How to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung Galaxy

This tutorial will show you step by step how to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung Galaxy (Android 7, 8 and 9).

This tutorial works for all Samsung Galaxy phones that have Android 7 (Nougat), Android 8 (Oreo), and Android 9 (Pie), such as the Samsung Galaxy J2, A3, J3, J4, J4 Plus, Note 5, J5 Pro, A5, J6, J6 Plus, A6, S6, S6 Edge, A7, J7 Pro, S7, S7 Edge, J8, A8 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, Note 8, A9, S9, S9 Plus, S9 Note, and all other types.

Secure Folder creates a private, encrypted space on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone where you can keep your photos, videos, files, apps, and other data you want to keep private.

How to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung Galaxy

1. Open Secure Folder.

Samsung Secure Folder

2. Tap on the ⋮ (3-dots) options button in the top right corner of your phone's screen.

Samsung Secure Folder options button

3. Tap on Settings.

Samsung Secure Folder settings

4. Tap on More settings located at the bottom of the settings screen.

Samsung Secure Folder more settings

5. Tap on Uninstall.

uninstall Secure Folder on a Samsung phone

6. You can select the Move media files out of Secure Folder option if you want.

7. Tap on Uninstall to confirm.

uninstall Secure Folder on a Samsung phone

“Secure Folder” will be uninstalled.


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References:

YouTube: How to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung Galaxy

SamsungKnox.com: Secure Folder

Samsung.com: What is Secure Folder?

Google Play: Secure Folder