How to hide apps in shade launcher in Android

Shade Launcher is an app launcher for Android platform and is look like default launcher of newer Android version’s launcher.

shade apps launcher

In my view, Shade Launcher is a very simple and cool app launcher, which is also lightweight and the main thing is this app launcher is open source.

How to hide apps in Shade Launcher

Time needed: 2 minutes.

To hide apps in Shade Launcher, Follow these steps:

  1. Go to home and swipe up

    Go to your Android device home screen and swipe up to see the apps in the launcher. (As in any launcher, we see the list of apps and then we choose the one to launcher. We need to first go there.)
    Shade Launcher

  2. Long tap to the app you want to hide

    In apps list, choose your app then Tap and hold the app you want to hide. (Long tap means when we keep our finger to the app for long time to see options.)long tap

  3. Tap the preferences

    After long tapping on selected app you need to tap on the preferences in the visible options

  4. Then tap to the Category

    In preferences, choose the category option. (You will many other options too.)
    Category

  5. Then tap to the Hidden

    After tapping on Category option, you will see many categories and you will see the last option of Hidden, which you need to select to hide your selected app.
    Choose the hidden

  6. Done

    Go to home and swipe up again. You won’t see your hidden apps. (To launch your hidden app, you need to search that from search option in the launcher.)
    Done

Thanks for reading this post. I hope this will help you to hide app in your Shade launcher. If you have any other issue please don’t hesitate to comment below. We’ll respond to your comment as soon as possible.

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