Separate and secure confidential data

  • Create a secure space on your device to encrypt and store your private data and apps.
  • Private data can easily be moved to Secure Folder by selecting ‘Move to Secure Folder’ from some commonly used native apps.

Easy to set up

  • Follow step-by-step screens guiding users to setup quickly and easily
  • Cloud-based backup and restore provides users with an easy migration option when switching devices

Clone your favorite apps

  • Make copies of your favorite apps and easily access them via alternate profiles.
  • Manage content for each profile independently and effectively.

Secured with Knox

  • Secure Folder leverages the defense-grade Samsung Knox security platform.
  • Users must use an authenticated method such as PIN, pattern, passcode or biometric verification such as fingerprint authentication to access and manage Secure Folder.


Supported devices and models

Secure Folder comes preloaded on the Galaxy S8 and S8+, and is available as a download for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones supporting Android OS 7.0 or later. Samsung plans to extend support to additional devices shortly.

Get Started


On the Galaxy S8 and S8+, access Secure Folder from the Apps screen or the Samsung Folder.

On older devices, download Secure Folder from Galaxy Apps or Google Play on your mobile device.

Carrier restrictions may apply.

Visit Secure Folder support for additional resources.