Need a little bit more privacy? No problem. In this tutorial I will show you how to hide pics on an Android phone so that no one but you can see them.
Do you have some photos which you don't want anyone to see?
What if you only want to hide certain photos on your Android device?
If you answered YES to any of these photos, then you certainly need to read this tutorial.
I will give you the essential tips on how to hide photos from Android gallery, how to hide only certain photos and how to do it with and without an external app. Let's begin.
Probably the easiest and the quickest way to hide photos from Android gallery is to use one of external apps designed especially for that.
There are really lots of such apps and I can recommend you the following:
If you are more into Amazon and want apps from the Amazon Appstore for Android, then you can use the following alternatives:
Below you can see the screenshots from Gallery Vault - Hide Pictures. This app has really a lot of functions and features. To name just a few:
Once you open the app you will be asked to create the PIN code you will use for unlocking the app and accessing the hidden photos or videos.
To hide photos on your Android phone, you simply have to open the app, tap on the plus button and select the photos/videos to be hidden. Once you do that they will indeed disappear from Android gallery.
Here is the quick movie where I am showing you how to hide photos and videos on your Android device with the use of Gallery Vault:
You don't necessarily need an external app to hide certain photos from Android gallery. You may as well use a built-in Android feature.
Here is what you need to do:
This is the method I have come up with to be able to hide only certain photos on my Android phone and to make the default gallery app have only the "official" photos.
I didn't want to install an external app at that time and I was looking for the quickest and the easiest way. Here is what you need to do:
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