Wednesday, 31 May 2017

How to Hide/Unhide any Folder/Album in MIUI Gallery?

How to Hide/Unhide any Album/Folder in MIUI Gallery?

Have you lost your Albums/Folder from the MIUI Gallery App? Unable to get them back again? Don't worry! I am here to help you out.

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Otherwise, if you don't want to watch the video for some reason, continue reading this article with the text and screenshots to understand the process.

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First of all, let me show you,...

How to Hide any Album from MIUI Gallery App?

If you would like to hide any album or folder from the MIUI Gallery App then proceed with the following process:

Open your MIUI Gallery App:
Launch your MIUI Gallery App, the icon of the Gallery App looks like the screenshot given below.

Launch MIUI Gallery App

Switch to Albums Tab:
Now switch to the Albums tab by clicking on the album as shown below in the screenshot or by swiping on the screen.

Switch to Albums Tab

Select any Folder/Album:
Now select whichever folder or album that you want to hide and Tap and Hold on its name.

Tap and Hold on the Album/Folder name

Click on Hide:
You will see many options for the selected folder/album. The 3rd option from the list is, Hide. Just click on it to hide the folder/album that you want.

Click on Hide

Boom! The folder/album is gone from the gallery app. Now there is only one way to get it back on the MIUI Gallery App. Now let's see how you can get them back again..

How to Unhide any Album in MIUI Gallery App?

Have you hidden your Album/Folder from the MIUI Gallery App, and unable to get them back?
Well, there is only one way to get it back, just follow the steps below:

Go to Settings
Go to Settings in your MIUI Phone.

Click on Settings

Go to System Apps
Now scroll down and find System Apps and click on that.
If you are thinking, "Why not directly search the setting that we need to change?"

Then the answer is, I already tried and tested it. The settings that we need to change does not appear in the search result. I don't know why, but it doesn't appear. So, you have to follow the step by step process...
Click on System Apps

Go to Gallery (Settings):
Now go to Gallery option from the System Apps Settings page as shown in the screenshot given below:
Go to Gallery Settings

Turn on Show Hidden Albums:
Now scroll down a little bit and find Show hidden albums and Turn on the option. After turning it on it will look like the screenshot below.

Turn on Show hidden albums

Go back to MIUI Gallery App:
Now go back to the MIUI Gallery App. The hidden folders/albums will now be shown in MIUI Gallery app as highlighted or dimmed. See the screenshot below for example;

Shown Hidden Folder/Album

To Unhide any Album/Folder just Tap and Hold on any of the Hidden Album or Folder that you want to unhide. Click on Unhide as shown below in screenshot:

Click on Unhide

Hurray!! It's done, you have successfully got back your hidden photos album/folder in the MIUI Gallery App.

You can also watch the video below to see it in live action. Otherwise, let me know if it helped or you have any other problems.
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