How To Hide Files and Apps On Android Phone Android phones are become a necessary part of life. We use Android mobiles in our day to day life for many different purposes. We can perfor...
2017-12-15T08:09:03Z

How To Hide Files and Apps On Android Phone

Android phones are become a necessary part of life. We use Android mobiles in our day to day life for many different purposes. We can perform various task according to different occasions. As usually we access internet, share files, play videos and Audio, Messages and access many other internal phone features. In android device we can download external apps and games from marketplace. Because of these flexibilities and availability of these features at low cost, that’s why Android devices are so popular. Android phones provide large storage in which we can install Apps, games and save our data. Android phones are assumed to be personal because they hold our personal App and data which we do not share with others. Normally we use screen lockers which protect our phone from misuse.

Hide Files & Apps On Android

But in some situations we have to share our phone with our friends and relatives. But we also don’t want to share personal information and Apps with them. Sometime children wants to play games on android. As by mistake even they can format data or other details then backups should be necessary also.

So to maintain our phone privacy one easiest way is by hiding apps. If you are facing serious problem regarding data security and privacy then you can try some data hiding apps. So without worry about security you can manage others for accessing your device. So here i am going to discuss about some best method to hide apps on android phone.

Method 1. Using GO Launcher Ex (For Non Rooted Phone)

GO Launcher
GO launcher Ex is one of the popular Android launcher Application that allow you to hide your Apps and maintain your Privacy. It is available on Google PlayStore for free. It can also lock Apps with Pattern and pin lock. It support 4M apk to increase our phone performance. It also provide XX transition effect to each slide. It is a light weight application with attractive and easy to use interface. It also provide different types of wallpapers to make our screen more attractive. Approximately 1B install this App.

Steps To Hide Android Apps Using GO Launcher EX

Step 1. Open your Playstore Account from your Android Phone and Search GO Launcher.
Step 2. You need to scan for the QR code to install this App.


Step 3. Your Android Phone will Automatically search for GO Launcher App even if you do not have QR code scanner in your phone.
Step 4. Now install the GO launcher App in your phone.
Step 5. After the installation you have to apply GO Launcher to your Android device.
Step 6. Click and launch the App and by opening the main menu you can see different installed App in your App.

GO Launcher Hide app option

Step 7. You can also go through the different option of the App by tapping the Menu button. From menu you look the Hide App option.
Step 8. A list of App will be shown on your screen.
Step 9. Now tick the Apps you want to hide and click the OK button.

GO Launcher Hide app tick

Step 10. Now selected Apps will be hidden from your menu.


Method 2:- Using Link2SD Android App (for Rooted Phones)

Link2SD
Link2SD is an Android App which is available on Google Playstore for free. It is provide an easy way to hide the Apps in Rooted Android phones. This App hide the Apps by freezing the background running App. It provide dual benefits one by freezing the App and other by saving the Amount of RAM which is necessary for multitasking. It can auto clear cache service, notify when movable App is installed. It can freeze both system and installed App. It can convert system App to user App and vice versa. Approximately 12,000,000 install this App.

Steps To Hide Android Apps With Link2SD

Step 1. Download and Install the Link2SD Android App by clicking the button below.


Step 2. Click and Launch the App into your phone.

Link2SD app

Step 3. You can go through different Apps option at least once to understand its different options.
Step 4. In the App you will see all installed Apps.
Step 5. Click on the menu button and look for frozen option.

Link2SD App freeze

Step 6. You will see the Apps now select the Apps and press OK button.
Step 7. Now your Apps are completely hidden and to unhidden the App long press the desired App and select unfreeze option.

These are best ways to hide files and apps on android phone. Don’t forget to share it with us in comments.
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