How To Hide Photos On iPhone 13

How To Hide Photos On iPhone 13

There are loads of variants of iPhones but here we will focus on iPhone 13. Few days ago, we troubleshoot how to restart iPhone 13 but, in this guide, we will be going further to demonstrate you about how to hide photos on iPhone 13.

If you are unfamiliar with these tricks, then let’s dive in to river of knowledge to strengthen our skills on handling iPhone 13 like a pro.

How To Hide Photos On iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 Pro

First of all find the photos that you want to hide it from your iPhone 13 or iPhone 13 pro. Remember that the tricks describe here will only work with iOS 16 version. For the older version the steps may vary a little bit. However, if you understand this guide properly then it won’t be hard for you to hide or unhide photos in both the versions of iOS.

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  1. STEP 1: Open the Photos app.

    photos app

    Locate the “Photos app” on your iPhone 13 or pro. Then Open “Library” or “Albums” folder from where you want hide photos. For example, here we are selecting photos from the “Library” folder. Now, tap “Select” in the top right to select the list of photos that you want to hide it.

  2. STEP 2: Tap three dots circled button (…).


    Once you have selected the photos from your album, the next thing that you need to do is to tap to the three () dots in the bottom right and this will open up a menu that has list of options like Adjust Location, Adjust Date & Time, Add to Album, Slideshow, Hide, Duplicate, and Copy.

  3. STEP 3: Tap “Hide” from the list of options shown in the pop up.


    Finally, tap the button to “Hide” to hide the photos from your iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 pro max.

  4. STEP 4: See the hidden photos in the “hidden album”.


    Just for your reminder, photos selected for hiding can be found in the “hidden album“. You can pick to manifest or hide the hidden album in “Settings“. To hide the hidden album from appearing in “Albums”, Go to “Settings”> Photos, then turn off ”Show Hidden Album” button.


  • iPhone 13
  • iPhone 13 pro max.

How easy is it? Right,

As you have got an idea about how to hide photos on iPhone 13 or pro, it is advisable for you to learn the trick of unhiding photos as well. Let’s see how we can unhide the hidden photos from iPhone 13 and pro.

How To unhide Photos On iPhone 13 & iPhone 13 Pro

Let’s explore this guide step by step in detail.

STEP 1: Go to “Photos” album apps.

STEP 2:  Scroll down to the bottom and tap “Hidden”. If you have enabled Face ID or Passcode, then unlock the hidden file via your Face Id or Passcode.

STEP 3: Now, select the list of photos that you want to unhide it.

STEP 4: Once selected, tap the three dots() at the bottom right.

STEP 5: A menu will display a list of option like “Adjust Location”, “Adjust Date & Time”, “Add To Album”, “Slideshow”, “Unhide”, “Duplicate”, and “Copy”.

STEP 6: Tap “Unhide” out of the 7 options displayed there to unhide photos. To confirm, go to the photo album apps to check whether the hidden photos has been restored or not.

Note: All these steps discussed above are strictly for IOS 16 users. Those who are using IOS 14 and 15 version can read full blog here.

Bonus Tips

It would be a good idea for our readers to end this tutorial with bonus tips after learning about How To hide photos on iPhone 13. As a bonus tips we will let you know about how to recover deleted photos in iPhone 13. Let’s see how we can do this.

How To Recover Deleted Photos In iPhone 13

Follow the given below steps to recover and permanently delete the deleted photos from iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 pro.

STEP 1: Go to “Photo” Albums, scroll down to find, and tap the “Recently Deleted” button under the Utilities tab.

STEP 2: Tap select at the top right. Now choose the photos and videos you want to recover or delete permanently.

STEP 3: At the bottom right tap “Recover” or “Delete”.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I put a password on my hidden photos?

    By default, after the release of iOS 16, the Photos app will automatically lock the Hidden album and the recently Deleted album. To unlock these items you would need to unlock it through the Face ID, Touch Id, or your iPhone’s passcode in order to gain access.

  2. What happens when you hide iPhone photos?

    When you hide photos/videos on your iPhone, then these photos or videos get stored in the Hidden Album. To navigate in your iPhone, go to Photos App> Album>Utilities> Hidden.

  3. Does the iPhone 13 have a hidden folder?

    Yes, on iPhone 13, the hidden album is visible and on by default in the Photos app. But in iOS 16 there is a feature available, using which you can easily hide it. You can hide the hidden album using the path Settings>Photos>Show Hidden Album.

To Sum thing up…

This is the way you can hide and unhide photos from your iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 pro. If you find this guide useful, don’t forget share.

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