WidsMob PhotoVault User Guide


How to protect your private photos secretly? Actually, you can set a lock on those personal pictures, just like what you do on your bedroom, drawer or even diary. This is what WidsMob PhotoVault can do for you. Yes, you can hide sensitive pictures from others without your permission. Once you import photos to PhotoVault, the other third party programs cannot track those photos any more.

Actually, you can hide not only common pictures, but also RAW and GIF files. Thus, it is a good idea to transfer pictures from your digital camera to WidsMob PhotoVault. There is no need to worry about the incompatibility issue. Then here comes the question, how to hide photos and manage built-in filters? You can get satisfying results from the following paragraphs.


How to Set Up and Hide Pictures

Step 1: Enter the password

The moment you launch WidsMob PhotoVault, you will be notified to set up your password. Actually, it is the only key that you can access your hidden photos. So you had better write it down in your notebook in advance. Be aware that the password should be no less than 6 characters. Then choose “Done” to move on.

set up password

Step 2: Set the security level

Find and click “WidsMob PhotoVault” on the top left corner of your computer. Choose “Preferences…” from its drop-down menu. Locate the “Security” section. The default security level is “Standard”. Once you enter the correct password, you can manage all your hidden pictures directly.

If you want to hide some private pictures, you can switch to the “High” level. Consequently, every time you want to export or share those pictures, you need to enter the unlock password.

set the security level

Step 3: Move pictures to a safe place

Once you launch WidsMob PhotoVault, you will be in the default “Photos” folder. You can click the “+” icon under “Albums” to add a new photo folder if necessary. Later, click “Import” on the top right corner of the window. Well, you can choose “Import…” from the top “File” menu to import pictures as well. Browse and choose photos from your local folder. Then click “Open” to confirm.

You will be notified whether to delete original photos. Choose “Delete Photos” to remove those encrypted images from the local folder permanently. In another word, you cannot find those pictures in the original folder since then.

move pictures safe place

How to Move Pictures to A Certain Folder Selectively

Step 1: Highlight your target photo in the main interface.

Step 2: Click the “Star” icon on the top right corner to move it to the “Favorites” folder.

Step 3: Choose “Add to Favorites” or “Add to Album” to move pictures to the desired folder.

add to favorites

How to Delete a Photo

Step 1: Choose your target photo.

Step 2: Click the “Trash” icon on the top right corner of WidsMob PhotoVault.

Step 3: Choose “Delete” from the “Edit” drop-down menu. (optional)

Step 4: Click “Delete Photo” to remove the selected picture permanently.

Note: If you delete a picture in the “Photos” folder, then its duplicates will be erased simultaneously. To be more specific, the “Photos” folder is the home of all WidsMob PhotoVault images.

delete a photo

How to Change a New Password

Step 1: Choose “Preferences…” from the “WidsMob PhotoVault” list.

Step 2: Click “Change Password…” in the “Account” section.

Step 3: Enter the correct old password and new password in order.

Step 4: Choose “Change Password” to confirm your change.

change password

How to Browse Photos in a Slideshow

Step 1: Locate the folder that contained pictures you need.

Step 2: Click “View” on the top menu bar.

Step 3: Choose “Play Slideshow” from its drop-down list.

Step 4: Use “Esc” or other keys on your keyboard to control the slideshow.

view photos slideshow mode

How to Adjust Slideshow Speed

Step 1: Locate the “Preferences” window.

Step 2: Choose the “General” option.

Step 3: Uncheck or keep the “Loop” feature.

Step 4: Adjust the “Duration” to 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2 or 2.5 second manually.

adjust slideshow speed

How to Hide All Photos Quickly

Step 1: Choose “WidsMob PhotoVault” followed by “Preferences…”.

Step 2: Locate the “Security” window.

Step 3: Check “Lock screen on PhotoVault hidden” and “Lock screen on PhotoVault minimized” based on your need.

Note: Consequently, you can click the “Minimize” icon to lock those photos immediately. When you want to hide your current viewing picture, you can also click the “Lock” icon on the top right corner. Well, it is also supported to choose “Lock” from the “Windows” drop-down menu on the top.

hide all photos

How to Email Photos to Others

Step 1: Highlight pictures selectively or choose “Select All” from the “Edit” menu.

Step 2: Click the “Email” icon near the top right corner.

Step 3: Head to the email page to complete the process.

hide all photos

How to Export Your Selected Photos

Step 1: Use the mouse to choose photos you need.

Step 2: Set the destination folder.

Step 3: Click “New Folder” to set a new output folder if necessary. (optional)

Step 4: Choose “Open” to finish the process.

hide all photos

That’s all for how to run WidsMob PhotoVault to hide, manage, share and export pictures. If you still have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Thanks for your reading.

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