How to open & use Lockbox in OnePlus smartphones

If you want to hide videos, images or audios on Oneplus devices such as Oneplus 5, 5T, 6, 6T, 7, 7T and upcoming then use LockBox password secure folder.

What is LockBox in OnePlus?

LockBox is a feature of Oneplus Oxygen OS available in the File Manager that comes with password protection. We can move our files those we don’t want to show anybody in that. Thus, this means no need of any third party folder or file Locker app needed in Oneplus, everything is there you just need to know the way to activate and use it.

How to Enable and use LockBox of Oneplus?

  1. Open OnePlus 5,6 or 7 File Manager.
  2. Tap on Categories tab given on the top.
  3. Scroll down and Select LockBox.
  4. It will ask you to set a pin.
  5. Type a pin that you want to use with LockBox, so that only you can access it or the one who knows the created pin.
  6. Now to add any file in the LockBox of Oneplus to hide from others, simply go to that file tap and hold it.
  7. Then tap on the three dots given on the right top side on the screen.
  8. Now, Select “Move to Lockbox” option to send the file to LockBox in order to hide it from the world. In this way, we can move all files to a password secure folder.
  9. In future, if you want to move back the hidden file to unhide it, then unlock Lockbox, select the file, tap on the three dots given on the top right side and select Move out option.
  10. After this select the folder where you want to save that file and tap on Move option again given on the top right side.

To get a clear idea see the screenshots given below:

Enable LockBox in Oneplus 5,6,7

Enable LockBox in Oneplus 5,6,7

Hide files using Lockbox

Hide files using Lockbox

In case you want to unhide files present in the lockbox for permanently, then simply open it, tap and hold the files then on three dots given on the top right side to select move out.

Unhide files

Unhide files

Choose the folder where you want to move the files and then tap on the “Move“.

Move files out from Lockbox

Move files out from Lockbox

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