hide and lock photos and videos on Nothing Phone 1

How to Hide & Lock Photos and Videos on Nothing Phone 1

In this guide, we will show you how to hide and lock photos and videos on Nothing Phone 1.

When you take a picture or record a video with your smartphone, it will be stored in the device’s gallery. However, there may be times when you don’t want others to be able to view these items. It’s certain, though, that at some point you’ll hand over your phone to a friend or family member with the intention of simply showing them some photos, and they’ll instead start browsing your private gallery of images and videos.

If you don’t want strangers scrolling through your photo album, it’s up to you to keep that from happening at all times. You can easily hide and lock your private photos and videos on your Nothing Phone 1 by following this guide.

Hide & Lock Photos and Videos on Nothing Phone 1

Step 1. To get started, first the Play Store app on your Nothing Phone.

Open Play Store on Nothing Phone
Play Store

Step 2. Search for “Files by Google” in the search bar and tap on the “Install” button to install the app on your smartphone.

Install Files by Google on your Nothing Phone
Files by Google

Step 3. When it’s installed, launch the app and press “Continue” to proceed.

Tap Continue

Step 4. Now, tap on the “Allow” button to let the Files app access your photos, videos, and documents.

Allow Files to access your photos, videos and documents

Step 5. Scroll down and select “Safe folder” from the bottom down of the Files screen.

Go to Safe folder
Safe folder

Step 6. Then, choose a lock type – PIN and Pattern – to protect the safe folder with it.

Step 7. Enter your PIN and pattern twice and tap “OK” to continue.

Choose a lock
Choose a lock

Step 8. Now, go to “Images” or “Videos” on the Files app and find the photos, videos, or any other file that you want to hide from your Nothing Phone gallery.

Hide and lock photos and videos on Nothing Phone 1
Hide and lock photos and videos

Step 9. Finally, select the photos or videos, tap on the three-dots icon on the top-right corner, and select “Move to safe folder” to hide and lock them.

That’s it! Now, your private photos, videos, and folders will be hidden and locked on Nothing Phone 1.

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