iTunes Store: Hiding and unhiding purchases

Learn how to hide and unhide your App Store, iBooks Store, and iTunes Store purchases.

Use iTunes on a Mac or PC to hide or unhide your purchases.

To hide your purchases

  1. Open iTunes on your Mac or PC.
  2. From the Store menu, choose Store > Sign In, and then enter your Apple ID and password.
  3. Go to the iTunes Store.
  4. Click Purchased from the Quick Links section on the right side of the iTunes Store.
  5. Choose a content type by clicking on Music, TV Shows, Apps, or Books from top.
  6. Hover your cursor over the item you want to hide.
  7. You will see an "X" either to the right or left top corner of the item.
  8. Click the "X" to hide that item. A confirmation dialog will appear once you click the "X."

To unhide your purchases

  1. Open iTunes on your Mac or PC.
  2. If you're not already signed in, choose Store > Sign in.
  3. Choose Store > View My Account. (You may be asked to enter your password again).
  4. On your Account Information summary, scroll down to the "iTunes in the Cloud" section and click Manage.
    Manage Hidden Purchases
  5. Choose a content type by clicking Music, TV shows, Apps, or Books from the top.
  6. Click the Unhide button next to the item you would like to restore.

Note: If the item you are unhiding is not already downloaded on your computer locally, it will begin downloading automatically.

Additional Information

Find more information about hiding and unhiding Mac App Store purchases.

Important: Information about products not manufactured by Apple is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute Apple’s recommendation or endorsement. Please contact the vendor for additional information.
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