One aspect that is highly valued by iPhone users is the privacy offered by the devices having well-protected personal information it is always of paramount importance.
Photos that anyone can have on their phone can contain very dangerous information because they represent important personal moments or because they contain sensitive information, such as bank accounts, identification numbers, and so on. Usually, the private information a person may have in their photos is sensitive, which is why it is so important to always keep it well protected.
To keep your iPhone photos protected, Apple allows you to put a password on image albums, and today we’ll show you how to put a password on your iPhone photo album.
What steps do I need to password protect my photo album?
To protect an album on your iPhone, you need to know that you’re mostly going to use the notes app, and while it may seem weird in principle, the process isn’t really complicated.
Put the password to an album
The photo album for which you want to set a password must be created in the notes application. To set the password, simply click on the icon with the 3 horizontal dots inside the note select the “Lock” option. When you do this, you will be taken to a tab where you will need to place it next to a suggestion that will serve to remember your password, if you forget it.
Create a photo trail
Notes when you are creating the album password You will receive an option that says “Use Touch ID”. This feature automatically links fingerprints stored on your device Apple as a way to unlock the album in the note.
To hide files, you must first search your iPhone. If you want to hide a picture, you need to go to your gallery, click on share and select the notes option. Then you will see all the folders you have created in your notebook you need to select one that will work as a secret album to keep your image in that place. If you want to save it to any other mobile file, the process is the same as we mentioned.
What can I do to hide an album on my iPhone device?
You can’t hide the albums you’ve created in your gallery on your iPhone properly, as the only way to protect them at this time is to do the process we just mentioned with the device’s notes app.
When you want to add photos to this album hidden in the notes you must first remove the lock, and then go to your gallery, select all the images you want to hide, and send them to the aforementioned album notes. After all this, you can lock the album again and your information will be safe.
What if I forgot the password that protects an album?
When you don’t remember the password you put in your note album, you’ll need to go to your iPhone’s options and enter the notes section. Of all the options you’ll see at the moment, type “Password,” and you’ll get to see it below Button that says “Reset Password.”. By clicking on it, you can reset the notes key. However, to do this, you first need to enter your Apple ID password, so you need to remember to reset your notes password.
Can I password with other apps on my iPhone?
To put the password in other apps on your iPhone, you need to enter the “Usage time” option, and then set the usage limit for the app you want to block. When that limit is reached the application will automatically fail and to re-enter, you must enter the password you set earlier.