How To: Hide/Unhide pictures from BlackBerry Smartphone


If you want to take BlackBerry security up a notch and protect your files, such as your pictures, you can actually hide them in your BlackBerry device. In this tutorial, I am going to teach you how to hide/unhide pictures on your BlackBerry Smartphone through the device memory.

BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 and BlackBerry 6:

Follow these steps to hide a picture on the BlackBerry smartphone:

  1. On the Home screen of the BlackBerry smartphone, click Media.
  2. Go to Pictures.
  3. Open the picture desired to hide.
  4. Press the Menu key and click Properties.
  5. Select the Hidden check box and click Close.

Follow these steps to unhide a picture on the BlackBerry smartphone:

If the picture is in Device Memory,

  1. Click Device Memory.
  2. Click home.
  3. Click user.
  4. Click pictures.
  5. Press the Menu key and click Show Hidden.
  6. Hidden pictures will display dimmed.
  7. Highlight the hidden picture.
  8. Press the Menu key and click Properties.
  9. Uncheck the Hidden check box and click Close.

BlackBerry Device Software 4.5:

Follow these steps to hide a picture on the BlackBerry smartphone:

  1. On the Home screen of the BlackBerry smartphone, click Media.
  2. Go to Pictures.
  3. Once in pictures, it may be required to click on My Pictures.
  4. Open the picture desired to hide.
  5. Press the Menu key and click Properties.
  6. Select the Hidden check box and click Close.

Follow these steps to unhide a picture on the BlackBerry smartphone:

  1. Click Media.
  2. Press the Menu key and click Explore.

If the picture is in Device Memory,

  1. Click Device Memory.
  2. Click home.
  3. Click user.
  4. Click pictures.
  5. Press the Menu key and click Show Hidden.
  6. Hidden pictures will display dimmed.
  7. Highlight the hidden picture.
  8. Press the Menu key and click Properties.
  9. Uncheck the Hidden check box and click Close.

Source: BlackBerry

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