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How to Hide Whatsapp Photos, Videos & Audios from Gallery in Android

Hide Whatsapp Photos videos audio files from gallery

Hiding Whatsapp photos, videos and audios from Gallery and Music player is now possible by using this guide. Whatsapp is a messaging app that widely used. You can’t hide the downloaded files from the app. But, you can make it manually by adding a .nomedia file in the folder.

The .nomedia file is used to restrict the apps which are used to access media files from the folder. If a folder contains the .nomedia file, then Gallery and other media players don’t index the folder. Now you got the brief explanation about it. Just think it, people send a ‘Good morning’ photos everyday. And you surely don’t like to see similar images to shown up in the Gallery. And they may send funny audios as reply for your texts. This also not needed. So, you can easily hide it from the file manger.

Hide Whatsapp Photos videos audio files from gallery

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How to Delete/Block Whatsapp Photos, Videos & Audios from Gallery & other media players in Android:

  • You need a file manager app. If you don’t have it, download it now.
  • Now open the “Whatsapp” folder in the file manger.
  • Now you need to create a new file by pressing options button and create a new file and name it as “.nomedia”.
  • Then go to the Gallery, and check it. Those files are not visible.

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That’s it. You made it easily! your Whatsapp files doesn’t shown up in the gallery and other Media players such as Music Player, video Player, MX player, VLC player, Maven Audio Player and etc.. If you face any kind of problem, trouble or have any issue that may be difficult to understand how to do it with this guide, then don’t stop to inform us. Do share in comment section in case if you face any problems or met any errors in firmware update process. Your problems, suggestions or any other issues will be clarified and the correct answer or solution for your problem will be given to your comment as soon as possible.

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  1. Satendra

    February 7, 2015 at 2:25 am

    On note2 whatsapp media does not hide immediately after creating .nomedia file. why?

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