Like most Android skins, Vivo’s Funtouch OS allows users to hide certain apps that they don’t want to be displayed on their phone’s home screen. If you are concerned about someone getting unauthorised access to your phone, you can keep all your banking and financial apps stashed away in a hidden folder. In this article, we show you how to hide and unhide apps on a Vivo smartphone.
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Hide and Unhide apps on a Vivo smartphone
Step 1: Go to Settings and select Security.
Step 2: Tap on Privacy & app encryption.
Step 3: Enter your password or verify your fingerprint.
Step 4: Select App hiding.
Step 5: Turn on the toggle toggle switch for the apps you want to hide.
Step 6: Turn off the toggle switch for the apps you want to unhide.
Step 7: If you quickly want to access the hidden apps from your home screen, turn on the toggle switch for View hidden apps.
Step 8: To password-protect the hidden folder, turn on the toggle switch for Verify privacy password.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I hide apps on a Vivo smartphone?
Go to Settings>Privacy & app encryption>App hiding and turn on the toggle switch for the apps you want to hide.
How do I find hidden apps on my Vivo smartphone?
To access the hidden app folder on your Vivo smartphone, simply swipe up with two fingers on the home screen and enter your password.
How do I unhide apps on my Vivo smartphone?
Go to Settings>Privacy & app encryption>App hiding and turn off the toggle switch for the apps you want to unhide.
This is how you can hide and unhide apps on a Vivo smartphone. Apart from hiding an app, you can also use the app encryption feature to password-protect any app of your choice. You can find this option in the Privacy & app encryption settings. To learn how to hide or unhide apps on a Samsung device, check out this article.
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