Notes and memos are absolute essentials and you have to keep them safe and lock from the prying eyes on your computer or mobile phone. Many people save and create notes all the important data like Passwords, Bank account information, or any other private and personal data. So, in this guide, you will learn how to lock notes in Samsung Notes.
Samsung Notes is the default note-taking app on every Samsung Galaxy devices that are running Android Nougat 7.0 or later. With Samsung Notes, you can create notes containing texts, images with footnotes, voice recordings, and music.
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What is the Samsung Notes?
Samsung Notes is an easy application for making and editing notes. It is very flexible and well built and has many favorable features. It is possible to type in handwriting, email, etc. The formatting options are different, such as alignment, bold, italics and underline, font size, bullet, numbers, etc. If you like, you can also paintbrush.
Samsung Notes is pre-installed on Galaxy devices, if not you can download it from Google Play Store or Galaxy Store.
In a recent update, Samsung Notes, Adds a few enhancements, such as undo and redo buttons in Text mode, the ability to organize your notes using hashtags, and ‘Intelligent search.’ But as of now, this feature is available on the Galaxy S20 series and gradually will come to other Galaxy devices that are running Android 7 and up.
How to Lock Notes In Samsung Notes
So, if your created notes in Samsung Notes are important, and luckily, you can lock them within the Samsung Note app without using any third-party apps. However, if you don’t see the lock feature on your Samsung Galaxy device then you have to update it to the latest version.
Without further ado, let’s dive in:
Step 1. Open the Samsung Notes.
Step 2. Tap the hamburger menu (≡) at the top left-hand side and select the gear or Settings icon.
Step 3. Tap Lock notes to add a password, fingerprints, or Iris.
Step 4. Tap Create password.
Step 5. Enter any password and check or tick the circle if you want to use a fingerprint as well and tap Continue.
Step 6. Enter your password again to confirm and select OK and your password will be created.
Step 7. Now, open any note and then tap the three dots menu at the top right-hand corner and select Lock.
Step 8. Now, your note is locked within the Samsung Notes. Your locked note will show the title, but not the content of the note. It will require a password or other verification to open the note.
How to Unlock Notes in Samsung Note
Here’s how to unlock back your notes in Samsung Note:
Step 1. Open the Samsung Note app.
Step 2. Tap and hold on the locked note and select Unlock from the bottom of the screen.
Step 3. Use your password or fingerprint to unlock the note.
That is it. This is how you can lock and unlock notes in the Samsung Note app without using any third-party locking apps. If you can’t find the locking feature in Samsung Note then you must update it to the latest version. Notes are normally important and private and that’s why you have to keep them safe and lock from the intruders and prying eyes.