How to hide apps in vivo phones without app or disabling apps

How to hide apps on Vivo phones | Without app or disabling apps

Do you want to hide any apps on your Vivo mobile? Then you have come to the right place. Welcome friends to another new step-by-step guide tutorial. Where I will tell you how to hide apps in vivo.

If you do not want to use an application on your Android phone, you can disable or uninstall it. But this will delete all the data in those apps.

But if you don't want to see the apps in your app drawer without deleting any data of those apps, then you can use the hidden apps feature.

There can be many reasons behind hiding any apps on your phone. Maybe you want to hide any of your work apps or dating apps from your family members or friends.

Whatever the reason, here you can hide any app by the default setting of your Vivo mobile phone. But by this method, you can’t hide the system apps.

But don’t worry! If you want to hide your system apps then you need to be Strategic. I will discuss both methods in this article. Check here are the instructions.

How to hide apps in vivo using default settings?

How to hide apps on Vivo phones

  1. First, go to settings.
  2. Now scroll down and select Privacy.
  3. Now choose a security option (pattern, pin, or fingerprint).
  4. Select privacy and app encryption.
  5. Now you will find the Hide App option. Tap on it.
  6. You will find the app list installed on your phone. Choose any apps and on the right side tap on the enable button to hide the apps.

Note: This option is available only for Funtouch OS 9.0 and higher versions. Also, remember that the hide app option is not available for Funtouch OS 3.1, 3.2, 4.0, and 4.5 versions.

If your Funtouch OS version is 3.0 or lower then follow the below instructions to hide the app.

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Hide app in vivo Funtouch OS 3.0

  1. Go to the vivo home screen and tap on the blank space. widgets and hide icon options will appear.
  2. Now tap on the hide icon and set the security password.
  3. Hold and slide downward any apps you want to hide.

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 Hide app in vivo Funtouch OS 2.6 and lower

  1. First press the menu button and select the hide icon.
  2. Now select the apps you want to hide. It will disappear from your screen.


Hide system apps in vivo by using the third-party launcher

How to hide apps on Vivo phones | Without app or disabling apps

  1. First, install and open the C launcher from Playstore.
  2. Now select C launcher as your default launcher.
  3. After applying the C launcher go to the home screen. Now stretch out your screen with two fingers.
  4. The hide apps option will appear. Tap on the setting. It will ask you for a password set. Now choose your password and confirm it again.
  5. After adding the password tap on a pencil icon at the top right corner. Select the apps and tap on OK to hide the apps.

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FAQ's on how to hide apps in vivo

There are some questions related to hiding app in vivo, that people ask for an answer. So I added them below in this article for my readers.

Q1. Which app can hide apps?

Friends if you want to hide any apps using third-party apps then there are a lot of applications available. But the most popular application are Nova launcher prime, c launcher, apex launcher, etc.

Q2. How to hide apps in funtouch os 11?

Friends if you are a vivo user and want to hide apps in funtouch os 11 then follow the below steps.

  1. First, open the imanager app that you can find on your home screen.
  2. Now you will find the first option App encryption. Tap on it to open.
  3. Set up the new password and security question with the answer.
  4. In the next window, you will find the Hide App option. Tap on it to open.
  5. Now you will find the list of installed apps on your phone. Simply tap on the toggle button to hide the apps.

NOTE: If you want to show the hidden apps then you will find an option at the top "View hidden apps", Enable it. Now swipe up with your two fingers on the home screen to view the hidden apps.

Q3. What to do if your Vivo Mobile does not support this feature?

If your vivo mobile does not exist the inbuilt hide app feature then you need to use the third party launcher. That I already discussed in this article.

But if you don't want to use any third-party apps on your mobile then what to do? In this situation, you can try the app encryption feature. That will not hide your apps but protect with password. Here how you can enable this?

Go to settings > then select privacy > Choose app encryption > Now setup your password.

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Final word

Friends this was the guide on how to hide apps in vivo. If you want to hide apps on your vivo mobile then you can try system default settings. But if you can’t hide the system apps, you need to use the nova launcher.

I think this information is helpful for you. If yes then share it with your friends and social media page. So that I can get big support from you. To get more guides and tutorials you can check the how-to section.

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