Tag Archive: Folder

Create an app folder in Android [How-To]

If you’re like me, you love trying out new apps. I have a passion for photography, so I’m always on the lookout for new camera or photo editing apps. That’s why I tend to install a lot of apps on my device, which in turn means I run out of space on my home screen […]

How to set up the Secure Folder on the Samsung DeX

You don’t even have to set it up through DeX if you don’t want to.

Having people snoop around your stuff when you’re not at your desk is seriously infuriating. Unfortunately, your best bet against this kind of personal violation is to take advantage of some of the available measures you can set up beforehand.

If you’ve got a Samsung DeX in your possession for dressing your regular smartphone as a desktop compute, you can set up  [Read More…]

How to set up Samsung’s Secure Folder on the Galaxy S8

Secure Folder makes it easy to keep your stuff where only you can get to it.

Secure Folder is a component of Samsung Knox that gives you a “compartment” to hold apps and files that is separate from the rest of the phone. You don’t need to create a new user or go through any hoops to get it up and running, and once you’re all set up you can not only keep private files private but  [Read More…]

How to remove an app drawer folder on the LG G6

Sometimes the simplest tasks require quite a bit of digging.

If you haven’t yet turned back on the app drawer on your LG G6, the process of doing so is quite easy. But once you get it up and running, you may notice the annoying “feature” of the app drawer that lets you have folders inside of it alongside all of the other apps — in order to simplify things, you’ll want to kill those folders. Unfortunately,  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Secure Folder creates a private space for your apps and files

Samsung’s Secure Folder is now available for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Samsung has officially released the Secure Folder app for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on the Galaxy Apps store. Secure Folder relies on Samsung’s Knox security platform to set up a secure encrypted zone on your phone. Anything you store in the Secure Folder — apps, files, documents, or images — will be hidden behind an added layer of authentication, which can be accessed by  [Read More…]

How to fix Google Now Launcher on the Galaxy Note 7 after using Secure Folder

Samsung’s Secure Folder gets in the way of Google’s launcher.

Google Now Launcher is one of the most popular third-party launchers out there, but it unfortunately doesn’t always play nicely with the Galaxy Note 7. It turns out that Samsung’s KNOX security platform causes issues with Google Now Launcher when both are in use. That actually shouldn’t be a surprise if you’ve used the Galaxy S7, Note 5 or S6, either — this longstanding issue has  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Folder is Samsung’s latest flip phone running Android

There is still a market for flip phones in South Korea, as evidenced by LG launching the Lollipop-powered Golden yesterday. Samsung is following suit with the launch of the Galaxy Folder, a $ 250 LTE-enabled clamshell phone running Lollipop.

Android M removes the Google Now Launcher folder limit

Up until now, the maximum number of apps you could have in a folder with the Google Now Launcher was 16, 4 rows by 4 columns. But, with Android M came a new version of the Google Now Launcher which has changed things up a little.

Folders now have pages that horizontally scroll from left to right, removing the limit of 16 apps within a folder. In fact, there now doesn’t actually seem to be a limit of the number  [Read More…]

Cyanogen folder locking – how it works and why it is awesome

Perfect for privacy fans or parents who let their kids play with their phones.

Unless you have a native guest mode, every time you hand your phone over to someone else you’re handing over your entire digital existence. Your photo gallery, browser history, chats, and anything not secured by a pin in the app are a tap or two away. Whether you’ve handed your phone off to a child to watch  [Read More…]

Wunderlist receives substantial update with folder support

The Wunderlist team today announced a new update rolling out across multiple platforms. Users on iOS, Android and Windows Phone will be able to fully utilize folders.