Last Updated on April 2, 2021 by Bestusefultips
Do you want to hide videos or photos on Google Pixel 4a 5G without third-party apps? Here’s how to hide photos in a gallery on Pixel 4a. You can show or hide pictures, videos, and files on your Pixel devices (Running Android 10 & 11 Version) using a safe folder. All files in a safe folder are protected by a lock (PIN or Pattern lock). Open the files app and select pictures, videos, audio, and documents (Exclude apps) you want to hide on your Google Pixel 5, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4/4 XL, Pixel 3/3 XL, Pixel 3a/3a XL, Pixel 2/2 XL, and Google Pixel/Pixel XL. Also, download third-party apps from the play store to hide or lock files or apps on your Pixel devices.
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How to Hide Videos or Photos in Google Pixel 4a Using Safe Folder
Step 1: Open the app drawer on your Pixel and tap the Files app.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap the Safe folder.
You can see different options like Downloads, Images, Videos, Audio, Documents, Internal storage, and more.
Step 3: Enter the PIN or Pattern and tap the Next.
Step 4: Select the pictures, videos, or files you want to hide and tap the Menu at the upper right.
Step 5: Tap Move to safe folder.
Step 6: Enter the PIN and tap Next.
Now, selected files transfer to the safe folder and delete from your Pixel gallery.
How to Access Safe Folder on Google Pixel 4a (5G)
Step 1: Open the App drawer and tap File app.
Step 2: Tap the Safe folder under the collection section.
Step 3: Enter the PIN number and tap Next.
Now, a list of transferred data is view such as pictures, videos, files, etc.
How to Remove Photos from Safe Folder in Pixel 4a
Step 1: Go to the App drawer and Open the File app.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap on the Safe folder.
Step 3: Enter the PIN and tap Next.
Step 4: Select the photos & videos and tap on Three vertical dots (Menu) at the upper right corner.
Step 5: Tap Move out to safe folder.
You can see get back hidden photos and videos in your phone gallery.
How to Hide Safe Folder on Google Pixel 4a
Step 1: Open the App drawer and tap the File app.
Step 2: Tap Three vertical dots.
Step 3: Tap the Hide safe folder.
Step 4: Now, hide a safe folder from the file app.
Step 5: Tap on Three vertical dots again and tap the Show safe folder.
You can view the safe folder in your files app on Pixel devices.
How to Change Lock of Safe Folder on Pixel 4a 5G
Note: Safe folder can’t be opened again if you forget the pattern.
Step 1: Open the Files app in your Pixel.
Step 2: Tap Three horizontal lines at the upper left corner.
Step 3: Tap Settings.
Step 4: Tap the Safe folder under the browse section.
Step 5: Tap Change lock.
Step 6: Enter the current screen lock and tap Next.
Step 7: Choose PIN or Pattern.
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