If you think your personal files like videos and pictures aren’t safe enough, you easily add them to Samsung Secure Folder. In this post, we’ll show you how to move pictures and videos to Secure Folder on Samsung Galaxy phones.
Your smartphone’s lock screen is a crucial barrier for anybody attempting to use the device, preventing access to your data, social media accounts, banking applications, and other features.
If someone manages to get past your lock screen, whether it be friends or family who have borrowed your phone or someone more nefarious who has managed to figure out how to get past the lock screen, you may want to add a second barrier to entry.
In certain circumstances, a secure folder can shield your most valuable papers or images from prying eyes by opening only after you have entered a PIN number or a recognized fingerprint.
What is a Secure Folder?
The Knox security system protects a secret location on your Samsung phone called Secure Folder. It may be used to securely store critical information, files, and programs, and to safeguard them using a passcode or biometric verification. Even if someone manages to have access to your phone, they will not be able to quickly access the data in the Secure Folder.
There are no other Android devices that support Secure Folder; it is only available on Samsung smartphones. Almost all of Samsung’s most recent mid-range and high-end flagship smartphones have access to the function. In Secure Folder, storage is not constrained. As long as your phone has enough capacity, you can keep as many files as you choose.
The content of your phone’s Secure Folder is hidden from other apps. The material in this folder cannot be accessed by connecting your phone to a computer and then transferring the internal storage files.
How to set up Samsung Secure Folder?
To set up and utilize Samsung Secure Folder, you must first create a Samsung account. If you don’t already have one, you may create one here without cost.
Samsung Secure Folder should come pre-installed on all recent Samsung smartphones. Locate the app in the app drawer, then start it. Sign in using your Samsung account, select your preferred form of authentication (pattern, PIN code, or fingerprint), and you’re ready to go.
- Go to the Settings app.
- Tap Biometrics and security.
- Select Secure Folder.
- Tap Continue. Tap Continue again.
- Creating Secure Folder.
- Choose the type of security you want for the Secure Folder: Pattern, PIN, or Password. Never use the same PIN or password to access your smartphone. Additionally, you may rapidly access the secret folder by using your fingerprint.
- Now, the Secure Folder is set up.
How to Move Pictures and Videos to Samsung Secure Folder
There are 2 ways to add files or move pictures or videos to Samsung Secure Folder.
Here’s how you add photos and videos to the Secure Folder:
Method 1. Add Files to Secure Folder from the Gallery App
1. Open the Gallery app.
2. Find any photo or video that you want to add to the Secure Folder app.
3. Tap the 3 dots menu and select Move to Secure Folder.
4. Confirm the fingerprint or PIN.
5. Your file will be moved to the Secure Folder.
Method 2. Move or Copy Items from Secure Folder Directly
Open the Secure Folder app.
Tap the 3 dots menu and select Add files.
Tap Images, Videos, or My Files.
Select any image or video and then tap Done.
Select either Copy or Move.
That’s it. This is how you can move pictures and videos to Secure Folder on Samsung Galaxy devices.