How to Hide WhatsApp Photo on Android Gallery

The images we receive in the application could cause us WhatsApp occasional awkward situation in case someone decides to browse the gallery of our smart phone with Android operating system. At the end of the day, we are not responsible for photographs that are shared in the groups in which we participate. Therefore, it is best to anticipate these uncomfortable situations WhatsApp hiding pics from gallery in Android so that it is completely impossible for anyone to get to browse the images we have received-or-sent through this application IM.

All you need to hide pics from WhatsApp on Android photo gallery is follow the steps listed below. Before proceeding with the tutorial should download and install the free app ES File Explorer from Google Play Store.  Once we have installed in our mobile application we can start with the tutorial.

The first thing to do is open the application you just installed on your terminal. Simply navigate to the list of applications and will press on the application of ES File Explorer.

When you open the application you will see that this is a file browser that lets you navigate through all the folders on your smartphone. Here is what we want to navigate to the folder “WhatsApp” which usually appears stored within the external memory card. When we get to that folder, access it and then click on the folder “Media”.

Then we click on the folder “WhatsApp Images” which is the folder where all the images that pass through this instant messaging application are stored.

Once inside this folder should display all pictures stored in our mobile WhatsApp. If you look at the bottom left of the application will see an icon with the sign “+”; click on this icon and from the popup window that opens, click on the option “File” (or “File” in the case that we use the untranslated version of the application).

Clicking on this option we will be creating a new file in the folder of images WhatsApp. And here comes the most important part of the tutorial: must name the file with the name (without the quotes, but respecting the point) “nomedia.”. Click on the button “OK” and the file should be created in the folder that corresponds in this case.

If we have correctly followed all the steps, now sufficient that sail to the image gallery to discover that our mobile wallet “WhatsApp Images” has disappeared. The images are stored in our mobile, but now we can rest assured that no one will access them without our permission. In case you want to return to this folder should be visible just delete the file. “Nomedia” we created in the previous step.