Whether it’s a throwback picture or a video from college or something you just don’t want to share with the world. We all have content like these which we think is not fit for anyone else to watch. While the iPhone doesn’t have system-level options to lock individual apps, you still have third-party apps that let you hide photos. But what do you do when you have to hide a video? Well, don’t worry, that’s exactly what we’ll be looking at today. Here’s how to hide videos in plain sight.
How to Hide Videos Natively on iPhone
This method doesn’t hide your video as such, but you can easily trick your friends thinking it to be a video wrongly shot or too blurred without any useful content. You can easily hide your videos, here’s how. Open Photos app and open the video you want to hide. Then from the top right corner, select edit and choose crop icon from the bottom. Now to use both your fingers and drag the corners extremely inwards (Crop) and tap done. The result will just the small section of the video which doesn’t show what the original content consists of making it look discreet.
Whenever you want to see the content of the video or want to revert again, simply crop the same video again and this time use both your fingers and drag the corners to outwards to expand it to the original size again. Quirky way right?
So now whenever you lend your phone to someone and they’re scrolling through your pictures, you can sit back and relax. As they’ll ignore this as just another video, or even when they play it they’ll be very confused about the blurry content inside it. Well, do make sure, they don’t accidentally delete the video thinking it’s trash! Then you might lose the content in the pursuit of hiding it. All the best!