Android Tips

Easily Hide Apps inside Go Launcher EX

I don’t need to write much about the Go Launcher EX as the 100,000,000+ downloads speak volumes. It is likely that you too must have come across this feature rich launcher on your Android Phone sometime or most likely using it right now.

Here is an explanation of a built in feature of Go Launcher EX that will help you to hide apps and maintain privacy and security on your phone more smoothly.

How to hide Apps in Go Launcher EX

So, for this tutorial i believe that you have already installed this feature rich Go Launcher EX from play store. Next, go to home, and tap the settings. (See screenshot below)


Tap the hide app option.


Now you will be presented with the list of all the apps which are installed in the phone. You can simply tap the apps to select them. You can select as many apps you wanted. That’s it. Your apps are hidden and won’t be visible in the main menu.


To access the hidden apps you will have to go to hide apps menu once again. Also you can add further apps to the hidden area by pressing the ‘plus’ icon.


If you are willing to spend some bucks you can also have a security lock for individual apps. Tap the lock button to know more.



The tip might come handy when you want to protect certain apps from public use, or prevent in-app purchasing from your children or kins. The in-built feature of the launcher also saves your phone from downloading an additional app to perform the same function.

By Kamal Nayan

Kamal Nayan is a blogger at where he has been writing about personal technology, productivity hacks and often produces how to videos. He takes some time off from his engineering to write about tips and tweaks related to Android and other phones on this blog.

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