Ionic - display SideMenu while moving between states

I’m currently starting my project with Ionic Starter Side Menu . In my app, I want to move between states while showing the SideMenu. But the state change will not be driven by a menu click, rather a condition in the main controller. This is an example of a state driven from the menu:

 .state('app.browse', {
  url: "/browse",
  views: {
   'menuContent': {
     templateUrl: "templates/browse.html"

How do I declare a state which will not be clicked from the menu?

Many Thanks!