A simple way to Hide Your Personal Photos & Videos in Android

Hiding personal photo & videos are very common things and most of the people hide personal and embarrassing Photos or Videos in their smartphone. You can notice a very funny thing - children hide photo or videos from their parents and friends, parents hide from their children, family member hide from other family members, friend hide from other friends because they don’t want to share that photos or videos with anyone.

But if you are using Android phone then it is a little difficult task to hide all your secret/personal images and videos from your family members or close friends, who generally use your Android phone to play games, browse internet, download application etc. So, if you wish to protect all your personal images and videos then below mentioned guide will help you a lot.

If you are regular reader of this Blog (HowToUncle) then you will have seen that already I have shared a post on this topic and today again going to shared a another simple way to hide your personal photos & videos on android phone. And if due to any reason you have missed that post then no need to be worry read now:
Today in this guide I am going to show you how you can very brilliantly and easily hide all your private photos & videos on your android phone just by setting up a pin lock process. By the help of this Pin lock no one will be able to see your personal photos & videos in your Android phone.

Gallery Plus - Hide Pictures

To perform this action a complete free android app is available named “Gallery Plus – Hide Pictures”. You can easily download this app from Google Play Store. Gallery Plus app helps you to easily lock all your private and Embarrassing Photos & video in your Android phone stock gallery.

Hide your Gallery Images and Videos with Gallery Plus app
  • At first you have to install Gallery Plus app on your Android phone.
  • After completing the installing process, run the application on your Android smartphone.
  • On the first screen you will be asked to enter a pattern password and after that a secret question, so just enter these both things.
pattern password and secret password
Set pattern and secret password
Once the process of password protection is enabled on your Android phone, it means now you can hide all your photos & video according to your wish using Gallery Plus app. To hide follow below mentioned steps:
  • Go to the gallery on your smartphone and just choose the photos and videos which you wish to lock or you may also hold down on an entire folder to make easy and then press the eye icon in order to send it to the Hidden Gallery.
Select photos and videos to hide
Select photos and videos to hide

(To hide the icon of Gallery Plus app from your Android app drawer, you will have to do few simple settings.)
  • Firstly, go to the settings screen of the app and just tap on the option of Security.
  • From here turn ON the Hide icon app.
turn ON
Turn ON Hide icon app

  • Congratulation! You have done.
One thing here you have to keep in mind that once it’s ON, the Application will be non-visible on your Android App drawer. So If you wish to open the application again on your android phone then you will have to call on *#*#123*#*# which will take you straightly to the app.

 call on *#*#123*#*#
 call on *#*#123*#*# to open app
Extra information:
Updated on: October 20, 2013
 App Size: 2.0M
Requires Android: 2.2 and up
Get from here: Download Gallery Plus app

Thus you can think about the simple use of Gallery Plus app to hide your private photos & videos from your Android phone in single click with patterns lock. If you wish to know more Tips and Tricks, Tips for Android and latest updates then click here.

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