December 29, 2015 at 6:41 am #6624SeadartParticipant
I cannot get the protected feature to work. From the app and the description on the website it is not clear what should happen /be done.
I set a password in settings on the protected location and I that seems to work. It warned me that there was a .nomedia file present which I should delete using a file manager, which I did (It was just above the protected folder in Fstopmediagallery). I then tried to find a way within Fstop to move a file to the protected folder. Eventually I used a file manager and put the file there. The file did not show up when I selected ‘protected’ and gave the password – the display was empty!
I made Fstopmediagallery one of the accessible folders and the protected file appeared in the normal list of folders with my file showing – unprotected!
How is one supposed to get a file into the protected folder and then be able to view it in Fstop only when you enter the password.
This device is a Samsung SM-P600 running Android 5.1.1 rooted. (10.1 tablet 2014)
- This topic was modified 5 years, 10 months ago by Seadart. Reason: I have just done the same on a Note 4 stock running 5.1.1 with the same result; either nothing seen or no protection!
December 29, 2015 at 8:15 am #6626SeadartParticipant
Found the answer! You HAVE to put a sub-folder in the protected folder before it will work! All now works.
January 15, 2016 at 12:05 am #6642Jason SeelyeKeymaster
To protect an image, start selection mode by long pressing a thumbnail, select the images you want to protect and select “Protect media” from the menu. I don’t understand the subfolder in the protected folder answer. Is this working for you?
April 27, 2016 at 12:57 pm #6785elpepefontanaParticipant
I have a lot of protected images.
I want to know if there isa way i can Edit the pic while is Protected.
Thanks a lot.
December 11, 2017 at 11:06 pm #7173Jason SeelyeKeymaster
Please open Settings->Main
Then click on Password under “protected folders”. You should get “Input old password” box. Now tap on “OK” 10 times. Your password should be reset now, and when you enter “protected folders” you will be able to set your password.
May 21, 2020 at 9:56 pm #7859nimareqParticipant
It would be great if we could move whole folders inside fstop protected directory and it would automatically detect the files and rename import them (rename to .ipi). This way, I must upload a folder to my phone, then open the folder and protect all images by selecting them. I then need to remove the empty folder.
July 18, 2021 at 1:50 am #8144gorannagyModerator
Currently F-Stop can not move folders. You can, however, select all images in a folder and then protect all images in the folder a once. But you have to do this for each folder separately.
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