Samsung Galaxy S7

How To Hide Photos On Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung is one of the leading android phone manufacturers globally today. They manufacture series of android phone, which include Samsung tab, galaxy series among others. But this article will be focusing on Samsung galaxy S7. Galaxy has many series with wonderful features, meanwhile, today we shall be looking forward on how to hide photos on Samsung galaxy S7.

 Samsung galaxy S7 has a solid design made of an aluminum frame sandwiched by glass. It is one of the powerful multimedia phones available in the market due to its use of a Snapdragon 820 / Exynos 8890 combined with 4GB memory ie its RAM.

Now let think of this, not every photo you take with your Android phone you will like to make public for everyone to see. Therefore you may decide to hide them on your galaxy S7. Another intoxicating feature about Samsung Galaxy S7 is the quality of its camera, with this, you have a quality photos from any shot you take on the phone.

How To Hide Photos On Samsung Galaxy S7

There is various ways to hide your photos on Samsung galaxy S7, depending on your knowledge. Any of the method on this article will surly help you to hide you photo on your device.

Hide Photos On Samsung Galaxy S7 Via the Inbuilt Feature

If you have a Samsung phone, like the S7 Edge, then you are lucky because there’s a robust, secure mode to keep your private photos and videos private. Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1 ====> Go to the Settings of the phone

Step 2 ====> Then tap Privacy and safety

Step 3 ====> Now tap Private mode on the phone.

Samsung Galaxy S7

Step 4 ====> Choose your Private mode access type. You can choose any of these: PatternPIN, or Passwordwith Fingerprints as an alternative.

Step 5 ====> When Private mode is toggled on, you will be able to see private content. When it is toggled off, you won’t.

Every time you toggle it on, you will be prompted to enter your PIN, use your fingerprint, or whatever access type you chose. There is a small padlock icon in the notification bar when Private mode is on, alerting you to the fact that private content is accessible.

How to add content to your private mode from the gallery when toggled ON

Step 1 ====> Open the Gallery app and find a photo you want to hide.

Step 2 ====> Tap on it and tap More at the top right.

Step 3 ====> Choose Move to Private from the drop down list.

As soon as you completed this task via the steps above, then you have succeeded in hiding photos on Samsung Galaxy S7.


Step 1 ====> Tap on Apps, then tap on the Settings

Step 2 ====> Now tap on Lock screen and security

Step 3 ====> Then tap Secure Folder, then you will need to sign into your Samsung account.

Step 4 ====> Choose SIGN IN and provide your Samsung Account details, then choose SIGN IN.

Step 5 ====> If you don’t have a Samsung account then choose CREATE ACCOUNT. Just follow the steps to create an account)

Step 6 ====> Then choose the lock method you wish to use for your Secure Folder

Step 7 ====> Now a shortcut to the Secure Folder will be added to your Home and Apps screen.

Now transfer photos you want to hide in the folder you created above. You can do this by:

Step 8 ====> Opening the Secure Folder shortcut on the home screen

Step 9 ====> Then tap on add files.

Step 10 ====> You can add photos, videos, and other data files to this folder in Samsung galaxy S7.

How to hide the created folder for further security purpose on Samsung Galaxy S7, here are the simple steps to follow:

Step 1 ====> Tap Apps and then tap Settings

Step 2 ====> Now tap Lock screen and security

Step 3 ====> Tap Secure Folder

Step 4 ====> Tap Hide Secure Folder

Step 5 ====> Finally to hide the folder on Samsung Galaxy S7 tap OK to confirm

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Finally on this note, Samsung Galaxy S7 is a wonderful Android device with high quality camera to take nice photos. Then, if you want to keep those photos from public, the above steps would have helped you to hide your photos on Samsung Galaxy S7. Do share this article on your social media to help other benefit from it.


Adeola (Jasper) is someone who loves everything about technology. He devoted to everything that is tech-related and tries his best to produce useful and quality articles about mobiles, computers and other related products.

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