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How do I lock The Files App with a passcode?

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i dont want anyone to see my private images or videos when i share my quest 3 but the files app has synced all my private data to the  cloud somewhere and all my private videos and images are clearly visible to anyone who puts on the headset. i need to lock The FILES APP and if that is restricted for some crazy reason i need to lock the images and movies folders. also, how do i unsync thousands of images at a time? I DO NOT want them in the cloud.



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Hey there, @PaulJamesNicholson. Thank you for bringing your synced file concerns to our attention. While locking your media files is not a current option within VR, we love to see users sharing their insights on how we can improve for future updates.

With other users like yourself wanting to keep your media safe, we do recommend voicing this concern within our Ideas Forums. Here, our engineers are able to understand what features are needed to allow a better VR experience.

Even with that being said, we want to make sure we're able to have those files unsynced. To do so, we'll want to make sure the Media Syncing has been disabled. This will stop future images or videos from appearing on the headset and mobile. As well, if you wish to disable Cloud Backup, this can be completed within the headset settings under system. Of course, if you have any further concerns, do let us know!

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