Samsung Galaxy S7 How to encrypt SD memory card - Solved

Should you have sensitive data stored on the memory card of your Samsung Galaxy S7, then it is advisable to encrypt it, so not everyone can have access on it.

The encryption of the SD memory card works very easy on the Samsung Galaxy S7 as follows:

Samsung Galaxy S7

Navigate from the home screen on:

App menu --> Settings --> Device Security --> Encrypt SD card

You can now tap on "SD card encryption“ to start the process.

Note the following:

  • Encrypted SD cards can only be used by your Samsung Galaxy S7!
  • Connect during encryption the Samsung Galaxy S7 to the charger

Then you have successfully encrypted your Micro SD memory card in the Samsung Galaxy S7 and access is therefore only allowed for you.

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