Google Photos Locked Folder is now available on more Android handsets

Google is making it easy to hide your embarrassing photos from friends and family with access to your phone by rolling out the Pixel-specific Google Photos Locked Folders feature to devices. non-Pixel handset.

Google Photos Locked Folder lets you move photos and videos into your Locked Folder where they can only be accessed with your fingerprint or PIN. On Pixels, the Google Camera app has a Locked Folder button to save photos and videos directly to Locked Folder. This media is also not available with other apps on your device and is not backed up to the cloud either.

The feature came to Pixels in June and has now appeared on various handsets but not all handsets from Samsung, Oppo and OnePlus. See if it’s available to you by selecting the Gallery tab in Photos, then the Utilities page.

via XDA-Dev Google Photos Locked Folder is now available on more Android handsets


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