Hide and unhide purchases in the iTunes Store

On a computer, you can hide and unhide your iTunes Store, App Store, and iBooks Store purchases.

Use iTunes on a Mac or PC to hide or unhide purchased music, movies, TV shows, and apps. To hide books, use iBooks on a Mac and iTunes for Windows on a PC.

You can't hide purchases using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, unless you're a member of a Family Sharing group. Family Sharing group members can hide App Store purchases in the App Store.

Hide your purchases

  1. Open iTunes or iBooks on your computer.
    If you want to hide books on a Mac, use iBooks. If you want to hide books on a PC, use iTunes for Windows.
  2. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  3. In iTunes, choose a content type (Music, Movies, TV Shows, Apps, or Audiobooks) from the More menu (three dots) in the upper-left corner.
    In iBooks, click iBooks Store. iBooks opens to your purchased books.
  4. On the right side of the apps, click Purchased from under Quick Links.
  5. At the top-middle of the screen, click All. All of your purchased items appear. Move your cursor on top of the item you want to hide. An X appears in its upper-left corner.
  6. After you click the X, a confirmation dialog appears.

  7. Click Hide.

If you use Family Sharing, any items you hide will also be hidden from the other users in your family group.

Unhide your purchases

On your computer

  1. Open iTunes or iBooks on your Mac or PC.
  2. Click iTunes Store or iBooks Store.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID and password.
  4. In iTunes, choose Store > View Account from the menu bar.
    In iBooks, choose Store > View My Apple ID.
    You might be asked to enter your password again.
  5. On your Account Information summary, scroll down to the iTunes in the Cloud section. Click Manage (to the right of Hidden Purchases).
  6. From the upper-right hand corner of the Hidden Purchases window, click on a content type (Music, Movies, TV Shows, or Apps).
  7. Below the item you want to unhide, click Unhide.

    If the item you unhide isn't already downloaded to your Mac or PC, it will download automatically.

Learn more

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

Learn how to hide books in iBooks that you've purchased but haven't downloaded to your Mac yet.

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