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Private Photo app review: keep your content private



You probably have a ton of photos stored on your device at any given time and of them there may be a few or a whole lot more than you want to keep private. The Private Photo app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone gives users a simple way to keep their photos and videos private so that no one but them can see them. Use the app to manage your photos into their own folders and sub-folders so browsing them and finding what you want is never an issue.

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Keep Prying Eyes Out

It's easy to keep your photos and videos private thanks to the Private Photo app. No more will you have to worry about content being seen that you don't want to share. The app requires a passcode to get into it or into each individual folder. There is even a decoy password feature to throw people off the trail. Now if someone is really trying to make an effort to figure out your business, the app will be able to record the amount of break-in attempts in a silent manner. You'll be able to see where, when, and who was trying to get in. To find your break-in attempts you can just look at the handy badge.

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The app does have a couple of in-app purchases available that range in price from $1.99 to $2.99. It scores very high with users who have given it 4.5 out of five stars. In its very recent updates it has now been made compatible with iOS 8, there were some minor bug fixes, and just some over-all stability enhancements.

Create folders and sub-folders
Create folders and sub-folders

Organize and Manage Photos with Ease

The Private Photo app isn't just meant to keep your photos private, even though that's a large part of it, it also gives users a way to organize and manage their photos and videos. You can create folders and then sub folders and manage the photos however you like, just drag and drop them. You can move, copy, rename files, and delete. If you want to sort your photos you can do so by filename, date, type, or other ways. You can view your photos as a slideshow in the photo gallery and if you happen to use the app on your iPad you can compare photos.

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There are additional features available if you make the in-app purchases, it just unlocks more opportunities to share and transfer photos.

View the break-in reports
View the break-in reports

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Pros and Cons


  • The app is user-friendly
  • It ensures that your photos and videos are always kept private
  • Set up the app to require a passcode to get into it or to open individual folders
  • Create folders and sub-folders and drop photos in


  • Some of the features and functionality requires additional in-app purchases

Photo details
Photo details

Final Thoughts

The Private Photo app for your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone gives users a streamlined way to manage their photos and videos and ensure they are kept private thanks to the passcode protection. This one is smooth, simple, and effective.


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