This post will walk you through deleting the Samsung Secure Folder application from the Galaxy Z Flip system settings. Here’s a quick guide to uninstall the secure folder on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4.
Estimate Cost : 0
Time Needed : 3 minutes
If you’re trying to delete the Secure Folder on your Samsung Galaxy Flip smartphone for whatever reasons, then all you have to do is access and trigger the uninstall command from the Secure Folder settings menu.
Outlined below are the steps depicting the actual process of deleting or uninstalling the secure folder on the Flip 4 device. Feel free to refer to this guide when needed.
- First, navigate to the Home or Apps screen then find the Settings app icon, represented by a gear-shaped image.
Once you find the Settings icon, tap on it to launch the app.
- In the main settings menu, scroll to find then tap Biometrics and security.
Another menu opens with all inbuilt security options including biometrics feature. If prompted, enter your unlock PIN, pattern or password to proceed.
- To continue, find then tap Secure Folder.
Before you can access the secure folder settings, you will be asked to enter the correct PIN, pattern or password for the secure folder. Just enter the required credentials to proceed.
- In the Secure Folder menu, tap More settings.
Doing so opens another menu with additional options that you can use to manage the folder.
- Scroll down to the bottom section then tap Uninstall.
A pop-up warning will load up next. It’s basically telling you what to do before and while uninstalling the Secure Folder on your phone.
- Read and review the details then tap Uninstall to confirm.
You may opt to move media files out of your Secure Folder before uninstalling it. Just tap to mark the check box before the option that says so in the warning prompt.
- Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4
When to Uninstall Secure Folder?
Placing your important files inside the Secure Folder is highly recommended to ensure that they’re protected. In fact, it is deemed as the safest place to place sensitive files and documents because it is protected by the defense-grade Samsung Knox security platform that encrypts all your saved data.
However, there are just certain instances when things don’t work as intended and thus for some reason, the Secure Folder doesn’t work as intended. If performing basic tweaks won’t work, then deleting and resetting the Secure Folder can be considered as the last resort.
Thus, Samsung made the uninstall and reset commands available from the Secure Folder settings menu. If necessary, then you can just move your files out of the Secure Folder before uninstalling it.
You can always set up the Secure Folder app whenever you find the need to use it again on your device.
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And that’s how to uninstall the Samsung Secure Folder on the Galaxy Z Flip4 smartphone.