Our smartphones contain so much of our personal information that we don’t want to publicize. Anyone who has control over their phone obviously controls all their data and if you are among the ones who don’t wish it to be like that then don’t worry, here I am to explain to you how to hide your various files and stay tension free even if you give your smartphone to someone. There are a variety of options to hide files on your device and let us go through a few of them.
Apps To Hide Files On Android
File Hide Expert:
Most of the android devices don’t have the ability to hide files by default, but thanks to these wonderful applications and there are a number of such applications available in the Google Play store. You just need to download the File Hide Expert application from the Play Store and open the application, this app works like a basic file management application and you can just add files here by clicking on the folder icon on the top right corner of the app startup screen. Then add as many files as you like and also add files of any type and after you are done with adding files and folders, then head to the previous screen and click on Hide All option which will make them invisible in any other file managers and galleries. You can make them visible again by just clicking the restore all button or you can even bring a particular file or folder visible by just clicking the x icon parallel to the particular file or folder.
And the most important thing that you shouldn’t forget to do is enabling a password for this app. Just open the app and click on the menu, then click on settings, now check the enable password option and then enter the password.
If you are searching for the most efficient photo hiding app, then this is the right one you are searching for. Along with hiding your photos, it can also help you in saving your sensitive data like passwords and id cards. You can simply download the app from the Playstore and set up is pretty easy.
Just open the application and it will take you through the PIN setup process, set up the PIN, after that you can just click on the add picture option on the bottom right corner of the app screen. You can also add pictures to this by just sharing the pictures you would like to hide and then selecting the KeepSafe option from the share menu.
Hide files without any third party apps:
There is actually a simple trick using which you can easily hide any type of files that you wish to without having to download any third party applications. All you need to do is just add a “.” At the beginning of the file name that you wish to hide, you can edit the file name in your file manager. This simple trick will prevent the files, pictures and audios, videos from showing up in their respective players.