Most of the smartphones trending in the markets now have some of the coolest features known to technology, but Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9 happens to carry a great feature called the private mode/secure folder. When you do not nosy people viewing your videos, photos, and files, this feature will give you excellent service in that sector.
No need to download third-party apps to keep people away from your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 or Note 9 because, with the private mode, the intruder trying to access your privacy will have to know the unlocking pattern or the password. Here is a guide on how you can set up the private mode on Note 8 and Note 9.
How to add and remove files from Private Mode on Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9
Photos and videos are some of the various types of media the Private Mode support and here is an easy way to add these supported files,
- Go to private mode and ensure it’s turned on.
- Choose the file, photo or video you want to hide and make it viewable in private mode.
- Once you select the item you want, to your right there is an overflow menu button, click on it and select move to private.
How to enable Private Mode on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9
- Place two fingers at the top part of the screen and swipe down to reveal a list of options.
- On the list, select Private Mode.
- You will be guided on how to set up a password or a lock pattern the first time you enter private mode. Enter the pin code you will always use to access the items you have hidden with the Private Mode feature.
How to disable Private Mode on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 9
- Swipe down on your screen to open a list of options and go to Private Mode.
- Once you click on it, your phone will be back to normal. Much like turning your Bluetooth on and off.
The above simple instructions will help you with setting up Private mode on Samsung Galaxy Note 9/Note 8 and allow you add photos to a private album only accessible or viewable to you.