Keep your Samsung Galaxy S7 files safe – protect them with the secure folder

On your Samsung Galaxy S7, you can protect your data better with the function of the "Safe Folder". The “Safe Folder” is installable and also usable if Android Nougat runs on the smartphone.

Here we would like to explain to you how to use the functions of the Safe folder on the Samsung Galaxy S7.

First you need to install the "Safe Folders" app on the Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7

1. Open the Galaxy App Store

2. Look for "Secure Folder" and download the app

3. Open the app that has just been downloaded. Follow the setup wizard

You have now installed the "Safe Folder" on the Samsung Galaxy S7 with Android Nougat. Now you can move apps and files that should be protected by the application into this folder.

This is easy via the overview screen. Select either "Add files" or "Add apps". You can now move entire folders or items. All files and apps that are in the "Safe Folder" on the Samsung Galaxy S7 can only be opened or displayed by using the previously set password, pin, pattern or fingerprint.

You now know how to protect important files and apps on your Samsung Galaxy S7.

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