how to hide app on android phones? require any app hider app?

how to hide app on android phones? require any app hider app?

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You have locked your phone with most secure lockscreen password, but there is always the chance that at once someone wants to have your unlocked phone in their hands.The person may be in your family members, cousins. If when it happens, wouldn’t it feel awkward to know that your most sensitive apps will be accessible to someone like your chats, payment apps and sensitive pictures documents etc.

There are many reasons why you would like to hide apps on your phone.  Parents also need to hide some data on their children's devices, and hiding apps on android is one of the best way to keep their kids from accessing all these stuff that they shouldn’t. Or you may be simply prefer for something to remain private when lending your own device to your friend or family member.

In any case, you’ll be glad to know that it’s absolutely possible to hide apps on your android mobile.
Here in this article, I am going to tell you a variety of methods to disguise and hide apps on some android device to prevent others from accessing them

How to hide apps on some well known android devices?


Now smartphones are launching with a built-in feature that allows you to hide apps from accessing them nobody cant see them that they are installed on your phone. Here we cant cover a list of instructions for every brand but we listed some well known brands which are Samsung, OnePlus, LG, Xiaomi, and Oppo phones.

Remember that all phones from the brands mentioned here do not support the feature to hide apps. The older devices from the brands with older version of Android OS, cant hide apps without any third-party app. The feature may not  available on these phones.
But a new android phones with new OS version has the ability to hide apps

How to hide apps on OnePlus devices?



The Hidden Space option of the setting allows you to hide apps on OnePlus devices . To access it, 

1.At first Open the app drawer.
2.Then swipe right to access the Hidden Space folder.
3.Then tap on the “+” icon in the top-right corner.
4.Then choose and select the apps you want to hide.
5.Then tap on the checkmark in the top-right corner.

How to hide apps on Samsung devices?



Most easy thing is hiding apps on a Samsung phone.


1.At first open the app drawer.
2.Then tap on the three vertical dots icon in the top-right corner 
3.Then select the “Home Screen Settings” option.
4.Then findout and tap on the “Hide app” option.
5.Then select the apps you want to hide.
And last tap on the “Apply” option.

How to hide apps on Xiaomi phones?



Xiaomi has a easy feature to get access to the hidden apps, just pinch out on the home screen and then use your fingerprint to unlock the folder to access the hidden apps.

Now come to the point of how to hide in step by step

1.At first open your Settings app then go to "App lock" option and tap on the gear icon.
2.Then slide or tap on the “Hidden apps” option.
3.Then tap on the “Manage hidden apps” option.
4Then finally select the apps you want to hide.

How to hide apps on LG phones?



How cool is that in LG phones there are two ways to hide apps. If you have app drawer enabled on your phone then the second one will come to help you .

So let's start with the first one without enabled app drawer.

1.At first tap and hold on the home screen for a while

2.Then select the “Home screen settings” option.
3.Then tap on the “Hide apps.”
4.Then select the apps you want to hide.
5.Then finally tap on the “Done” option.

With enabled app drawer

1.At first open the app drawer.
2.Then tap on the three vertical dots icon in the top-right corner. 
3.Then select the “Hide apps” options.
4.Then select the apps you want to hide.
5.Then finally tap on the “Done” button.

How to hide apps on Oppo phones? 


This also easy to hide apps on your oppo phones 

1.At first open your settings app
2.Then go to the "Security" option 
3.Then find "App encryption" and tap on it.
4.Then set your password and you can see the app list. 
5.Select the apps you want to hide
6.turn on "enable passcode verification" then turn on "hide home screen icon"
 Then it will be done.

You can access the hidden apps by swipe down on home screen and search the app name

If your phone is an older version then you should have to install third-party apps locker and launcher app . Like Nova Launcher. 

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