5 Free apps to Hide or Lock files on Android


5 best Free Android apps to lock or hide files on your Android device.

Using an Android phone and ever thought of locking some private files on your phone ? Well then you are at the right place and here below are 5 good Android apps to lock/hide files and folders on your Android phone. Moreover all these apps are FREE of cost.

1. File Hide Pro

This app allows hiding any kind of file (Pictures, Audio, Videos and etc.) or folder. The best part of this app is that it is disguised as a Tip Calculator. So, no one knows that you are hiding some files.

To open the File Hide Pro app, you have to long-press the Tip Calculator app. There is also an option to use password protection.


One of the main drawbacks is the lack of thumbnails.

2. File Locker

This is another good app to lock all your files with one click. The best part of this app is that it can open documents directly from the app. Also notifies about unlocked files which are forgotten by the user.


3. iLock Pro

iLock Pro is one of the best file lock apps on Android.  It helps hide any private images and videos from others. The best feature of this is that the locked files do not open even if transferred to computer.


4. NQ Mobile Vault

This is a really good app that creates a password-protected location on your Andrid device where private contacts, SMS messages, call logs, videos and photos can be locked.


The best feature of this is the Private Contacts feature which can make selected contacts invisible on the phone. Also any calls or text messages from these locked contacts won’t appear in the default SMS folder and call logs.

5. Hide It Pro

Yet another free but multi-featured lock app for Android. The app is cleverly disguised as "Audio Manager" in the App Drawer.

Just select the pictures or videos in the gallery and click on Share> Audio Manager. They are locked !


It can categorize media into folders of our choice. Also it disappears from Recent apps list.

Hope the article helped you hide some files and folders.

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