Time to provide encryption to your files and folders in your Android storage. In Android, there are many personal data that can be accessed by any unauthorized person. This is just because your Android data is openly saved in your file explorer that is not encrypted or protected by encryption method and with that, any person can access your files.
How To Password Protect Files Folder In Android
Here we will be discussing a cool Android app that will allow you to password protect files on your Android. And all you need is a password to open that file in your device. So follow the steps below to proceed.
Steps To Secure Your Files With Password In Android:
Step 1. First of all in your Android device, download and install the cool app File Locker.
Step 2. Now after installing, launch it in your Android and you will see all the files and folders of Android storage there.
Step 3. Now browse to the files that you want to lock with this tool.
Step 4. Tap on the file and select the option Lock there. Now you need to enter the password there for the file that you are going to secure with that tool, re-enter the password in the another field and click on lock option.
That’s it! you are done, now the selected file will get secured with password protection and will always need a password to open that file in your Android.
# Using Folder Lock To Lock Folders
Folder Lock lets you password-protect your personal files, photos, videos, documents, contacts, wallet cards, notes and audio recordings in Android Phones. The app comes with a clean and pleasant interface. You can also transfer files from Gallery, PC/Mac, Camera and Internet browser.
Features Of Folder Lock:
- Protect private photos
- Hide sensitive videos and pictures
- Password-protect secret audio
- Lock down important documents
- Write secure notes
- Record voice recordings and memos secretly
How To Use Folder Lock?
Step 1. First of all, download and install the app Folder lock on your Android Smartphone and run it. You need to set a password first.
Step 2. Now you will see many options, select the option you want. If you want to hide photos then select the photo and add it to Folder lock and hide it. Same thing applies to other files and folders too.
Step 3. If you want to unhide the photos or files then simply select the file and choose “Unhide”
That’s it! You can now easily hide your files and other folders using this app.
Today we are going to share another trick that will let you hide your files and folders in Android. We are going to use “Smart Hide Calculator” which is a fully functional calculator app but with a little twist. This app is actually a vault where you can store pictures, videos, and documents.
Step 1. First of all, you need to download and install the app Smart Hide Calculator on your Android smartphone.
Step 2. One downloaded, launch the app and there you need to set the password which you will use to unlock your hidden files.
Step 3. Now you need to retype your password again. Now you will see a fully functional calculator on your screen.
Step 4. If you need to enter the vault simply type your password and then tap on ‘=’ button to access the vault.
Step 5. Now once you entered the vault, you will see options like ‘Hide Files’, ‘Unhide Files’, ‘Freeze Apps’ etc.
Step 6. Now simply choose the files that you want to hide.
That’s it! you are done. If you want to unhide any files then simply go to the vault option and then select the option ‘Unhide Files’ and from there you can unhide files.