All the smartphones are it android or iPhone needs apps for different things. There is an uncountable number of apps out there for both these devices and you understand how the apps work. Each of the apps is made for the purpose and features needed to perform those functions. A lot of apps get installed day by day, even without you noticing it. Some of the apps on your phones are quite personal and you even might want to avoid others seeing them on your phone. For not letting that happen you need to hide the app from being visible on the menu. For Android devices, there are a lot of methods where iOS devices are different in this case. Methods of hiding the apps on both these devices are given below.
Hide Apps on Android:
On Android devices, its easier to do anything as tons of apps for customization are available out there.
For any app you don’t want on your phone you can disable them. To disable any app just long press the app and open the options or ‘I’ icon. Here one can simply uninstall or can disable up the app.
The launcher is one good way to customize your device or to hide your apps as well. Many launchers are available for Android devices and here we are using apex launcher to hide apps. It is a third party app and you can download it from play store.
- Download and install apex launcher on your android. Once installed just open it and go to settings.
- A list of options are available just use the drawer settings and inside it go to hidden apps.
- All the apps on your device will be available on your screen. Just select the app you need to hide and save it so it will go away from the menu.
Privacy hider is a different type of app that lets you have the features to hide apps on your device. Just download the app and set it up on your device to use the hide feature. You can hide all the installed apps on your device using the privacy hider.
Hide Apps on iPhone:
On iPhones, you can’t really hide the apps so you just have to move them here and there so you don’t see them on the top.
Add Apps In A Folder
Make a new folder and add the app in it and make to quite a work to access so you don’t have to see it again on your app list.
Remove The App From Spotlight Search
Just open the spotlight settings and unmark the app you don’t want in the spotlight search because it searches your app and your phone’s data to make searches.
That was all for this article and you should probably be able to get rid of the apps you Don’t need on the app list.