How to Hide Photos from the People Album on iPhone (2023)

Not every selfie is worth viewing again. Here's how to hide photos in a People album on your iPhone.

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You can hide a photo from a People album if it's not flattering or you don't want others to see it there. Here's how to hide photos in a People album on iPhone.

Related: How to Add Someone to Your Favorites in the People Album of Photos

Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Keep photos you don't want featured out of your People album.  
  • Make sure your People albums only contain pictures you like. 

How to Hide a Photo from People Album on iPhone

Once you’ve hidden pictures and videos, you can view them by opening the Albums tab, scrolling to the bottom of the page, and tapping Hidden under Utilities. For more great iPhone privacy tutorials, check out our free Tip of the Day.

  1. Open the Photos app.

    iphone photos app
  2. Select the Albums tab and tap the People album.

    apple people album
  3. Choose the person who has a photo in their album that you want to hide. Tap their photo to open their album.

    tap the person in the people album
  4. Tap the photo you want to hide, then tap the Share icon in the lower-left corner.

    tap the share icon
  5. Tap Hide, then confirm Hide Photo.

    tap hide photo
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