How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod TouchApple devices offer multitasking for its users. You can use Apple devices for different purposes. Someone use them for taking photos, recording videos, playing games etc. Some others use them at work or for completing different tasks. Having at least 16GB storage on our device, we can install hundreds of different apps on it.

Giving the opportunity to install hundreds of different apps on your iPhone, sometimes you install apps which you want to keep secret.

What would happen if your kid would open Skype and make a call to your boss or to someone else ?

The same thing can happen with your iPad, which probably is a family device and everyone on your family use the same device.

These are situations which can be avoided. If you have kids or curious friends who always check your apps or would like to explore your phone and you hate this thing, then I am going to show you How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

With this method, you can hide apps on iPhone or iPad, installed by you or stock Apple Apps. You can select the apps you want to hide and unhide them anytime.

This feature is available on every iOS Device and if you don’t know how to use this feature or where to find it, then read more down below.

How to Hide Stock and Non-Stock Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

With this method, you have two options : You can select and hide only stock Apple Apps or You can hide all your downloaded apps.

How to Hide Stock Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Step 1 : Unlock your device and go to Settings and then tap on General.How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Step 2 : Now, find Restrictions on General Tab and open it. You will have to set up a passcode to access Restrictions. How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Step 3 : Under Allow Section, toggle Off apps you don’t want to show on home screen. How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

That’s it ! You now have hidden the selected stock apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

How to Hide Downloaded Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

You can also hide downloaded apps from App Store on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Hide is based on age restrictions or completely.

Step 1 : Go to Settings – General – Restrictions.

Step 2 : Scroll Down to Allowed Content Section and tap on Apps option.How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Step 3 : Now, you can select ” Don’t Allow Apps ” which hides all downloaded apps or Choose a particular age to hide apps rated for that age.How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch

Now, if you go back to your home screen, you will notice the apps you selected are now hidden.

These apps are only hidden, not deleted. You can return them with the same way you hide them.

This is the guide ” How to Hide Apps on iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch “.

Thank You for Reading !

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