How To Encrypt - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

How To Use Encryption - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3
How To Use Encryption - Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Learn how to use encrypt on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. To require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your tablet each time you power it on or encrypt the data on your SD card each time it is connected:

  • Touch Settings > Security.
  • Touch Encrypt device. For more information, read the displayed help screen.
  • Touch Encrypt external SD card to enable the encryption on SD card data that requires a password be entered each time the microSD card is connected.

Note: Make sure your battery is charged more than 80 percent.

  • Encryption takes an hour or more.


This guide will work on all Samsung Galaxy Tabs; including Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1.

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