Locking apps is not the same as hiding apps on your phone. Once you’ve locked your chosen app, it will be visible to everyone on your phone. However, the user must provide a password/fingerprint/pattern.
To Hide apps in your Mi smartphone, follow the simple steps outlined below:
Navigate to the mobile settings.
Navigate to Apps >> App Lock >> Enable App Lock
You are now in the Lock Apps tab.
Here you will find a list of all the currently available apps on your mobile device.
Now Turn on app lock for the apps you want to keep hidden.
You’ve completed everything. Your selected apps have stood removed from your phone.
Only you have access to your hidden apps on your phone now.
With a simple trick, you can open hidden apps on your Mi smartphone, and when you close the app, it will re-hide in your smartphone. And also you are the only one aware that this app remains installed on your phone.
To access the hidden apps on your Mi Redmi phone, follow the steps below:
Navigate to the home screen on your Mi smartphone.
On your mobile home screen and also spread two fingers apart.
Enter the app lock password you previously set.
You have a list of all the hidden apps on your phone.