my Secure Folder? Click to Expand

The below steps will show you how to move documents to your Secure Folder, but you can use the same process to move any file available within My Files.

 

1 Open My Files on your device. You can usually find this by choosing Apps, then the Samsung Folder
Open My files
2 This will show you all the files you have saved or downloaded to your device. To move a document to your Secure Folder, choose Documents
Choose Documents
3 Choose Documents again.
Choose Documents
4 Choose the document you want to transfer. You will need to press and hold the document until a tick appears confirming your selection.
Press and hold the document you wish to move
5 Choose Menu or the three dots , then Move to Secure Folder
Choose Menu, then Move to secure folder
6 The documents will now be transferred across. You will get confirmation on the screen once the movement is complete.

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