Recover Hidden Photos, Videos, Audio & Other Files from Android Device Effectively

While you are using the Android device, you are using many apps, there are some apps that are capable of hiding the files that are saved in the device. but many users tend to forgot password of the apps that helped them to hide files on their device and then they look for the solution on how to unhide photos, videos on Android?

So, to recover hidden files on Android, it is possible with the assistance of Android Data Recovery Tool. This application software is also capable of:

  • Recovering the hidden photos, videos, audios, gallery, documents, etc.
  • Rescuing the deleted/lost data from all models of Android phones & tablets.
  • Restoring MMS, whatsapp messages, text messages.
  • Get back personal documents and notes and many more
  • 100% read only program. Safe and secure.


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Is the files from your android phone has become invisible? Are you unable to view data on your Android phones? Is the data files on your android phone has become hidden? Is it possible to restore the hidden files on your Android phones? Yes it is possible and you would be able to unlock hidden files from Android phone after reading this blog.

Android phones has become very popular among the mobile users, due to its simplicity and the advanced features that are installed in it. There are many manufacturers of Android phones available in the market such as Samsung, Sony, HTC, LG, Xiaomi, Gionee, etc. and each of them has their own brand value.

There are many apps that are used for hiding your confidential files on your Android phones such as File Hide Expert, Gallery Vault, Hide Pro, etc. In some cases, the files get hidden, if it has been infected by the virus. The photo, videos including other important documents gets hidden, when the dangerous virus comes in contact with the data saved in the phone. In such cases, it can be recovered by following few manual steps or with the help of third party application.

Additional Reading: How To Secure Android: 10 Tips for Securing Your Phone/Tablet

How Files Get Hidden on Android?

Generally the files get hidden mainly due to two reasons:

  • First, due to renaming the files with (.) dot operator or logical conflicts as a result your valuable data stored in Android OS gets hidden.
  • Second, due to virus attack
  • And third when you forgot the password of application that helped you to hide files on your device.

Additional Reading: How to Permanently Delete Recent Call History on Android Phone

How to Recover Hidden Files from Android Phones/Tablets?

Recover the hidden files due to logical conflicts or renaming the file:

In such cases, the hidden files can be recovered by following any of the methods mentioned below:

Method 1:

  • Select the “My File” option.
  • Then select the “Setting” option.
  • And then choose the option “Show Hidden Files”.

Method 2:

Recover hidden files by using the gallery.

  1. Among the apps select the gallery option.
  2. Then open the gallery menu.
  3. And select settings.
  4. Then select the option, show hidden files.

In this way, you can find hidden files on Android phone.

Additional Reading: How to Retrieve Data from an Encrypted SD Card after Android Factory Reset?

Recover Hidden Files that have been Infected due to Malicious Virus or Remained Hidden due to Forgotten App Password

The files that has been hidden by the virus or forgotten password of app that help you to hide files , then in that case the files can be recovered with the help of Android Data Recovery software. As it scans your entire Android phone both internally as well as externally and restores all the hidden files from Android. 

With the help of this software, you can easily:

  • Find hidden photos on Android
  • Unlock hidden files in Android
  • Unhide videos on Android
  • Show hidden files on Android


Using this application, you can recover the call history, Whatsapp messages, photos, videos etc.

It is a professional software as it helps you to retrieve all the data from all types of Android phones and tablets like Gionee, LG, Panasonic, Sony Samsung, Xiaomi, HTC, Motorola, Oppo, Vivo etc. It is also capable of recovering your notes, documents and the data saved in the memory card easily.

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Simple Steps to Restore Hidden Data from Android Device

Step 1: Connect Your Android device

First install Android Data Recovery on your computer and run it. Connect your android device and select 'Recover' among all the options. You can take help of a USB cable to connect your Android phone to the computer.

Note: Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging on your Android device.

Step 2: Choose file types to Scan

After establishing connection between your phone and computer, this tool will show all the data types it supports to restore.

In this window you will see that all the file types are checked by default. Choose the type of data that you'd like to restore. And after it click 'Next' to continue the data recovery process.

Step 3: Scan your device to find the lost data on it

There are two scanning modes are available first is “Scan for deleted files” and the second one is “Scan for all files”. Read the given description below the both options and select one from 'Scan for deleted files' and 'Scan for all files' according to your requirement.

And then click on 'Next' to initiate the analyzing and scanning your device.

After that, this android data recovery tool will scan the Android phone completely to restore deleted data. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient.

Step 4: Preview and recover deleted data on Android devices

After the completion of the scanning process, you can preview the recoverable files one by one. Check the items that you want back and click on 'Recover' to save them all on your computer.


Hence, you will find that now you can access all the files that was hidden on ypur Android, by following the manual steps mentioned above. However, if manual methods fails, then you can always use Android Data Recovery Software and easily find, unhide and retrieve hidden files within few simple mouse clicks.

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How to View and Recover Hidden Files on Android?
How to View and Recover Hidden Files on Android?
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How to View and Recover Hidden Files on Android?
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