iOS version is upgraded regularly. After iOS grade, some official built-in apps will automatically appear on the home screen of iPhone. Apple’s inbuilt feature allows you to hide apps on iPhone without downloading any tools.
Hide the official built-in app on iPhone is a new feature that is unexpectedly extended after iOS 12 is released. How to do it? Let's take a step by step look below:
We can hide many official built-in apps with the above steps. Now, let’s take a look at how to hide the apps downloaded from App Store.
There is one inbuilt feature that few people know: Parental Control. You can conveniently hide stock apps on iPhone via Restrictions in this this feature. The procedures to hide apps on iPhone via Restrictions is easy and straightforward.
Step 1. Click on iPhone Settings and go to General > Restrictions to enable Restrictions. (You will be asked to enter 4 or 6-digit password to confirm before enabling Restrictions.)
Step 2. Now, drag the switch next to each app to disable selected apps to get hide them.
To keep the balance between private and convenience when hide apps on iPhone, you should confirm the frequency to use the app first. If you use it one a week, you can hide the app with a creative way.
Step 1. Keep pressing an app until it is wiggling. Drag an app towards another app when they are wiggling.
Step 2. The 2 apps will then automatically be saved in a folder. Follow the same steps to drag 7 apps to the same folder, this will fill up the first page and make sure that the app you need to hide is on the second page.
You can find multiple apps to hide files such as text messages, videos, photos, notes, etc on your iPhone from Apple store. However, few of them can hide apps on iPhone.
Locker is claimed to be designed to hide apps as well as files on iPhone, but its official site is unavailable now and the process of which is said to be very difficult. It’s not advisable to try this app.
By Edwin J. Parke
Posted on Mar 03, 2019, 23:22:05
As a professional writer who is interested in technology, Edwin J. Parke has helped thousands of users by offering various tips to solve their problems.