HomeHow To Tips

How to Hide/Unhide Whatsapp Images and Videos in Gallery For FREE?

How to Hide/Unhide Whatsapp Images and Videos in Gallery For FREE?
Like Tweet Pin it Share Share Email

Whatsapp is an excellent app for easy communication with anyone in the world. However, certain things annoy us about the Whatsapp features. For instance, we all have one too many groups on Whatsapp and every day we all exchange dozens of images that got saved in our phone’s gallery and use the memory of our phone, right?

In a given blog we can see the easiest ways to hide or unhide the Whatsapp images and Whatsapp videos from our phone’s gallery for free.

Steps to hide and unhide the Whatsapp images and videos in phone’s gallery

es file explorer

  • As soon as it gets installed open the “ES File Explorer File Manager” app
  • In the home screen of ES File Explorer File Manager, you will see all the directories which you already have in your phone

 

How to HIDE the WhatsappIMAGES in the gallery for free?

  1. Find and click on “Whatsapp” directory
  2. Then it will show you 4-5 different folders. Now click on “media” folder
  1. Now, click on “WhatsApp Images” folder
  2. It will display all your Whatsapp imageswhatsapp images
  3. Now, at the bottom of the screen click on “+” symbol named as “New.”
  4. new-file
  5. It will give you a pop-up screen and ask you to create a “File” or “Folder.”

file-folder

  1. Select the “File” Option and provide the name of the file.
  2. For example, the file name can be .nomedia and click on the OK option.

nomedia

  1. The benefit of using the “.nomedia” is if any app tries to access your folder then after reading the “.nomedia” file name it will come to know that there is no media in this folder. And would not access the files.
  2. As soon as you click on OK, an icon will appear as the hidden file
  3. Now, it will hide your “Whatsapp images” folder

 

How to UNHIDE the WhatsappIMAGES folder in phone’s gallery?

  1. Open the “ES File Explorer File Manager” app
  2. Find the Whatsapp directory and click on Media folder
  3. Now at top left corner of the phone’s display, you will find three horizontal lines. Click on them, and a sidebar with options will appear.
  4. Scroll down the sidebar options and find turn on “show hidden file” options
  5. Now, go back select the “.nomedia” file then from bottom screen options select “delete”. Confirm the delete by clicking on OK.
  6. Now, all your Whatsapp images will appear in your phone’s gallery.

 

How to HIDE the WhatsappVIDEO in a gallery for free?

  1. Find and click on “Whatsapp” directory
  2. Then it will show you 4-5 different folders. Now click on “media” folder
  3. Now, click on “WhatsApp Videos” folder
  4. It will display all your Whatsapp videos
  5. Now, at the bottom of the screen click on “+” symbol named as “New.”
  6. It will give you a pop-up screen and ask you to create a “File” or “Folder.”
  7. Select the “File” Option and provide the name of the file.
  8. For example, the file name can be .nomedia and click on an OK option.
  9. The benefit of using the “.nomedia” is if any app tries to access your folder then after reading the “.nomedia” file name it will come to know that there is no media in this folder. And would not access the files.
  10. As soon as you click on OK, an icon will appear as the hidden file
  11. Now, it will hide your “Whatsapp videos” folder

 

How to UNHIDE the Whatsapp VIDEO in the gallery for free?

  1. Open the “ES File Explorer File Manager” app
  2. Find the Whatsapp directory and click on Media folder
  3. Now at top left corner of the phone’s display, you will find three horizontal lines. Click on them, and a sidebar with options will appear.
  4. Scroll down the sidebar options and find turn on “show hidden file” options
  5. Now, go back select the “.nomedia” file then from bottom screen options select “delete”. Confirm the delete by clicking on OK.
  6. Now, all your Whatsapp videos will appear in your phone’s gallery.

 

Save

Save

Save

Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *