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    Default Can you hide text messages?

    Good day everyone and I hope i'm posting in the right section, it's my first time using tapatalk

    I just wanna ask if there is such application
    That can hide my messages? Or eat so ever as long as it can be hidden. If possible it can only be open using gestures or pressing certain key combination or maybe it can stay in the background.

    Hope you guys understand what I meant.
    I just need to hide some of my conversation with my girl. She's been reading my mom's text. So help me out guys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by justvalencia View Post
    I just need to hide some of my conversation with my girl.
    Is there any reason you can't delete them?
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    Default Re: Can you hide text messages?

    Why not just lock your iPhone?
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    I can delete it but what if my mom would text? And yeah, she knows the password of my phone. She gets mad if I change it.

    Is there such application? I hope it can automatically hide the messages received from a certain contact. That it would not show in the messages


    OT: how do you guys multi quote here in tapatalk 2?
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    Default Re: Can you hide text messages?

    I'm unaware of any app or method that can hide text messages on your device.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JustMe'D View Post
    I'm unaware of any app or method that can hide text messages on your device.
    Owen really? How sad :l
    I guess my girlfriend will always read my messages with my mom. Well I hope your wrong haha


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    Default Re: Can you hide text messages?

    your phone is your personal communication device she needs to understand this

    I never touch my girlfriend's phone and she doesn't touch mine we share a tablet and my laptop is for work and stuff

    setting tech boundaries is a must this day and age

    just my personal opinion as there doesn't seem to be an app for that
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    that said

    to maybe help you out you can try a google voice account and you can text your Mom from there and she might not notice

    hope that helps
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    Default Re: Can you hide text messages?

    Quote Originally Posted by justvalencia View Post
    I can delete it but what if my mom would text? And yeah, she knows the password of my phone. She gets mad if I change it.
    Whose texts are you trying to hide from whom?

    I thought you were trying to hide the texts from your girlfriend so that your mother couldn't read them. Is that correct?
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    Quote Originally Posted by androidluvr2 View Post
    Whose texts are you trying to hide from whom?

    I thought you were trying to hide the texts from your girlfriend so that your mother couldn't read them. Is that correct?
    Wrong I am trying to hide my mothers text to my girlfriend. Hope someone can help me this is really turning into a serious privacy problem.


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    Default Re: Can you hide text messages?

    Why are your mothers texts to your girlfriend on your phone?
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    Quote Originally Posted by justvalencia View Post
    Wrong I am trying to hide my mothers text to my girlfriend. Hope someone can help me this is really turning into a serious privacy problem.
    There appears to be an app that can do this if you jailbreak but if you aren't jailbroken, it doesn't look like it is an option.

    There are apps that can do this for android, but of course, you would have to get a new phone.

    You know, it might be easier to get a new girlfriend
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    Quote Originally Posted by Timhewitt View Post
    Why are your mothers texts to your girlfriend on your phone?
    I believe he meant he is trying to hide his mother's text from his girlfriend. I don't think english is his first language.
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    In my phone my mother text me about personal matters and my girlfriend reads then

    Quote Originally Posted by androidluvr2 View Post
    There appears to be an app that can do this if you jailbreak but if you aren't jailbroken, it doesn't look like it is an option.

    There are apps that can do this for android, but of course, you would have to get a new phone.

    You know, it might be easier to get a new girlfriend
    Hah changing girlfriend is not easy you know. I tried searching in App Store and I saw some I used the keyword hide SMS.maybe you guys can try and look at it if it's legit? Please?




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    Quote Originally Posted by justvalencia View Post
    I tried searching in App Store and I saw some I used the keyword hide SMS.maybe you guys can try and look at it if it's legit? Please?
    If it is this one, read the reviews:

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hide...0l3Vy&ct=vb_im

    It doesn't hide them from the regular text messages. From what I can tell, Apple won't let you do that. You have to jailbreak your phone to be able to get an app that will do that.
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    Default Re: Can you hide text messages?

    Just tell your girlfriend not to read your messages. Put a pass code on it that she doesn't know. Any reasonable person should respect that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    Just tell your girlfriend not to read your messages. Put a pass code on it that she doesn't know. Any reasonable person should respect that.
    Am I the only one who suspects it is not his mother's texts he wants to hide from his girlfriend?

    Honestly, if my boyfriend or husband locked me out of his phone, I would be suspicious he was cheating on me. Had 2 friends now whose husbands went from unlocked to locked phones and in both cases, they were cheating on their wives.

    If you want to cheat, get an android or jailbreak your phone, lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by androidluvr2 View Post
    Am I the only one who suspects it is not his mother's texts he wants to hide?

    Honestly, if my boyfriend or husband locked me out of his phone, I would be suspicious.
    But if they have both have their own phones why would they need to snoop on the others. It's called trust. My husband doesn't have a pass code on his phone but I'd never pick it up and view his messages, emails, etc on it. I have a pass code on my phone which he happens to know, but he'd never pick up my phone either. We do sometimes briefly trade phones to share a funny story or picture, but I'd no more snoop on his phone than I'd sit at his computer and look at his email there or open any snail mail he happened to get. Trust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    But if they have both have their own phones why would they need to snoop on the others. It's called trust.
    I agree but not all men are trustworthy when it comes to sex. Not all women, either, but it seems to be a bigger problem for men.


    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    My husband doesn't have a pass code on his phone but I'd never pick it up and view his messages, emails, etc on it.
    And if he all of a sudden locked it and didn't offer you the pass code, what would you think?

    This happened to a woman I know and her husband explained that he had sensitive work messages/emails on his phone and was afraid if he lost it, someone else would have access to that information. A year later, he asked for a divorce. During the divorce, she found out he had started seeing the other woman 1 day before he locked the phone.


    Quote Originally Posted by Karenkcoulter View Post
    We do sometimes briefly trade phones to share a funny story or picture, but I'd no more snoop on his phone than I'd sit at his computer and look at his email there or open any snail mail he happened to get. Trust.
    Not all women are as trusting as you are nor should they be. Lots of women have reason not to trust their partners. Sad, but true. Looks like you found one of the good ones, though, but not all women are so lucky. I could tell you stories about what women I know in real life have had to go through that are more shocking than fictional stories. Like the one who found out about her husband's secret other family. Yep, thought that stuff only happened in books, but nope, it really does happen.

    Personally, I agree with you. If you can't trust them, you shouldn't be with them. But things get complicated once children are in the picture and it is not so easy to leave for some women. Their and their children's standard of living takes a hit and if they have to work outside the home and share custody, it means significantly less parenting time than they would like with their children.

    Obviously went off topic here, but the bottom line is this - Apple will not allow an app with the functionality the OP is looking for to be sold in the Apple app store. If you want that sort of functionality and to keep your iPhone, you need to jailbreak it. If your iPhone has already been updated to 6.1.3 and can't be jailbroken, buy a used iPhone that is running 6.1.2 or earlier. Or give up your iPhone and move to an Android phone. Those are the options.
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    Guys it's not that I'm cheating with girlfriend we have been together for 2yrs. And sex? Please some guys can control it. For 2 yrs. there were no sexual intercourse I just want to hide my mothers text that's all. Coz sometimes what my mom txt to me is really private.

    And put a passcode? Not a chance. She'll be really mad to me

    And if I jailbreak my iPhone what app should I use?


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    Quote Originally Posted by justvalencia View Post
    Guys it's not that I'm cheating with girlfriend we have been together for 2yrs. And sex? Please some guys can control it.
    I agree. Some.

    Quote Originally Posted by justvalencia View Post
    And if I jailbreak my iPhone what app should I use?
    I would repost this question on the jailbreak forum since they would be more knowledgeable. It sounds like what you want to do is selectively hide text messages from a specific person rather than hide all of your text messages. Some of the jailbreak apps hide all of your text messages, but that is not what you want. You want it to look like nothing is being hidden and yet still hide and have password protected access to text messages from a specific person.
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    Quote Originally Posted by justvalencia View Post
    Guys it's not that I'm cheating with girlfriend we have been together for 2yrs. And sex? Please some guys can control it. For 2 yrs. there were no sexual intercourse I just want to hide my mothers text that's all. Coz sometimes what my mom txt to me is really private.

    And put a passcode? Not a chance. She'll be really mad to me

    And if I jailbreak my iPhone what app should I use?


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    You could try HideEmAll if you're jailbroken. I can't recommend it personally however.


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    Quote Originally Posted by androidluvr2 View Post
    I agree. Some.

    I would repost this question on the jailbreak forum since they would be more knowledgeable. It sounds like what you want to do is selectively hide text messages from a specific person rather than hide all of your text messages. Some of the jailbreak apps hide all of your text messages, but that is not what you want. You want it to look like nothing is being hidden and yet still hide and have password protected access to text messages from a specific person.
    The problem will be he is most likely on 6.1.3 which isn't jailbreakable at this time. Probably have to wait for iOS 7 to drop and then wait some more.


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    Quote Originally Posted by sherlock View Post
    The problem will be he is most likely on 6.1.3 which isn't jailbreakable at this time. Probably have to wait for iOS 7 to drop and then wait some more.
    Or buy a used iPhone 5 that is still on 6.1.2 and sell his.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sherlock View Post
    You could try HideEmAll if you're jailbroken. I can't recommend it personally however.
    Does it let you selectively hide texts from a specific person? That is what he wants to do.
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