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TikTok user reveals secret hack to disguise apps including Tinder and Bumble on your iPhone

A man has revealed a little known hack 'hiding' apps on an iPhone, by changing their name and symbols to easily disguise them - but many people say it makes it 'easy to cheat'.  

TikTok user Kaansanity, 21, from the US, often shares tech tips online to his 4.5million followers.

But many have said his latest hack had made it easy to for those in relationships to hide any apps they shouldn't be using such a Tinder and Bumble - by making the dating app appear as something more mundane. 

A man has revealed a little known hack 'hiding' apps on an iPhone, by changing their name and symbols to easily disguise them - but many people say it makes it 'easy to cheat'

 In the clip, which has more than two million views, the influencer shows how to change the app icons from the 'shortcuts' app. Once opened, iPhone users can click on the plus button and add action. Next, users can search for the 'Open App' option and then click on a button with multi-coloured squares.

Showing viewers how to complete the hack, Kaan revealed how to change the face of his Tinder app.

In the clip, which has more than two million views, the influencer opens 'shortcuts' app.     

Once opened, iPhone users can click on the plus button and add action, he shows.

Next, users can search for the 'Open App' option and then click on a button with multicoloured squares.  

He then adds the app to his homescreen and changes the name to 'weather' and the picture to the logo usually used for Apple's weather app. He then returns to his homescreen and opens what looks like the weather app. 

He then adds the app to his home screen and changes the name to 'weather' and the picture to the logo usually used for Apple's weather app.   

He then returns to his home screen and opens what looks like the weather app.

But it's not the weather app and is instead Tinder. 

Surprise! Despite looking like the weather app for anyone using the phone, once opens it's actually Tinder

'Why are you teaching people to be more shady,' one wrote.

'Ok now I'm about to click on all my man's apps,' joked another.

'It's actually how to make an aesthetic Home Screen on iOS,' commented a third.

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