How to Hide Photos and Videos on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus models, including to 5G variants, as well, came out in August with impressive cameras and lots of new features. As you’ll see below, the camera setups on Note 10 devices will allow you to take some stunning pics and videos. However, privacy is always a concern for many smartphone users. Accordingly, in this article, we’ll show you how to hide photos and videos on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus so that you can keep your files away from peeking eyes.

Before moving on to the topic of this short tutorial, you may like reading more about Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus and what they provide.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus Technical Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

  • Display – AMOLED, 6.3 inches, 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio, with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and HDR10+
  • CPU – Octa-Core Exynos 9825 (EMEA/LATAM) or Octa-Core Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (USA/China)
  • GPU – Mali-G76 MP12 (EMEA/LATAM) or Adreno 640 (USA/China)
  • 8 GB RAM and 256 GB Internal Storage
  • Main Cameras – three-camera setup:
    • 12 MP wide
    • 12 MP telephoto
    • 16 MP ultrawide
  • Selfie Camera – 10 MP wide
  • Battery – Li-Ion 3500-mAh
  • OS – Android 9 Pie with OneUI

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus

  • Display – AMOLED, 6.8 inches, 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio, with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 and HDR10+
  • CPU – Octa-Core Exynos 9825 (EMEA/LATAM) or Octa-Core Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (USA/China)
  • GPU – Mali-G76 MP12 (EMEA/LATAM) or Adreno 640 (USA/China)
  • 12GB RAM and 256 GB Internal Storage / 12GB RAM and 512 GB Internal Storage
  • Main Cameras – quad-camera setup:
    • 12 MP wide
    • 12 MP telephoto
    • 16 MP ultrawide
    • TOF 3D VGA camera
  • Selfie Camera – 10 MP wide
  • Battery – Li-Ion 4300-mAh
  • OS – Android 9 Pie with OneUI

How to Hide Photos and Videos on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus

Secure Folder on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus is an improved version of Secure Folder on older Samsung devices. You can move images, vids, and other documents, as well, into Secure Folder and hide it from other potential users of your smartphone. If you set it up correctly, you’ll be the only one who can access the folder.

Here’s how to sign up to Secure Folder:

  • Go to Settings -> Biometrics And Security
  • Tap on Secure Folder option
  • Sign in to your Samsung Account when prompted

Next, you’ll have to set up the Secure Folder feature access. Once you’re there, your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 device will present a menu from where you’re asked to choose a PIN, Pattern, Fingerprint, or Face recognition to access the Secure Folder. You can use the lock screen method that you’ve already established for unlocking your phone. Here are some of our tutorials on those features:

Now, you’ll have to move photos and videos that you want to hide to the Secure Folder on your Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus:

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  • Tap on Secure Folder icon found in the apps menu on your device
  • Once inside the Folder, tap on Add Files
  • Select the Photos icon in the list that opens up to add images (you can also select Videos icon)
  • Now, you can move photos and videos into the Secure Folder

Next, if you want to be sure that no one will see the Secure Folder on your device, you will have to hide it. Here’s how to do that:

  • Go to Settings -> Biometrics And Security
  • Tap on Secure Folder option
  • You will spot that the Show Secure Folder is switched to on
  • Tap on it, and your device will ask if you’d like to hide it – Tap on the Hide selection

And that’s it! That’s everything you need to know about how to hide photos and videos on Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus. This way, you’ll keep your personal files protected against prying eyes.

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