Tag Archive: Hide


How to Hide Pictures in Photos for Mac with Hidden Album

If you have some picture(s) you’d rather not shown alongside your regular photo album in Photos for Mac, you can hide those photos and then use a special Hidden Photos album to contain the hidden images and browse them separately. These hidden pictures will be self contained and separate from the regular album views, though … Read More

How to Block or Hide a News Source in News App on iOS

The News app on iPhone and iPad includes a large number of publications, some of which you may be interested in and likely some that you have less interest in reading or maybe even don’t want to see at all. Fortunately it’s really easy to adjust the News app in iOS to block or hide … Read More

How to Hide MacOS Sierra Update Banner from the Mac App Store

Don’t want to update to macOS Sierra quite yet? You’ve likely noticed when you open the Mac App Store and visit the Updates tab, if you’re on a Sierra compatible Mac you will see a very large MacOS Sierra update banner, soliciting you to update and install the latest Mac system software update. It’s impossible … Read More

How to Hide Siri Menu Icon in macOS

Want to hide the Siri menu icon but still have Siri enabled on the Mac? This approach offers a way to reduce menubar clutter on a Mac, while still retaining the Siri assistant functionality and each of its useful commands. With the Siri menu bar icon hidden, you can still access Siri on the Mac … Read More

How to Hide Contact Photos in Messages on iPhone

The iOS Messages app defaults to showing assigned contact photos alongside each message thread, but if you’d rather those pictures are not shown alongside your iMessage chats, you can now toggle the thumbnails off on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This makes the Messages app chat screen a bit more simple looking, removing any picture … Read More

How to Hide Glances on Apple Watch

Apple Watch includes a variety of default glances, including a battery monitor, heart rate monitor, a calendar, a media playback adjuster, stocks, maps, a world map, amongst others. Additionally, many of the apps installed onto Apple Watch include a Glance feature with them, which allows users to quickly see a glimpse of what that app … Read More

How to hide your apps in iOS 9 without a jailbreak

Every once in a while, you might have an app or two that you really don’t want to show off. Whether it’s a racy game or two or dating apps you don’t want your children seeing when you hand them your phone to keep them occupied, being able to hide those apps from general view […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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How to hide your location from Facebook stalkers

Anyone you exchange messages with via Facebook Messenger could know where you’ve been at any point. If you’ve chatted with your boss? He could use this hack to figure out your sick days weren’t spent at home. Facebook intern Aran… Read more ›

Hide iOS QuickType bar and free up screen space

Got an iPhone 6 or smaller? You might be feeling a little cramped for space on your screen due to iOS 8’s new word-prediction system. That little gray bar that sits just above your iOS keyboard is called the QuickType… Read more ›

Show & Hide Notification Center Widgets in Today View of Mac OS X

The Mac Notification Center gained widgets in OS X Yosemite, which are revealed when the Notification Center is opened and the “Today” view is chosen. This looks and functions a bit like Widgets in iOS, and these widgets range from World Clock, Calculator, Weather, Reminders, Calendar, Stocks, Social, and an to an iTunes widget, but … Read More