Protecting one's data on a smartphone might be one of the most underrated measures considered by users. It might not seem important to many smartphone owners until their phones' memory or microSD card is corrupted.
For Samsung Galaxy Note 8, protecting your data is as easy as ABC. In this tutorial, you will learn how to encrypt the microSD card of your device to secure your files, photos, videos and apps.
Before proceeding with the encryption process, make sure your Galaxy Note 8 has enough battery life to avoid unnecessary interruptions during the process. Also, you have to take note you cannot use the memory card while the encryption process is ongoing.
How to encrypt Galaxy Note 8 microSD card
Here is a step-by-step guide on what you can do to protect the microSD card of your Galaxy Note 8 phone from unfortunate circumstances:
Step 1: Go to the main Settings menu.
Step 2: Look for Lock screen and security.
Step 3: Look for the Encrypt SD Card option and tap on to start the process. Enter your password, PIN or pattern lock to continue.
It may take hours for the entire process to finish, depending on the size of the stored files.