Hide/ Unhide WhatsApp photos and videos in 12 steps

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Friends, Whatsapp is becoming most popular messenger app for smartphones. Currently, this app has already been installed on every Android smartphone. Users can use it easily.  It has become an essential app for every user.

However, as a WhatsApp user, you always worry about your privacy. Especially, you become panicked about photos and videos stored in the app.  Because, on this app, everyone sends you photos/videos. In such cases, sometimes you have such videos or images that you can’t share with anyone else.

But now, no need to worry, because you can hide these photos/videos by following tricks:

 

  • Go to File Explorer> Internal storage.
  • Select ‘WhatsApp’ folder.
  • Then open ‘media’ option from the app.
  • Go to WhatsApp Image folder/ WhatsApp video folder.
  • Then create a new file and put the name to it as ‘.nomedia.’

 

Done!

But if you want to see those hidden photos/ videos in the app, you can follow these steps:

  • Go to File Explorer> Internal storage.
  • Select ‘WhatsApp’ folder.
  • Then open ‘media’ option from the app.
  • There you won’t see folders such as WhatsApp photos/WhatsApp videos. So, click on the option in the top right.  After clicking this option, you will see a menu there.
  •  Select ‘Show hidden files, so hidden folders will appear again to you.
  • If you want hidden photos/videos back to your gallery, then rename it again as it was before. For this, you can follow the steps given above.

You can use above tricks for WhatsApp audio too.

Have you used these tricks for your WhatsApp?  Tell your experience in the comments section below.

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