Best App Hider for Android

Every Android user has stored some important and secret files or media on their devices. They have stored such kind of files for one or more purposes. Sometimes it is necessary to hide some important files from others. And that’s why nowadays all the devices coming with some features by which you can hide such files using lock screen apps. Those features allow you to hide files or media from the person who is sometimes using your phone. More than that, some sources also offer you some hide apps for Android devices. Here, we are also discussing best App Hider for Android Apps.

These apps allow you to hide everything including the app, images, videos, contacts, documents, and more. So, now take a look at the discussion and keep hiding your files from the untrustworthy persons.

Best App Hider for Android

We have listed best app to hide apps on your Android smartphone in this article. Check out below listicle to find out the best application hider for Android smartphones and tablet devices.

1.) Hide App

The Hide App is an application which can not hide any apps on the launcher of the mobile. Even after this, the Hide App will be one of the best useful apps for you. This app will help you to hide the apps from the list of recently opened apps. To use this app on your Android device, you do not need the root access. It will work superbly on your mobile without any permissions.

Hide App 1

We know that, after opening any apps from the phone, it shows you in the recently opened apps list. But, if you do not want to see that to others, then use this Hide app. It will help you a lot to do so. However, some Google apps will not work properly using this hide application. Like Google, Gmail, Google Maps, and more.

Hide App 2

By using this app, you can also change the text color, text background colour, and icon background colour. Also of that, you can also share this app using the various sources of Social Media. Any of the Android users can easily find this app on the Google Play Store. This app is easily compatible with all the Android devices.

Features of the Hide App:

  • No need of Root Access
  • No need of Permissions to work
  • Hide the apps from the list of the recently opened apps securely and safely
  • Allows you to change the colour of the text as well as background
  • Easy sharing option to share the app with someone using Social Networking Sites and other sources

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2.) Hide It Pro App

The Hide It Pro app is also known as the Audio Manager app. This app hiding application is readily available at the Google Play Store to download and install on your phone. After installing this app on your phone, it will ask you to set up the protection while opening this app.

Here, you are free to set up the security either with the PIN or the Password. After setting up the protection, now you can get this app on the device.

Hide It Pro App or AUDIO MANAGER 1

Now, to hide any files or data, just open the file on the Android mobile. Then, go to the Share options, which shows you all the available sharing option. In which select the option of Audio Manager. Then, on the next display, the app prompts you to where you want to hide this file.

Choose the appropriate location to cover up the file in the Audio Manager app. Once the data comes in this app, then it will automatically be hidden from the app drawer. This Hide It Pro or Audio Manager app has received 4.4-star rating out of 5 stars.

Hide It Pro App or AUDIO MANAGER 2

With the help of this app, you are free to hide all the sensitive files of your device. Like images, videos, messages, call logs, documents, music and more.

It also allows you to hide the apps from others, but for that, the Root access is a must. If you do not have an idea that what is root access,  then do not try to hide apps using this app. Because, due to that, there may some problems occur in the device.

Features of the Hide It Pro or Audio Manager App:

  • Secure Protection to get access to the Hidden content
  • Hide images, videos, messages, call logs, documents, music and more
  • Root access needed to hide the apps in this app
  • Content automatically removed from its previous location after hiding in this app

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3.) App Hider

The App Hider is one of the best apps to hide sensitive apps on your smartphones or tablet device. The interesting thing about this app is that it is a launcher which will help you to hide the apps. After hiding any of the apps, the app icon also disappears from the launcher. You can hide all the apps that you don’t want to show to others.

From the Play Store, you can readily download this application. It is available there with the user’s ratings around of 3.0 out of 5.0. To download this app, you don’t need to pay, because it is a free app.


After installing the app, it shows you all the installed apps in the list. In front of all the apps, there is one box is given to you. Now, you can tap on that box to hide the separate apps using this App Hider. You can use this app on your mobile without having any root access.

To run this app on the phone, the Android OS must be running on more than 4.1 and more. As we also discussed ago that this app works as a Launcher. Default PIN in this app will be 0000. However, you can change it later whenever needed after configuring this.

