How to hide apps in vivo 2023 [100% working]

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 want to hide apps in vivo without deleting any data from 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 system apps then you need to be Strategic. I will discuss both methods in this article. Check here the instructions.

How to hide apps in vivo using a built-in feature?

  1. First, go to settings.
  2. Choose Privacy.
  3. Select privacy and app encryption.
  4. Now choose a security option (pattern, pin, or fingerprint).
  5. Now Tap on the hide app option.
  6. Enable the view hidden apps option.
  7. Scroll down and enable the toggle button of the apps from the list you want to hide.

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.

How to view hidden apps in vivo

Maybe you think, How Can I open my hidden app In vivo phone? If you want to access your hidden apps it's very simple. Here's how:
  • Go to the home screen.
  • Now swipe up with two fingers.
  • Enter the security lock or pattern.
  • Hidden apps will be shown to you.

How to hide system apps in vivo

By using built-in features you can not hide the system apps. For that, you need to take the help of a third-party launcher.

There are lots of popular free launcher available. You can try one of them. In this guide, I will show you how to use the C launcher to hide system 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 to set a password. So 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.
How to hide apps on Vivo phones | Without app or disabling apps

Important: To show the app you hide, simply go to the home screen > Stretch out with two fingers > enter the pattern > hidden apps will show.

FAQs on how to hide apps in vivo

There are many questions related to how to hide apps in vivo. Many people search for those questions on search engines or forums. So I added them to 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?

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

  1. First, open the imanager app that you can find on your home screen.
  2. Tap on App encryption.
  3. Set up the new password and security question with the answer.
  4. In the next window, tap on the Hide App option.
  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 have 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 them with a password. Here is how you can enable this.

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

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.

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