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How to Hide and Unhide Purchase Items from App Stores

2013-11-29 13:37:23 / Posted by to How to iPhone
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One of the new features of OS X 10.7.2 and iOS 5 is that Apple users are allowed to hide purchases list from the Mac App Store and the iOS App Store. It becomes very practical when you download quite a lot of apps but only use a few of them, and you don't want the rest to jam your purchase history. Just read through the article and have a try to cover your purchase list.

Part 1: Hide Purchase Items


In iOS App Store, you just need to enter the purchased list, slide your finger on the button next to the app to reveal the "Hide" button, just like what you would do when delete a message. Click on the Hide button and the app will be hidden.
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As for hiding a purchase in iTunes App Store or Mac App Store, firstly, click on the "Purchases" button, then right-click, select to hide purchased item.
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Of course, this feature proves useful only when the hidden purchases can also be unhidden as you want. Next, let's see how to undo the hiding.

Part 2: Unhide Purchase Items


For iOS, you just need to go to the Account settings, click "Hidden Purchases" under the "iTunes in the Cloud".
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For OS X, click the Account settings in the Mac App Store, then click "View Hidden Purchases" under the "iTunes in the Cloud" sub header, and you can see the hidden purchased items.
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That's how you can hide and unhide purchased list from iTunes App Stores in your device based on iOS or OS X. Isn't it as easy as ABC? Clear up your purchase history right now.

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