How To Hide Photos On Huawei P9

For those that own a Huawei P9, you may want to know how to hide photos or videos on your Huawei P9. Maybe you’re going to be somewhere crowded. Maybe you use your phone for work. Maybe you have a cousin who likes to swipe your phone when no one is looking. There are a million and one reasons why you might want to add a layer of security. The good news is that you can use Private Mode to hide photos or videos, so no one can see them without knowing the password. This can be done with needing to download any third party apps.

If you’re going to use Private Mode, it requires a password or unlock pattern. The following is a guide on how to set up Private Mode on Huawei P9 to hide photos or videos.

How to add and remove files from Private Mode on the Huawei P9
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.

And just like that, your files are safe.

How to enable Private Mode on Huawei P9
Of course, the above guide isn’t particularly useful if you don’t actually know how to use Private Mode at all. Luckily for you, it isn’t complicated.

  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, so maybe write it down in your wallet or something.

How to disable Private Mode on Huawei P9

  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. Now the Huawei P9 should go back to normal mode.

The instructions above will help you set up Private Mode on the Huawei P9, so you can add whatever files you want to a private album or folder that is only viewable when in Private Mode. For anyone looking for an extra layer of security for any sensitive files, it’s a good feature.

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