How to Hide Apps on iOS 10/10.1/10.2/10.3

Summary

Are there any apps on your iPhone/iPad/iPod that you don't want others to see? Here in this post, we summarized a few possible ways for you to hide apps on iOS 10.

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May. 11, 2017

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We all have secrets on our iDevices, don't we? For instance, private conversations on social apps, personal pictures on some picture-edit software. How to hide those secrets from others? Since it is not easy to just hide specific things on your app, you can choose to hide the whole app. Here in this post, we summarized a few possible ways for you to hide apps on iOS 10 and higher.

Method 1. Hide Apps on Home Screen

Step 1. Have a full page of apps, if not, please remove apps from other pages.

Step 2. Drag the app you want to hide to the page full of apps.

Step 3. Drop it on the top of one of the apps to create a folder, but don't release it, then take it out of the folder.

Step 4. Drop it on the dock at the bottom of the screen. After all has been done, the app is no longer to be seen. Please be aware that after rebooting, the apps you have hidden though this way would come back to screen.

Method 2. Hide Apps on Settings

Step 1. Go to Settings > General > Restrictions. If you don't have Restrictions option on your iDevice, you can set Restrictions up with a password. To enter Restrictions, inputting password is needed.

Step 2. Under Restrictions, all apps are shown, switch the tab next to the app you want to hide to your left, then the app is hidden.

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Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 1

Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 1

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Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 2

Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. Click ">" symbol to continue.

Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 3

Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 3

Step 4. Select items you want to transfer, then click on ">" symbol again. All items you want from your old iPhone are being transferred to your new iPhone.

Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 4

Transfer All Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone - Step 4

The Bottom Line

That's all for how to hide apps on iOS 10. Hope those are helpful. If you have any problems about this article, please don't hesitate to contact us via email. By the way, don't forget to give AnyTrans a try!

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