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    So I created a folder in MyFiles where i store all the pictures I don't want in my gallery. The only problem is that I'm unable to hide them. The phone recognizes that there are pictures in the folder and then gives me access to them through gallery. I don't want access to them through gallery, is there a way to make them disappear? I don't want to delete the folder.
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    Default Re: hide album from gallery

    Quote Originally Posted by isabeliblue View Post
    So I created a folder in MyFiles where i store all the pictures I don't want in my gallery. The only problem is that I'm unable to hide them. The phone recognizes that there are pictures in the folder and then gives me access to them through gallery. I don't want access to them through gallery, is there a way to make them disappear? I don't want to delete the folder.
    What did you name that folder?
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    Default Re: hide album from gallery

    Quote Originally Posted by isabeliblue View Post
    So I created a folder in MyFiles where i store all the pictures I don't want in my gallery. The only problem is that I'm unable to hide them. The phone recognizes that there are pictures in the folder and then gives me access to them through gallery. I don't want access to them through gallery, is there a way to make them disappear? I don't want to delete the folder.
    There is an app at Google Play named KeepSafe. It will take them out of the Gallery and hide the pictures within the app. It is password protected so only you can view the files.
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    Default Re: hide album from gallery

    I use Super tool box 10+

    Rename the file where the pictures are that you don't want in your gallery with a . (period) in front of the folder name.
    .pictures

    Then use the File Manager in Super tool box to view that folder when you want to. Works with videos as well.
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    Default Re: hide album from gallery

    Create a file called ".nomedia" and place that in the folder you want to keep hidden.

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