How to Hide Call & Messaging History on Your Android Phone with Reflection

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In this article, we will guide you on how to hide your call and messaging history on a per number basis using Reflection, an application that requires your Android phone to be rooted and have exposed framework installed. By following this step-by-step process, you will be able to keep your call and messaging activities private. So, let’s get started!

Step 1: Install Reflection

Before we begin, you need to download and install the Reflection application from the Play Store. It is a paid app, costing only a dollar, but it is always a great way to support developers. Alternatively, you can check out the provided guide for free APKs offered by the developer.

Step 2: Set up Exposed Framework

To ensure that Reflection functions properly, you will need to enable it through exposed framework. Follow these steps:
1. Open the exposed framework app on your Android device.
2. Navigate to the “Modules” section.
3. Find the Reflection app and tap on it.
4. In the framework section, perform a soft reboot of your device.

Step 3: Set a Password

Once your device has rebooted, open the Reflection app. To keep your login history safe within Reflection instead of the stock dialer app, you need to set up a password. Follow these instructions:
1. Launch the Reflection app.
2. Click on the plus sign to add a number.
3. Input a fake number or any number you wish to hide.
4. Choose the options you want to hide, such as incoming call history, outgoing call history, incoming SMS messages, and outgoing SMS messages.

Please note that the SMS feature on KitKat is still in alpha development, so it may not function properly on all devices.

Step 4: Test Reflection

Now that Reflection is set up, let’s test it to see how it works.
1. Make a call to the fake number you added in Step 3.
2. End the call.
3. Open your call log to check if the call history is hidden.
4. Navigate back to the Reflection app to review the log. You’ll see the outgoing call displayed.

Additional Features and Settings

Reflection offers some additional features and settings you can explore:
Delete History: Within the Reflection app’s log view, you have the option to delete your call history by sliding a slider.
Change Password: Under the settings, you can change the password you set earlier.
Donate to the Developer: If you appreciate the app, you can choose to donate to the developer.


Hiding your call and messaging history can help you maintain your privacy, and Reflection provides a simple and effective solution to achieve that on your Android device. Make sure to follow the steps outlined in this article to set up Reflection correctly and protect your sensitive information. Don’t forget to check out the full guide for additional links and information. Thank you for reading, and we hope you found this article helpful. Don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe for more awesome gadget hacks!