How to Hide/Unhide Photos in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad [Video]

Everybody likely has a few photos sitting on their iPhone they’d rather no one else see if it’s embarrassing selfies, poorly filtered or edited pics, an image of a receipt or personal paperwork, or anything in the realm of personal photos. These pictures could make showing somebody another picture on your iPhone (or iPad) and embarrassing experience because you’re hoping they don’t start flipping through your Camera Roll to find that excellent photo of you after succeeding the pie eating contest. Fortunately, the latest versions of iOS include a new method to mitigate that potential awkwardness by hiding choose pictures.


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Using this feature will not accurately provide you with peace of mind because the hidden photos will all the time be there in your photo album in iPhone/iPad. However, the photos will not be seen in your Years, Collections, and Moments. Photos shift to the hidden albums could be watched in the Hidden album and found through search. You have some personal photos which you don’t want anyone to easily access, so follow these simple steps to hide them on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 10.

Step to Hide Photos in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

Step 1. First of all,  Open Photos and go to Camera Roll or Albums as usual.

Step 2. Now, find the images which you have to hide. As, if your pics are under Memories/Photos, tap on it. Then, find your photos.

Step 3. Tap on “Choose” on the top right corner and choose photos you want to hide.

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Step 4. Tap on the Share button.

Step 5. Tap on Hiding button after which confirm it.

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Step 6. That’s it! Now, you’re done.

Step to Unhide Photos in iOS 10 on iPhone or iPad

Step 1. First of all, open the Photos app.

Step 2. Now, tap on the Albums.

Step 3. Next, tap on the Hidden folder, which could be found on the bottom.

Step 4.  If you have hidden multiple photos, tap on Choose button from the top right corner.

Step 5.  Now tap on Choose All from the top left corner. If you wish to unhide your selection of photos, tap on the photos.

Step 6. After that tap on Share button from the bottom left the corner.

Step 7.  Tap on Unhide button on the bottom.

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Step 8. That’s it! Now, you’re done.


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