Features of the App Hider Application:

  • Works as one type of Launcher which also hides the apps
  • To hide app using this app, just tick the box
  • Does not need the Root access

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4.) Hide App Application

The Hide App application allows you to hide the app icon on your smartphone. Any of the Android users can download this app from the Google Play Store. It is freely available there to download. It comes with such a high compatibility with all of your Android phones. The Hide app has good users rating which is around of 3.9 out of 5.0. But, to use this app on your smartphone, your device must have the root access. This app will not work on non-rooted smartphones.

After downloading this app, it prompts you to check that the device has root access or not. The prompts come with a message as Check ROOT Available. If you know about the rooting of the device, then allow it to whatever they want to do. If you don’t, then not. The icon of the app will disappear from the launcher, after hiding it using this app. The app comes with simple user interface and easy to use.

Hide App Application

To protect the hiding content safely, it also offers you PIN Lock. This app also supports Auto Backup and Restore. By mistakenly, if this app is uninstalled by you, at that time this feature will help you.

It will automatically backup and restore all the hiding apps with the reinstallation of the app on the phone. By using this app, you will be able to hide more than one apps at a time.

Features of the Hide App Application:

  • It will help you to hide up the app icon from the Launcher
  • Comes with the high compatibility
  • Root access must be needed
  • Protect the hiding content from the untrustworthy using the PIN lock
  • Supports Auto Backup and Restore feature
  • Hide more than one apps at a time on the mobile

App Name
ThinkYeah Mobile (AppLock & GalleryVault)

5.) DU Privacy Vault App

The DU Privacy Vault is another hiding app for the Android devices. This app comes with lots of features by which you can protect even a small document. By using this app, you can lock or hide your separate apps from others. By going into the App Lock feature option, you can do it. Also of that, it also permits you to hide the image files, video files and more. For more security, you can also lock all the files with the password. The app can easily encrypt and hide all the videos of social networking sites.

The DU Privacy app also allows you to change the Password. It has two options to set the password, one is Pattern Lock, and another is Passcode Lock. If you want to hide the calls, then this app will also help you a lot. To do so, just add the number that you want to hide, and you are done. It also gives you three options to do so. You can add the number from the call log, from the Contacts, and by manually.

DU Privacy Vault App

This app also has Break-in Alert feature. This feature will help you when the lock attempts failed by the unknown person. It will automatically capture the photo of that person.

You can check it after, by going into Break-in alert option. This app will provide the perfect protection security to all of your apps and files as well. To download this app, just visit Play Store. You can download this app with free of cost at there.

Features of the DU Privacy Vault App:

  • App Lock feature allows you to lock and hide the app
  • Hide Image Files, Video Files, Phone Calls and more
  • Has Break-in Alert feature to protect the device from the strangers
  • Set password either in the form of Pattern or Passcode

App Name
DU Apps

6.) App Icon Hider Application

As the name suggests, the App Icon Hider will hide the apps from the menu of the smartphone. This app is readily available at the Play Store. It is easily compatible with all the Android based smartphone as well as tablets. You will be able to download and install this app with free of cost. By using this app, you can hide some basic apps from the strangers and bad friends. Like Gallery, Facebook, Messages, Whatsapp, File Manager, Gmail, Hike, MX Player and more.

To use this app, your smartphone must be running on Android OS 4.0 or more than it. This app protecting application will not take more space on your device because it comes with lesser size. To hide the app, just tick on the icon of the app. After that, it is going to hide. To unhide the hidden apps, once again just tick on the icon, and it is done. There is no need of root access to use this app on your smartphone.

app hider for android

This app has a simple and attractive user interface. By using this app, you can uninstall the apps by just long press on the icon. All the hidden apps are protected by the password. It also permits you to change the old password by entering the new one.

Features of the App Icon Hider Application:

  • High compatibility with all the Android based smart devices
  • Hide necessary apps from the strangers like Gallery, Facebook, Messages, Whatsapp, File Manager, Gmail
  • Hide and Unhide the apps by just ticking on it
  • Comes with simple User Interface
  • Allows you to change the Pattern password to make the password more secure

App Name
Rythmic Apps LLP

We hope you liked this recommendation, please let us know if you are already using any of the apps or we have missed any app on this list. Share your views in the comment section below.

Last Updated On: July 7, 2017

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