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2 Ways to Hide and Protect Private Photos and Videos on iPhone

How to Hide Photos on iPhone

Today there are now million of user that are using iPhone. And ios is the platform which provides more features than any other operating system. Now in this post i am going to tell you the method to to Hide and Protect Private Photos and Videos on iPhone. We all want privacy in our contents. As there are many media like our personal pictures,videos and recording which we never want to share with any other person.

How to Hide Photos on iPhone

But we do share our phone with our friends,family members and natives for some of reasons. And at that time our privacy gets in danger and we always want something that secure our content and only we can access our content. So in this post i will tell you the method to hide or protect files in your iPhone, with that you can easily hide selective files which you don’t want to share with others.

There are two methods by which you can easily Protect or hide your photos and videos in your iphone, one is by third party app and another by without any app.

1. Protect and Hide Photos Without Using Any Third Party App

Today there are no. of app there available by which you can secure your data with password, but in this method i will tell you a trick by which you can easily hide any photos etc in your iphone.Just follow the below steps.

  1. First of all open the photo library on your iPhone (or iPad) and tap the photo that you want to hide.
  2. Now tap on “Edit” and then tap the “Crop” tool at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Now drag the corners of the cropping box inside such that a very small portion of the image is visible inside it.
  4. Now just save the cropped version and it will replace the original image in your camera roll and no one will see the whole photo.

2. Protect and Hide Photos Using Third Party Apps

Below are the best 5 iphone apps that will make your data private that is you can only access the data with a passcode that you will set.

a. Private Photo Vault

Private Photo Vault is one of the best free applications to protect your personal photos and videos by password/pattern-locking. This feature-rich app allows easy album organization by allowing you to transfer images and videos from iPhone’s photo app to your new protected album. All you need to do is select photos you want to hide and password-protect them on your private album.

b. Gallery Lock Lite

Unlike other apps, Gallery Lock Lite lets you put the app icon in “Stealth Mode,” so it doesn’t appear on your phone. If you opt for this feature, you’ll have to access the app by typing in an asterisk, your password and pressing “Call.” Gallery Lock Lite will also catch a photo of any intruder with your phone’s front-facing camera after three failed password attempts.

c. My Secret Folder

My Secret Folder is a great app that can help you keep your stuffs like photos private by allowing you to add a passcode. The application can be used for saving any information like photos, contacts, notes, videos, clips, songs and even movies. The application also offers additional feature by letting you know if someone tried to access your private photos but ended up entering wrong passcode. The app will also take their photo and save on your phone for you to know about the incident.

d. KeepSafe

This is the one of the best iphone data safety app which provides much provacy to all the user data.It has a nice little private camera feature that lets you take pictures and hide them directly into the app–no need for these pictures to spend any time unprotected.

e. Dropbox

Today almost everone is familiar with this service. Dropbox provides an online storage of data which gets save in your account and you can access that data anywhere at anytime in your device. Also you can sync data of multiple devices.

So above are 2 Ways to Hide and Protect Private Photos and Videos on iPhone. By using these methods you can easily hide your private data to be accessed by the any other person. And also this will safe your data from any other unauthorized access. Don’t forget to share this post and tell us the method except above that you prefer to use to hide iphone data.


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