Tips about Hide Your Photos on Mobile Devices

Do you have any photographs on your iPhone (or iPad) that you wish to hide from family members while they are casually flipping through the photo albums on your iOS device?Yes, we will provide you some valuable tips, tricks and mobile apps for your phone and tablet that will hide your photos from anyone.

You will be surprised to see apps that hide your data like photos and messages for free, yes all this for free. There are also paid apps, but when free apps can do things that are required the most then you don’t need to empty your pockets.

So, gear up for these following apps that will keep you safe and secure from getting embarrassed.

Gallery Lock Lite

Gallery Lock Pro definitely does what it says it does. Users can set up multiple folders full of pictures and videos that don’t show up elsewhere on the phone. In order to gain access to the app, users must punch in a four-digit PIN code. Files can be viewed in gallery, list, or grid views, and sorted by date taken, date locked, file name, size, and filtered by image, video, or both. Multiple files can be selected at once for quickly unhiding, deleting, moving, or sharing. There’s also some light editing thanks to a left/right rotation tool.

For some reason, there’s an MP3 importer to have background music while you flip through your protected images. Why anyone would want this feature is beyond me, but at least there’s a setting to hide the music player controls


The photo-hiding feature of SpyCalc seems to be inspired by a James Bond flick. This amazing gadget lets you hide pictures on your iPhone behind an innocent-looking calculator. The app works exactly like a normal calculator, but doubles as a secret safe, where you can type in a number combination to hide/unhide photos.

The free version is ad-supported, but has all features of the paid version, so there’s no need to buy the app, unless you feel ads are a nuisance. With this app, you can take pictures directly and store them in the calculator app. It also lets you create categories for your hidden photos, ensuring ease in navigation. With an innovative calculator-safe gadget, Spy Calc makes image-hiding fun and exciting.

Private Photo Vault

Private Photo Vault allows you to import photos into albums and hide them behind a PIN lock.Beyond basic password protection, the app has two other bonus features called "break-in report" and "decoy password." If someone tries to enter the app, it will secretly take a photo of the person and log their GPS location so you can see who was trying to access your private photos. You also have the option to set up a decoy password that launches a different set of pictures.

Best Secret Folder 

Protect safely and securely your most private videos/photos with Best Secret Folder. Simply add the video from your library or record directly thru the app. The app is password protected so no one will be able to access your videos/photos! View the videos/photos in an easy to view albums, you can even group your video and later view them in grid view or list view.


Another free application, KeepSafe has an easy-to-use pin lock system that lets you type in a four-digit pin to hide photos on your phone. 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.

Along with pictures, KeepSafe also lets you hide videos as well. All you need to do is open the application, select the items you want to pin-protect, and import them to the application. Make sure you delete the picture from your iPhone’s photo app after importing it to the application. You can also create albums inside the app and transfer pictures directly to them.

KeepSafe is a nifty little app that gives you total control over your media. It has only one protection system, but is effective enough to hide private pictures.


In addition to password-protected galleries, Vaulty allows you to edit your photos, sort and filter your files, and create multiple vaults with different passwords. Not only does it hide photos, but also videos. Like similar apps, Vaulty includes a "mugshot" feature, with which it snaps a photo of anyone who enters the incorrect password.

If you have a subscription with Vaulty and lose your phone, you can easily restore your vault and recover your hidden photos. Users with subscriptions automatically have their hidden photos and videos backed up online.Vaulty is available for Android devices.

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