Turn Phone Storage Encryption On / Off - Samsung Galaxy Note® Edge

Note This device supports full disk encryption of internal storage by protecting content with a password should the device be lost or stolen.

Caution Caution:

  • Device encryption may take an hour or more to complete.
  • Don't interrupt encryption process as doing so causes data to be lost.
  • The device can only be unencrypted by performing a factory data reset.

 

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (located in the lower right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Personal section, tap Security.
  4. From the Encryption section, tap Encrypt phone to enable or disable.
    Note A password must be set up to encrypt phone.
  5. If desired, tap Encrypt external SD card to encrypt the SD card.
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