Showing your some personal photos from gallery would not be good for some reasons. The one big reason is that sharing your smartphone with your friends,mates etc. So here privacy is major concern. Because you don’t want to show your personal or any other photos to anyone while using your smartphone. Fortunately there’s a method to hide your photos from photo gallery and google photos.
There is a simple rename trick which will hide your photos from gallery and google photos. See the steps below.
Steps To Hide Photos From Android Photo Gallery & Google Photos
Step 1. First of all download and install Solid File Manager From google play store or click the link below.[appbox googleplay id=pl.solidexplorer2]
Step 2. Open the File Manager on your device and create a new folder and rename it whatever you like. For the instance we are naming it Hidden so that it could be easily determined.
Step 3. Open the folder you have just created and click on (+) icon or button and create a file name up the new file name as ” .nomedia“. This file is to reflect the gallery app from not scanning any of the photos or the media inside it.
Step 4. The file will be disappeared but this isn’t any issue. Now just place up the files and photos inside the newly created folder that you selected for hiding the images. With this method you wont able to see these images in Google Photos too.
That’s it. Your photos will be hide in gallery as well as in google photos.
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