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How To Hide Photos In Your iPhone Camera Roll

We've all been there: someone asks to see a photo on our iPhone, and as we hand the device over, a moment of panic strikes. "What if they swipe too far and see something they weren't supposed to?"

Luckily, Apple understands that not every picture is meant for every set of eyes. There's a built-in feature on the iPhone to hide specific photos from your main camera roll. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

Open the Photos App

Begin by opening the Photos app on your iPhone. This is where all your photos and videos are stored.

Select the Photos You Want to Hide

Navigate to the album or location of the photos you wish to hide. Tap "Select" in the upper right corner, and then tap on each photo you'd like to hide.

Hide the Photos

Once you've selected all the photos you want to hide, tap the share icon (a square with an upward arrow) at the bottom left. In the action menu that appears, scroll down and tap "Hide." Confirm your action by tapping "Hide [number of] Photos."

Accessing Hidden Photos

Just because they're hidden from your main camera roll doesn't mean they're deleted. To access your hidden photos:

Things to Remember

In Conclusion

While the iPhone's native hide feature provides a basic level of privacy, remember that it's not foolproof. Depending on the level of security you want for your photos, you may need to look into additional methods or apps. Nevertheless, for quick, casual privacy, hiding photos on your iPhone is a useful tool.

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Posted: 2023-08-26
By: dwirch
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