Sometimes when you show others a photo on your phone, they swipe left and right to look at other photos. At times, such a situation may arise, with others knowingly or unknowingly viewing a picture they should keep secret.
This problem is exacerbated by the occasional use of someone’s phone by friends or family members. To solve this problem, Google has announced a new feature in its photo storage app Google Photos.
With Locked Folder in @googlephotos, you can add photos to a passcode protected space and they won’t show up as you scroll through Photos or other apps on your phone. Locked Folder is launching first on Google Pixel, and more Android devices throughout the year. #GoogleIO pic.twitter.com/yGNoQ8vLdq
— Google (@Google) May 18, 2021
Google Photos now offers folder locking. This feature allows users to password-protect sensitive photos. Google announced the feature on Wednesday, taking the opportunity of its annual developer conference.
The locked folder feature allows users to hide sensitive and confidential photos in Google Photos. Google has stated that the locked photos do not appear in the Google Photos feed.