How to hide whatsapp images from the gallery in android mobiles


In day-to-day life, WhatsApp is widely used as a communication medium all over the world. Also, it becoming the addictive due to its features like status, sharing media (images and videos). This article will help to hide WhatsApp images from the gallery for the android mobiles.

Step 1: Go to the file manager on your phone. If you don’t have the file manager then you can download ‘ES file explorer’ or other file managers.

Step2:  Go to the ‘whatsapp’ folder.

hide whatsapp imagesStep3: Select ‘media’ folder.

hide whatsapp imagesStep4: Go to the ‘whatsapp images’.

hide whatsapp imagesStep5: Hit the three dots which are in the top right corner

hide whatsapp imagesStep6: Select ‘new’.

hide whatsapp imagesStep7: Hit ‘file’ and rename as ‘.nomedia’.

hide whatsapp imagesStep8: all is done and not further WhatsApp images will be shown in the gallery.

Again if you want to see the WhatsApp images in the gallery then you have to just delete the ‘.nomedia’ file from the folder. To delete the file you have to go in the ‘setting’, choose ‘display setting’ and tick to the ‘show hidden files’. Go to that folder and delete it.


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