How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root

How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root

It is possible to hide your applications installed on Android without rooting your Device. Hiding applications installed on your Android device can be done easily if you have rooted your Android Devices, but it’s not that you cannot hide apps if you have not rooted your Android Device. This trick for hiding your applications doesn’t Considers that you have Rooted or not rooted your Android Devices.

Many times, you install applications on your Android Device assuming that locking that application with some app locking applications will be fine. But, in some cases when Someone Close to you demands that password/pin for unlocking applications and you may hand over your password to them is quite Disgusting. You may also think to hide that Secret and Private applications installed on your Android Applications from NOW.

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Now for hiding that Secret and Private applications on your Android Device, you have to change your launcher for this trick to be effective. Just by changing your launcher which is not so heavy for your Rooted/Unrooted Android Device can hide your Applications easily. So, let’s get started with this trick on:

How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root

1st Step: Download and install Go Launcher on your Android Devices.
(Download  it from here or Get it from Play Store)

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  1. Now apply the Go Launcher as your ‘Default Launcher’ through Settings → Apps → Launcher.

Note: Go Launcher can Lock your Apps also.

2nd Step:

  1. After applying Go Launcher, open your Apps Menu Screen/Drawer. 
  2. Tap on three Vertical Lines at the Left bottom of screen.
  3. Then select “Hide app”.How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root 1
  4. Now, just mark the apps visible to hide them from others.
  5. After selecting the apps, Tap on “OK”.How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root 2
  6. After adding your apps, if you forgot some of the applications.
  7. Simply to add other apps also, you should Hit “+” sign.How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root 3

Note: If you have created a shot-cut on your Home Screen or somewhere else, then it will be visible. It is recommended to delete that short-cut for comple hiding of an App.

Important Points:

  1. If you want to open those Hidden apps then go in ‘Hide App’ from your Apps Menu.How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root 1
  2. To Remove Hidden Apps from it.
  3. You should Unmark the apps from ‘Hide App’ and click on ‘OK’.How to Hide Apps on Android with Root and without Root 2

This is the Easiest way to hide your Personal Apps from other persons who try to spy on your Devices. Hiding Some private apps is also good if you want to protect your device from Kids or some other person. Some other Launchers like Nova Launcher and Smart Launcher 3 also can do this for you but not as Good as this one.


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