How to Hide Apps on One UI 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy Phones (Android 13)

Hide Apps on One UI 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy Phones (Android 13): In the modern world, we are constantly bombarded with notifications and updates. Our phones are beeping and vibrating at all hours of the day, and it can be hard to keep up. One way to declutter your phone is to hide apps that you don’t use often or that you want to keep private.

Hiding apps on One UI 5.0 on Samsung Galaxy phones is a simple process that takes only a few steps. In this blog post, we will show you how to hide apps on your Samsung Galaxy phone using the latest version of Android.

Step One: Open the App Drawer

Open the app drawer by tapping on the icon in the bottom left corner of your screen. This will bring up a list of all the apps installed on your phone. Find the app you want to hide and tap and hold on it.

A menu will pop up with various options. Tap on “Hide” and the app will be moved to a hidden folder.

Step Two: Select the Menu Button

To hide apps on your Samsung Galaxy phone using One UI, first select the Menu button. This can be done by tapping the icon in the top-right corner of the home screen, or by swiping up from the bottom of the screen.

Once you’re in the menu, tap on the “Settings” icon. From here, select the “Display” option.

Scroll down to the “Home Screen” section and tap on “Hide Apps”.

A list of all of your installed apps will now appear. To hide an app, simply tap on the checkbox next to it. Once you’ve selected all of the apps you want to hide, tap on “Done” in the top-right corner.

Step Three: Choose Hide Apps

Now that you’ve decided which apps you want to hide, it’s time to choose how to hide them. One UI offers two ways to hide apps: through the App Drawer or by using Samsung’s Secure Folder.

If you want to keep your hidden apps more organized, the App Drawer is the way to go. To access it, simply tap on the Apps icon in your home screen. From there, tap on the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen and select “Edit.”

Scroll down until you see the “Hide app” option and tap on it. A checkmark will appear next to each app that you can hide. Once you’re done, tap on “Done” in the upper right corner of the screen.

If you want more security for your hidden apps, Samsung’s Secure Folder is the way to go. Secure Folder is a special space for storing private and sensitive data that can be locked with a PIN or biometric authentication.

To set up Secure Folder, go to Settings > Security > Secure Folder. Tap on “Create secure folder” and follow the prompts. OnceSecure Folder is set up, you can add apps to it by tapping on “Add apps.”

A list of all installed apps will appear. Tap on the ones that you want to add to Secure Folder and then tap on “Add.”

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Step Four: Select the Apps to Hide

To hide apps on your Samsung Galaxy phone using One UI, first go to the Settings app. Then, tap on the “Display” option. Next, tap on the “Home Screen” option. Finally, select the “Hide Apps” option and choose the apps you want to hide.

How to Unhide Apps on Samsung Galaxy Phones (Android 13)

To unhide apps on Samsung Galaxy phones running Android 13 or higher, simply open the app drawer and tap the three dots at the top right. From there, select “Show hidden apps” and all of your hidden apps will be displayed. You can then select which ones you want to unhide.

Try Secure Folder to Hide Apps and Data

Secure Folder is a great way to hide apps and data on your Samsung Galaxy phone. Simply create a new folder and add the apps and data you want to hide. Once you’ve added everything you want to keep hidden, go to the Secure Folder settings and enable the ‘Hide content from Launcher’ option. Your apps and data will now be hidden from view, but still accessible if you know the name of the folder or the exact location.


Overall, hiding apps on One UI 5.0 is a pretty simple process that can be done in just a few taps. Whether you’re trying to declutter your app drawer or simply want to keep certain apps private, this guide should help you out. Let us know if you have any questions down below and we’ll do our best to answer them.

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