You can hide photos on iPhone, iPad running on iOS 8 from the Camera Roll, Collections Year and Moments by selecting them one by one but still have easy access to them yourself. The same process goes for videos on iDevices.Hides Photos on iPhone/iPad

Hide Photos on iPhone

Here is how to go about it on iOS 8 and how to access the hidden photos and videos yourself and how to unhide them if you want.

Hiding Photos & Videos on iOS 8

The steps might seem lengthy but they are easy. Here they are:

  1. Launch the Photos application.
  2. Tap the Albums or the Camera Roll.
  3. Tap and hold the photo or video you want to hide. Alternately you can tap the photo or video to open in on the screen and then tap and hold it.Hide Photos iPhone
  4. A popup menu appears with two options, Copy and Hide, you tap on Hide.
  5. Tap on ‘Hide Photo’ or the ‘Hide Video’ option to confirm the hiding.iPhone Hide Photos

Accessing the hidden photos and videos on iOS 8

You can see the hidden items easily and even share them at your will even when they are still hidden.

  1. Launch the Photos application.
  2. Tap on ‘Albums’.
  3. You need to scroll down to find the ‘Hidden’ folder that you will find will have no thumbnail.iPhone Hide Videos
  4. Select the photo or video you want to check out.
  5. The rest of the options will come as they come for any other photo or video once you tap on the hidden one you want to see or share.

Unhiding hidden photos and videos on iOS 8

You may want to unhide a hidden photo or video when you don’t think it needs to be so private after all.

  1. Launch the Photos application.
  2. Tap on Album.
  3. Scroll down and tap on the Hidden folder.
  4. Tap and hold the photo or video you want to unhide.
  5. Tap to unhide it.

The process can be a little time consuming but it offers convenient privacy.