How to Put Password on Hidden Photos iPhone

Kyle Wood

iPhone, Tutorials

Do you have private photos on your iPhone that you want to keep hidden from prying eyes? Protecting your personal photos is crucial, especially in this digital age.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to put a password on hidden photos on your iPhone using the built-in features of iOS. Let’s get started!

Step 1: Hide Photos on Your iPhone

The first step is to hide the photos that you want to protect. To do this, follow these simple steps:

  • Open the Photos app: Locate and tap on the Photos app icon on your iPhone’s home screen.
  • Select the Photos: Tap on the ‘Albums’ tab at the bottom of the screen and choose ‘Hidden’ from the list of albums.
  • Select the Photos to Hide: Tap on ‘Select’ in the top-right corner and choose the photos that you want to hide by tapping on them.
  • Hide the Photos: Once you’ve selected all the desired photos, tap on the share icon at the bottom-left corner of your screen (the square with an arrow pointing upwards). From here, select ‘Hide’ and confirm by tapping ‘Hide Photo’ in the pop-up window.

Step 2: Set a Password for Hidden Photos

Now that you have hidden your private photos, it’s time to add an extra layer of security by setting a password. Here’s how:

  • Open Settings: Go back to your home screen and locate and tap on the ‘Settings’ app.
  • Navigate to Privacy Settings: Scroll down and tap on ‘Privacy’.
  • Access Hidden Album: Tap on ‘Photos’ and scroll down until you find the ‘Hidden Album’ section.
  • Add a Password: Tap on ‘Hidden Album’ and enable the toggle next to ‘Hidden Album’ if it’s not already enabled. You’ll be prompted to create a password or use your existing device passcode.

Step 3: View and Manage Hidden Photos

Now that you have set a password for your hidden photos, let’s learn how to access and manage them:

  • Open the Photos app: Launch the Photos app from your home screen.
  • Access Hidden Album: Tap on the ‘Albums’ tab at the bottom of the screen, scroll down, and locate the ‘Hidden’ album.
  • Enter Your Password: Tap on ‘Hidden’ and enter your password or use Touch ID/Face ID to unlock the album.
  • View or Manage Hidden Photos: You can now view and manage your hidden photos within this album. To unhide a photo, select it, tap on the share icon, and choose ‘Unhide’.

In Conclusion

Congratulations! You’ve successfully learned how to put a password on hidden photos on your iPhone.

By taking advantage of this built-in feature, you can keep your private photos secure and protected from unauthorized access. Remember to keep your password safe and avoid sharing it with anyone to maintain utmost privacy. Stay safe!

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