How to Lock Folders on iPhone

  • 23 April 2023
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The best way to secure all private media, documents, etc., on your iPhone is to put them together and lock the folder. Unfortunately, the Files app on iOS does not come with a native solution to create password-protected folders. But don’t fret, as we’ll help you lock folders on iPhone so that you can store your documents securely. 

For those unaware, with iOS 16, the Photos app comes with a Hidden Album where you can store your private images and lock the folder. Moreover, you can even hide the Hidden Album so that it does not appear in the Photos app. Read along to learn how to lock folders on your iPhone.  


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I use the secure notes feature but not sure about using a free 3rd party app for ‘lock folders’

Anyone used this ‘Folder Lock app’?