How to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung phone

This tutorial will show you step by step how to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung phone.

This tutorial works for all Samsung phones with Android 7, 8, 9, and 10.

On this page, you will find two methods for uninstalling Secure Folder.

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 phone (method 1)

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.

How to uninstall “Secure Folder” on a Samsung phone (method 2)

1. Open your phone's settings.

Samsung phone settings

2. Tap on Biometrics and security.

Open Biometrics and security on a Samsung phone

3. Tap on Secure Folder.

Open Secure Folder settings on a Samsung phone

4. You may need to use your fingerprint or pin to continue.

5. Tap on More settings.

Open more Secure Folder settings in a Samsung phone

6. Tap on Uninstall.

Uninstall Secure Folder on a Samsung phone

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

8. 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 phone

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

SamsungKnox.com: Secure Folder

Samsung.com: What is Secure Folder?

Google Play: Secure Folder