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Hidden Album: Hide Private Or Embarrassing Photos | iPadOS 17 Guide

Handing over your iPad to show off holiday snaps can lead to embarrassment if a swipe in the wrong direction reveals too much. You can avoid this by hiding certain images from regular view.

When in the image thumbnail view, tap on the image that you want to hide. Then tap the share button (the square with the arrow pointing upwards) in the top right corner, and tap Hide. Confirm that you want it hidden and it will be moved to a new folder called Hidden.

To find it, tap Albums followed by Hidden. This is the only place you’ll be able to find hidden photos – they’ll be missing from the Camera Roll and all other albums.

To return the snap to its previous location, follow the same steps – tap on the thumbnail, tap the share button, then tap Unhide.