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How to hide photos on iPhone

How to hide photos on iPhone

Do you have a series of private photos on iPhone that you would like to hide from prying eyes, but you don’t know how to do it? Well, you are in the right place. You must know that it is possible hide photos on iPhone without the help of any third party app. Let’s find out together how.

Hiding photos on iPhone is very simple. It only takes a few steps and nosy friends and family will no longer be a problem. Without getting lost in further chat, below we report the whole procedure in detail.

iPhone: how to hide photos

  1. Open the Photos app;
  2. Tap on the album containing the photos to hide (recent, favorite, etc.);
  3. Select the photo or photos (using the “select” icon at the top right) to hide;
  4. Tap the upward scum symbol at the bottom left;
  5. Look for the item “Hide” among the options and tap on it;
  6. Confirm your choice by selecting “Hide” again.
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The photos will automatically disappear from the album and the “recent” section and will be moved to the “Hidden” album. The latter can be reached at the bottom of the “Albums” section, next to the “recently deleted” folder. If you have second thoughts, you can enter the album, select the photos to be brought back to the gallery, follow the aforementioned procedure and tap “Do not hide” to bring everything back to normal.

But if not even this level of “security” for private photos is enough, it is possible in turn hide the “Hidden” folder using the iPhone settings. That’s how:

  1. Open the settings;
  2. Search and select the item “Photo”;
  3. Disable the “Hidden Albums” item.
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The “Hidden” album will disappear from the Photos app. To view its content, it must be enabled by following the procedure described above.

Ph. Credit: Apple.com