Hiding files and folders on your Android phone is a very easy with best Android apps to hide files and folders on Android, but this is not same with iPhone. In today’s article, I will be showing you how to hide files and folders on iPhone.
Privacy on your device has become an important issue and with the news of recent leaks, you need to be more careful about your privacy. Hence, it is always advised to take all the security measures necessary to keep your personal and confidential files secure.
At times you may need to provide your iPhone to your friends or someone in family (obviously by unlocking it), but if you want to hide any files from the user then here is how you can hide files and folders on iPhone.
Hide Photos and Files on iPhone with iVault
For this, you need to download an app called iVault. This app is free to download, but is an ad supported version. You can also buy the premium version of iVault for $2.99 and get rid of ads.
Step 1: Download and install iVault to your iPhone.
Step 2: After installing it, launch the app and provide new password for the app.
Step 3: Create a new folder in iVault and assign a name to it.
Step 4: Now tap on + button on the right corner to add files and photos to it (the files you wish to add).
Step 5: That’s it. You have successfully hided all your selected photo and files.
Now, if you are sure that you have successfully created vault of your files and folders then you are done! Now you can be sure that unauthorised users will not access your photos and files without your permission.
iVault also has a feature which allows you import photos from your PC. Connect your iPhone and Computer to the same network. Now click on + button and then select From Computer. Now you will see an address like http:// 126.96.36.199:8800. Open browser on your PC and enter that address you see in your device. Now select files you want to import from PC by taping on Upload.
Now if you don’t want to keep any of the file or picture hidden in iVault then just open that file and click on share. From there you can decide where your file should be sent, it could be Facebook, computer, by email or your photo library.