Hide iTunes Store/Mac App Store Purchases

If you are going to make some new purchases on iTunes Store and just to avoid the mess of already purchased apps you want to hide them temporarily then follow the instructions written below to do so. This guide will work for iTunes Store on PC, and Mac and also for Mac App Store.

Note: First you must be sign in on iTunes Store/Mac App Store by using your Apple ID and password. For the security constraint, iTunes Store/Mac App Store asks for Apple ID and password several times, while you edit something related to your purchases, so you have to provide that during the process below, whenever that would be required to proceed next.

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Hide iTunes Store Purchases on PC/Mac

Step-1

Launch iTunes on your computer and from its left panel click on “iTunes Store” under Store section

Open iTunes Store

Step-2

In right side click on “Purchased” option

Step-3

Hover over the app to which you want to hide, a cross button will display at its corner, so just click on that and iTunes will ask for confirmation, click on “Hide” button and in result the app will disappear from the “Purchased” list

Now, if you want to unhide your iTunes Store Purchased apps then just follow the steps below.

Unhide iTunes Store Purchases on PC/Mac

Step-1

In “iTunes” window click on arrow next to your login ID and from menu select the option “Account”

Step-2

Click “View Hidden Purchases” button

Mac users click on “View Hidden Purchases” link under iTunes in the Cloud section

Step-3

Click “Unhide” button associated to the application to which you want to add back to your purchased list and that’s it

Hide Mac App Store Purchases

Step-1

Launch Mac App Store on your Mac

Step-2

Click “Purchases” tab. Hover over the app to which you want to hide, a cross button will appear at its corner so just click on it and in result that app will get removed from the list

Now, if you want the hidden apps back in your Purchases list then just follow the steps below.

Unhide Mac App Store Purchases

Step-1

Click “Featured” tab in Mac App Store. In right panel navigate to “Quick Links” > “Account”

Step-2

Under iTunes in the Cloud section click on “View Hidden Purchases” option

Step-3

Click “Unhide” button associated with your required app to which you want to add into your Purchases list back and that’s it

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