How to Hide Private Photos on iPhone and iPad in iOS 13 / iPadOS
We will show you how you can hide private photos and videos on your iPhone and iPad running iOS 13, iPadOS 13, respectively.
Don't Want People Snooping Around Your Private Life? Hide Private Photos on Your iPhone and iPad in a Few Simple Steps
It's a common scenario. You hand your iPhone or iPad to someone to check out a photo or two and they swipe too far without your permission. You can deploy a number of tactics to hide private photos from your iPhone or iPad which you don't want others to see. But, the best tactic is a built-in feature in iOS 13 and iPadOS, something which has been around since the iOS 8 days. Just select the photos and videos you don't want to show up in your main album, and they will be hidden unless you unhide them at some later point. It's a very, very useful thing to know about, especially if you like to keep your private life, private.
Hide Private Photos on iPhone and iPad
Step 1. Launch the Photos app on your iPhone or iPad.
Step 2. Locate the photo or video which you want to hide.
Step 3. Tap on Select at the top right hand corner and then start selecting the media which you want to hide.
Step 4. Now tap on the Share button on the bottom left hand corner.
Step 5. Scroll down and tap on Hide.
Step 6. Confirm that you want to hide the photos and videos you just selected.
Where Are My Hidden Photos on iPhone and iPad?
Step 1. Launch the Photos app.
Step 2. Tap on the Albums tab.
Step 3. Scroll all the way down to the Other Albums section and then tap on Hidden. You will find all your hidden private photos and videos here.
How to Unhide Private Photos and Videos
Step 1. Tap on Select on the top right hand corner in the Hidden album.
Step 2. Select the photos and videos you wish to unhide.
Step 3. Tap on the Share icon on the bottom left hand corner.
Step 4. Now tap on Unhide. Easy.
While some might dismiss this feature, but for a lot of you out there, it is a game-changing thing to know about. We have tons of private photos and videos which are best kept to ourselves and our close loved ones, and no one else should have a look at them. If you are concerned that someone might actually snoop around, then just hide away the stuff in the Photos app that matters to you the most - it's that simple.
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