Sep 25, 2014

How long does it take to encrypt an Android device?

I decided to up my security game and encrypt my Android phone (Galaxy S4). Everything seems to have gone ok, but the encryption process is taking forever. I’ve been waiting at least 20 minutes, and I’m starting to worry that is has hung up. How long does device encryption take to complete on an Android device?

I have Note 3 SM-N900. OMG ! 5 Hours Complete but still Encryption is Loading....i'm very confuse here whats going on.
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"Depending on PIN or password length, encryption can take up to an hour."

It can take a long time, I would expect to wait 30 minutes for encryption to be completed, perhaps even a little longer. If it is taking over an hour, though, something has probably gone amiss. Just make sure it’s plugged into an AC outlet when you start encryption.  


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