For some reasons you may want some of your personal media files like videos and pictures not to be displayed on your gallery. There are numerous applications available on app stores that handles that with ease while some phone come with built-in tools for such task.\r\nHowever the intruder may\u00a0know that you have these applications and persuade you to give them\u00a0 access to them. Therefore you need a way to hide your files so that even a phone geek\u00a0cannot decipher it.\r\nFollow these simple steps\u00a0:\r\n1. I want to hide the photo of that young man on orange vest. The image is in download folder.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nfind out the name of the image and go to your file manager and locate the folder where the file is saved.\r\nFor this illustration, my folder of interest is downloads\r\nLocate the file with the name you saw in your gallery and long\u00a0press on it\r\nFrom the options available select rename.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nEither change the entire text or remove the file extension(.jpg, .png,. 3gp, .mp4,\u00a0 .mpeg4) depending on the type of file.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWarning will pop up that removing the extension will render the file corrupted or useless or unreadable, just click OK or continue.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nPlease ensure that you memorize the new name in a situation where you would replace the entire text so that you can easily recover the file by repeating the process and adding back the correct file extension.\r\n\r\nHere the image is gone from my gallery.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nI\u00a0can easily recover the image with the same process and adding the correct file extension I removed back to the file with a name of my choice.\r\nIt might seem a\u00a0long process but sometimes it is really worth it.