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How To Hide Photos On Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge

Posted by RecomHub on March 21, 2016

For those that own a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge, you may want to know how to hide photos on your Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge. The good news is that you can use Private Mode to hide photos without anyone seeing them. This can be done with needing to download any third-party apps. There are several different ways to use Private Mode on the Samsung Galaxy S7, which will allow you to hide photos/pictures and videos.

The way others can’t see your photos and pictures is by going into Private Mode which requires a password or unlock pattern. The following is a guide on how to set up Private Mode on Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge to hide photos.

 

 

How to add and remove files from Private Mode on the Galaxy S7
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Private Mode supports several different media types including photos and videos. Follow these steps to add supported files to Private Mode:

  1. Turn Private Mode On.
  2. Go to the photo or file that you want to hide and only make viewable in Private Mode.
  3. Select the file (s) and then select on the Overflow menu button in the upper right.
  4. Select on Move to Private.

 

How to enable Private Mode on Samsung Galaxy S7

  1. Using two fingers from the top of the screen, swipe down to find a list of options.
  2. From the list of options, select Private Mode.
  3. After you enter Private Mode for the first time, a quick walkthrough will be given and you’ll need to enter a pin code. (The Pin Code will be required every time you enter Private Mode)

How to disable Private Mode on Samsung Galaxy S7

  1. Using two fingers from the top of the screen, swipe down to find a list of options.
  2. From the list of options, select Private Mode.
  3. Now the Galaxy S7 should go back to normal mode.

 

You can also watch the YouTube video below to learn how to turn ON and OFF private with Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge:


The instructions above will help you set up Private Mode on the Galaxy S7. It will also allow you to add those files to a private album or folder that is only viewable when in Private Mode.
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