How to Hide Files Using X-Plore on Android Device

Somehow, phone users feel violated when their mobile devices are handled by someone else. This is either because they've got very important files or documents which they don't want a third party to know about on the device or they don't just like their device been handled by any other persons. Behavior of phone users have been studied over the years regarding this issue and it was discovered that this is just the bitter truth. With this being said, a simple tutorial on how to have the free mind of giving out your mobile device to a person without the feeling of being violated is what I shall be writing on today.

make your files invincible on android device

This tutorial will be using one of the most commonly used and best file explorer, the X-Plore as the tool for making files or documents invincible. What kind of documents am I talking about here? Pictures, Videos, PDF Files, Microsoft documents and the rest.

Why am I regarding the X-Plore as one of the best?

1. It's simple but complex
2. Attractive User Interface
3. Navigation of files made easy
4. Built in application: image viewer, video and audio player and documents viewer

How to Hide Files Using X-Plore on Android Device

1. Launch Your android device Google PlayStore
2. Search, download and install X-Plore
3. Launch the installed application.
4. Get familiar with the application
5. Navigate to where the proposed files to be hidden are.
6. Mark the file and look at the right panel to see if the rename option has been highlighted.
7. Rename the file extension by adding any alphabets to it. Example, rename mp4 to mp4z, jpg to jms and the likes
Renaming of the file extension from what it was supposed to be to a completely different one makes the file useless and not readable by phone system
8. Check the file and voila, it's gone


How to Undo the hidden files

1. Launch the X-plore Application.
2. Navigate to where the hidden file is located.
3. Mark and rename the hidden file to its normal file extension e.g mp4z back to mp4, jms back to jpg
4. Check the file and gbam!!! it's back

The above are the simple steps needed to get your files hidden and as well visible after it has been made hidden using one the most commonly used file explorer. Should you need more clarification regarding this tutorial, do not hesitate to contact me.

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