How to hide pictures using BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.3.1

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Introduced in BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.3.1, a new option has been added that allows you to hide pictures.

For those that share their device with other people this is a great way to prevent someone from viewing photos you don’t want them to see. Here’s how to do it!

To hide a single picture

  1. Open the Pictures app
  2. Tap and hold a picture you want to hide
  3. Tap 1031-3dot followed by 1031-HidePicture Mark to Hide

The picture is now marked as hidden, but will remain visible until you select to hide it using the Hide Items option described below.

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To hide multiple pictures

  1. In the Pictures app, tap and hold the first picture you would like to hide
  2. Tap Select More
  3. Tap each picture that you would like to hide
  4. Tap mba1406906069975_lowres_en-us Mark to Hide along the bottom toolbar

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How to hide pictures

After marking pictures to be hidden, complete the following steps.

  1. Open the Pictures app
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen
  3. Tap 1031-HidePicture Hide Items

To view hidden pictures again, swipe down from the top of screen followed by tapping Unhide Items.

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