How to hide apps, videos or photos on Android without rooting

Privacy matters

With days roll and technology evolves WhatsApp as well changed a lot with better and better features. Privacy becomes least bothered when we have millions of cameras and number of satellites watching us all the time. How how safe is your personal data in your mobile device? We never know when it can be hacked. Here let us see how to hide your apps, videos and photos in your android devices without rooting your device. Here we are adding one level of encryption to our data and hides them from any third persons who are using our device.

For your information, of you want to hide only your whatsapp media, you can check our simple guide here.

How to hide

In Android we have many apps for this purpose. We can lock our apps too, but that doesn’t hide them from other users. Also the third-party the app locker app itself will be available on the app list which is vulnerable again. Free App hider app have annoying ads and also we cannot organize our media in them. So we come across one of the optimal solution for this.

Hide it Pro

In our reasearch, Hide it Pro is one of the meets our demands which is absolutely free.

Why Hide it?

Why we recommend hide it over other apps is because

  • Free version doesn’t have annoying ads and free version itself is more than enough for us
  • You can also dusguise as Calculator instead of audio manager
  • The app is very simple and third person finds it an audio adjuster app
  • You can hide Apps, videos, photos directly from your gallery or file manager instead of opening the app and search for media and add .
  • To add from the gallery, tap on the media or select multiple media and share it to “Hide it” . That is it.
  • One another big feature is you’ll not see this app in your recent Apps screen. How cool is that.
  • You can use number or password or finger print as the passcode
  • You can organize the photos or videos inside the app which is one another cooler feature
  • If you do want to hide instead lock the apps, you can still use this app.
  • You’ll have a private secured browser as well which will not track any of your activities.

About the app

  • The app is cleverly disguised as “Audio Manager” in the App Drawer.
  • Disguises itself as an Audio Manager app which can be used to turn the volumes up and down. but if you Long press on the Audio Manager title the actual Hide It Pro app will launch, which is basically your SECRET VAULT of hidden photos, videos, messages, apps etc.
    You can Hide photos, videos, or any other files in your Private Vault


1.) App disguised behind a fully functional Audio Manager (Other disguises like Calculator etc. are available)
2.) Categorize media into hidden folders of your choice
3.) Free Cloud backup of your files
4.) App Disappears from recent apps list, can’t be tracked
5.) Gallery with integrated Slideshow and sharing to WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook etc.
6.) Integrated Video player with support for VLC player, MPlayerX etc.
7.) Multiple lock screen options – Pin, Password, Pattern
8.) Fingerprint unlock
9.) Escape pin/password for times when you get caught
10.) Built in encryption tool to secure your most important files
11.) Other Features like Secret Chatting, Private Messaging / Calls, Private Browsing, Locking Apps.
12.) Hide app icon from the app drawer of phone

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