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    One UI 6.1 issue preventing deletion of Secure Folder will get a fix soon

    One UI 6.1 issue preventing deletion of Secure Folder will get a fix soon

    • By Danny Dorresteijn
    • 3 hours ago
    Android’s Private Space copies Samsung Secure Folder features

    Android’s Private Space copies Samsung Secure Folder features

    • By Abid Iqbal Shaik
    • 2 weeks ago
    Inspired by Samsung’s Secure Folder, Google working on Private Space for Android

    Inspired by Samsung’s Secure Folder, Google working on Private Space for Android

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 4 months ago
    January 2023 update fixes Samsung Knox and Secure Folder flaws

    January 2023 update fixes Samsung Knox and Secure Folder flaws

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 1 year ago
    All the ways the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G ensures your security

    All the ways the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G ensures your security

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 2 years ago
    Secure Folder debuts on M series with Galaxy M31s One UI 2.5 update

    Secure Folder debuts on M series with Galaxy M31s One UI 2.5 update

    Samsung's ambitious mid-range phone, the Galaxy M31s, has just gotten better following the latest firmware update it received. The Galaxy M31s is now being updated to One UI 2.5 and the firmware includes the November 2020 security patch. The latest release carries build number M317FXXU2BTK1 and weighs a little under 750MB. The official changelog mentions a […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 3 years ago
    Pokemon GO prevents dual-account login, Samsung Secure Folder saves the day

    Pokemon GO prevents dual-account login, Samsung Secure Folder saves the day

    One of the recent Pokemon GO updates launched by Niantic for the Galaxy Store version of the game has reportedly broken a feature on which many Galaxy smartphone owners were keen. Before update 0.157, the Galaxy Store and Google Play Store versions of Pokemon GO were technically viewed as separate apps by your phone. This […]

    • By Mihai Matei
    • 4 years ago
    How to use Samsung Secure Folder on the Galaxy Note 9

    How to use Samsung Secure Folder on the Galaxy Note 9

    Samsung introduced the Secure Folder a couple of years ago on the then-latest Galaxy Note flagship. It has since been rolled out to a wide variety of devices while the Galaxy Note 9 comes with it out of the box. If this is your first device from the Korean giant then this guide will teach […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 6 years ago
    PSA: You cannot create shortcuts to apps in Secure Folder in Android Oreo

    PSA: You cannot create shortcuts to apps in Secure Folder in Android Oreo

    Secure Folder is one of the most underrated features on Samsung smartphones. It’s an encrypted, private space on your Galaxy smartphones to separate work-related data and apps from your personal stuff. It can also be used to install permission-hungry apps or store private files in a separate container to add an extra layer of privacy […]

    • By Naresh
    • 6 years ago
    Secure Folder released on Google Play Store as well

    Secure Folder released on Google Play Store as well

    Over the past week, we've seen Samsung release two of its system apps as standalone apps on the Google Play Store. First, it was the Always On Display app and then the Device Maintenance app. Samsung has now released Secure Folder as a standalone app on the Play Store. Samsung is doing this with good […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
    Samsung retires My Knox in favor of Secure Folder

    Samsung retires My Knox in favor of Secure Folder

    My Knox was a free security solution from Samsung that enabled users to keep their work and personal data separate on one device. The My Knox app created a container which could only be accessed by an authorized user. All files and data would be safely encrypted within the container. It was a full virtual […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
    Nougat Tip: You can hide Secure Folder using its quick setting toggle

    Nougat Tip: You can hide Secure Folder using its quick setting toggle

    The Secure Folder app, which debuted with the Galaxy Note 7, was recently released for the Nougat-powered Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. It's a place where you can keep your private files and apps protected using fingerprint authentication. However, if you wish to hide Secure Folder itself, you can do that as well. If you've installed […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 7 years ago
    Samsung officially releases Secure Folder for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

    Samsung officially releases Secure Folder for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

    Following the recent appearance of the Secure Folder APK for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung has officially made the Secure Folder app available from the Galaxy Apps store. Secure Folder is supported by the S7 and S7 edge on Android 7.0 Nougat, and Samsung says more devices will be supported soon. The […]

    • By Abhijeet Mishra
    • 7 years ago
    This Samsung app might be teasing the Galaxy S8

    This Samsung app might be teasing the Galaxy S8

    We just reported on the Galaxy S7 Secure Folder app that's floating online. You can download it right now on your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge and provided that it's running Android 7.0 Nougat, Secure Folder will work even though Samsung is yet to release it officially. The company did say last month that […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
    Galaxy S7 Secure Folder app surfaces, it works! [APK]

    Galaxy S7 Secure Folder app surfaces, it works! [APK]

    Samsung introduced the Secure Folder feature with the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 last year. It's a protected folder in which users can store files, media, documents, contacts and other personal content completely separate from all of the other content on their device. The Secure Folder does not open until the user authenticates their identity using […]

    • By Adnan Farooqui
    • 7 years ago
    PSA: The Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) ship with Secure Folder on board

    PSA: The Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) ship with Secure Folder on board

    Samsung's latest smartphones — the Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) — all ship with Secure Folder on board. For those unaware, the feature, which debuted on the Galaxy Note 7, allows users to hide personal files, including documents, images and videos, behind an encrypted firewall to prevent prying eyes from […]

    • By Josh L.
    • 7 years ago
    Samsung considers offering Secure Folder as a downloadable feature on the Galaxy S7 with Android 7.0 update

    Samsung considers offering Secure Folder as a downloadable feature on the Galaxy S7 with Android 7.0 update

    One of the most interesting features of the Galaxy Note 7 was Secure Folder, a place where users could hide all their personal files including images, videos, PDFs, and documents among other things. Authenticated users could access information stored in the Secure Folder through fingerprint or iris on the Galaxy Note 7. Now, Samsung is considering […]

    • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
    • 7 years ago
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