In the digital era of technology, we all have smartphones that we use to record our moments. Some moments are so special that you don’t even want to share with anyone except your family maybe. So, there’s a question which doubts your mind on how to hide the videos which you record with your smartphone.
As most of all you know, we can instantly hide our photos if you use a Xiaomi Smartphone as there is a hidden album mode in the gallery which just unlocks either by your fingerprint or the pin or password you put it in. But there is no option to hide the videos. So, In this article, we are going to tell you the best apps to hide videos & photos on any android smartphone.
Best Apps to Hide Videos & Photos
1. Hide Something
Hide Something is a great app for hiding videos or photos from your phone. It has downloaded over 5 Million times which is just great. The app can hide your file and protect it with a Pin, Password or even your fingerprint.
In the app, you can transfer your photos and videos and also you can access a collection of beautiful themes that support a variety of media file types. Also, this app doesn’t even show in your recently used apps and even it has fake login mode which protects your files further.
Also if you have storage issues, then this app will back up your files to your Google Drive account and you can access your files through it. The app also has a paid version that you can use to extend its functionality even further. Otherwise, you won’t need to spend money on it and you can use it free forever.
Download: Hide Something
2. LockMyPix Photo Vault
Another app with great features to protect your media files. This app’s main highlight is the Military-Grade AES Encryption Standard which locks your files behind a PIN or Pattern. It is one of the safest apps to hide files in this list.
This app also doesn’t let anyone even take screenshots when the app is open which is awesome. It has both paid and free versions. There is only one flaw in this app which is you can’t back up your files to any cloud storage.
You can also hide this app from your app drawer which is another great feature of this app and you can shake your device to lock the vault and you can unlock with your fingerprint too.
Download: LockMyPix Photo Vault
Vault app is another great app that can hide any type of information you don’t want to share with anyone such as SMS, Phone Data, call logs, and even your apps. This app got all the features that you need in a security app that hides your private information.
In the app, you also get Free Cloud Backup Support so you can upload your information to the cloud backup if you have any type of storage issues on your phone. There is also an in-built browser that you can use without getting tracked and nobody tracks what you are browsing.
This app also has both paid and free versions. The paid version price is starting from just $0.99 which is very cheap and it will give you all the functionality you want in the app.
4. Andrognito – Hide Files
As the name suggests the word Andrognito means Android + Incognito. It is one of the most secure apps on this list. It let you hide your files behind a Military-Grade AES Encryption standard and also you will get free cloud backup storage too which is just great.
The app has both free and paid version, the free version let you hide your files in a single vault but if you purchase the paid version it will let you create more private vaults and multiple cloud backup storage on various devices.
Also, the paid version will give you Fake Force Close, Custom theming feature, invisible app icon, fake vault spoofing. The app is pretty easy to use and it is very user-friendly. The Paid version price is starting from just $0.99.
5. F-Stop Gallery
F-Stop is one of the most popular apps in Play Store known for image galleries. The app contains a lot of features like sorting, improved gallery experience, tagging and even more than that.
In the app, you can sort your images by just dragging and dropping. It also has many privacy features which are very useful and we included this app on this list because of that. The app has two features to protect your files such as Hide/Exclude folders of videos and photos.
Also, you can protect your images and videos by locking it down by a password. And you can access the hidden folders in the hamburger menu on the top left. The app has both paid and free versions. The paid version price is starting from $4.99.
Download: F-Stop Gallery
This app does not focus only on privacy but also focuses on the image gallery and I like the UI Of this app. This app also has some good privacy features which let you hide your photos and videos from anyone.
By using the app you can access all of your device’s media files and there is also a very good feature in this app which is named ‘Secret Drive’. To access the feature you just have click on the hamburger menu on the top left and there you can access the feature.
You need to enable this feature and after that, you just have to long-press on the videos and photos and you can secure them easily. The app has both paid and free versions. The paid version price is starting from $5.99.
7. Private Zone
This is the app you might need not just for its privacy features but a whole lot of other features too. Also, This is one of the best apps to hide videos. There are also many more features other than just privacy features. I will tell you about all the features of this app.
This app has an in-built VPN Service, a Custom Lock Screen App, phone anti-theft features. boost – RAM Manager, Harassment/Spam Call Intercept, and even more than that. The Only flaw of this app which is too many ads. There are dozens of ads in the kinda annoying app.
You can almost anything related to privacy, we highly recommend this app for users who want some good and cool features related to privacy. The app has both free and paid Features. The paid version price is starting from $0.99.
Download: Private Zone
8. Vault-Hide Pictures & Videos
Another privacy on this list but it is quite reliable and obviously, you can trust this app. It is quite easy to operate this app, just open the app, select your media files and import it into the app and just a password for it and done.
The feature that I like about this app is the “mugshot feature”, the feature does a very simple thing but is effective, it captures the photo of intruders who try to unlock with the wrong password. Just after opening the app, you can see who tried to unlock the app with the wrong password.
The app also has both paid and free versions. The paid version price is starting from $9.99 and it offers cloud backup and also remove all the ads from the app. You should try this app.
Download: Vaulty – Hide Pictures & Videos
9. KeepSafe Photo Vault
KeepSafe is the second last app on this list. This is one of the oldest photo and video hider app in the market. The app provides you all you need privacy features like you can open the app with password or PIN or even with your fingerprint.
The app gives you features like Fake Login PINs and Break-in Alerts. Also, you can categorize your media files in the app which is another cool feature of this app. The app is also quite user-friendly and it is very easy to use, even a beginner can operate this.
This app also has both paid and free versions. The paid version price is starting from $0.99. And this app downloaded by 50 Million+ users.
Download: Keepsafe Photo Vault
10. GalleryVault – Hide Pictures & Videos
Last but not least app on this list. This app is also quite popular in the play store as it downloaded over 10 Million Times. This app also quite easy to use and User-Friendly, as you can hide all your photos and videos in the app and the file, will be encrypted and no one can access the files other than you.
This app supports all the features you want in an app like this such as Shake to lock, Fake Login, Break-in alerts, stealth mode, hiding files in the SD Card and even more than that. You should check out all the features by yourself which is quite interesting.
The app also has an in-built browser for private internet surfing and also an in-built video editor which is the most unique feature in this app. This app also has both paid and free versions. The price of the app is starting from $5.99.
Download: GalleryVault – Hide Pictures & Videos
So, there you have it, we have mentioned all the best apps to hide videos and even photos too. You can try any app you like to use. All the apps are completely free to use but you can also upgrade and buy the pro version of the app to extend the functionality of the app.
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