How to Create Your Own Secure Folder on Samsung Galaxy Devices

By | November 14, 2022

Do you want to create your own Secure Folder on a Samsung Galaxy device and start saving your personal data? In this article, I will show you exactly how to create your own Secure Folder. Read to the very end for detailed information.

Secure Folder has the highest level of security. Data stored in the Secure Folder are protected by Samsung Knox, to ensure that all your information is kept safe from malicious attacks.

You can also protect Secure Folders with a passcode or biometric lock in order to make sure your data stays as secure as possible.

If you want to create your own Secure Folder you must first sign in to your Samsung account (learn more about how to create a Samsung Account), set a lock type, and follow the details provided below.

How to Create a Samsung Account

Here are the steps to creating a Samsung account from Samsung mobile:

  • Run “Settings” from your app’s screen and select the “Accounts and backup” option.
  • Now click on “Manage accounts”.
  • At the Manage Account screen, click on the “Add account” option.
  • Choose the option that you want, and accept the Terms and Conditions Agreement by checking the consent icon.
  • Enter your personal information and click on the “Create account” button.
  • You will have to set up the Two-step verification, so you must register your phone number. When you enter it, tap the “Ok” button.
  • The last step is validating your email. Click on the “Go to inbox” option and validate it.

That is how easy to create a Samsung Account from a Samsung mobile. If you followed the steps, you should have a new Samsung account created. Congrats!

How to Create Your Own Secure Folder

Below are the steps to create your own Secure Folder:

  1. Go to Settings and tap on “Biometrics and security”.
  2. Tap “Secure Folder”.
  3. Tap “Continue” and sign into your Samsung Account or create one.
  4. Read all the permissions that Secure Folder requires. If you agree, tap “Continue“.
  5. Choose the lock type that you want to use and tap on it. You can select between “Pattern”, “PIN” or “Password”. You can also activate the “Fingerprints” option.
  6. Set the pattern and tap “Continue”. Do this process twice.
  7. You can also set a new lock type by turning on the “Reset with Samsung account” toggle button.
  8. A shortcut to “Secure Folder” will be added to your Apps screen.

That is it! You are finally done creating your own Secure Folder. Now enjoy using the Secure Folder by adding your files of all kinds, here is how to add files to Secure Folder.

In conclusion, these are the steps to create your own Secure Folder on Galaxy devices. You may want to read about how to add Files to Secure Folder on Samsung Galaxy devices.

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