How to hide apps on Oppo phone using the pre-installed feature

Oppo allows users to hide apps and games without using any third-party application. You can vanish secret apps using oppo in-built features only you will be able to unhide them by using a password pin. Most of the latest smartphone comes with pre-installed features that enable you to manage home-screen however you want.

The smartphone company has millions of users around the world and offers you a wide range of features and hiding application is one of them, that can be used in several ways.

If you have some secret applications that you don’t want to know someone else, then this Oppo in-built feature can help you a lot. Here is the guide that will help you to hide apps and games and it works with all Oppo smartphone models like Oppo F17 Pro, Reno 4 Pro, Oppo A53, Oppo Find X2, Oppo K3, Reno 10X Zoom, Oppo F11 Pro, Oppo A9, Oppo F15, Oppo A12, Oppo A31. 

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How to hide apps on Oppo

Step 1. Go to the settings.

Step 2. Select “Fingerprint, face & password” after that you will get some options like App Lock, Private Space, Kid Space, select “App lock”

Step 3. Select apps which you want to hide from the home screen.

Step 4. Enable “Password verifications” When password verification is enabled, home screen icons can be hidden for protection.

Step 5. Enable “Hide Home Screen Icons” When Hidden, you can view the apps by entering the access number on the dial pad. This does not require verifying the lock password.

You need to enable the Hide home screen icon so that applications can disappear from the home screen after that phone will ask you to set an access passcode. This code will allow you to appear hidden apps, it will be asked you for the first time when you set up the hide feature.

Step 6. You have to tap on “Set Access Number” then enter a passcode that should be starting from # and contains one to sixteen characters. for e.g. #1234#

Step 7. Once you have done the number process, tap “Done” and the application will disappear from the screen.

Note: Before applying these steps, you must have ColourOS 5.0 or above otherwise these options will not help you to hide apps.

To upgrade ColourOS: go to “Settings” and select “About Phone” and upgrade the ColourOS version if your handset is not up to date, then go to the software update section and check the available OS updates and upgrade them to the new version.

After updating the phone, the hide app feature will add to your setting menu.

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How to find hidden apps on Oppo phones

Here is the guide that allows you to find hidden apps which you hide using Oppo in-built feature.

Step 1. You need to open the phone’s ‘Dailer’

Step 2. Enter the passcode number that you have entered while hiding your applications like #1234#, after that apps will appear on your home screen.

Hope you found helpful today, hide apps on Oppo phone without downloading any applications. This feature makes it more secure and encrypted your phone.

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