Hide and unhide music, movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and books

Use iTunes or Apple Books to hide and unhide your purchased items on a Mac or PC.

Hiding your purchases hides them from all devices that are signed in with the same Apple ID and from the members of your Family Sharing group. If you download a song, album, movie, TV show, or book on another device, hiding the purchase won't delete it from that device.

Music, movies, TV shows, and audiobooks

You can hide and unhide music, movies, TV shows, and audiobooks in iTunes on your Mac or PC.

Hide items in iTunes

  1. Open iTunes. If you're not signed in, sign in with your Apple ID.
  2. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account > Purchased.
    If you use Family Sharing, choose Account > Family Purchases.
    The Account menu in iTunes, with Purchased selected.
  3. Depending on what you want to hide, click Music, Movies, TV Shows, or Audiobooks at the top of the window, then click All. All of your purchased items appear.
  4. Scroll to find the item that you want to hide. Hold your pointer over the item and look for the x icon Close button in the upper-left corner. Click the  Close button icon, and your item hides.
    The Purchased page with an x icon next to a movie.

The first time you hide a purchase, you'll need to confirm that you want to hide it. You might not see this message the next time that you hide a purchase.

A message that says "Are you sure you want to hide this purchase?"

Unhide items in iTunes

To open iTunes and sign in to your Account Information page, click this link: View My Account. Or follow these steps:

  1. Open iTunes. If you're not signed in, sign in with your Apple ID.
  2. From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen or at the top of the iTunes window, choose Account > View My Account.
    The Account menu in iTunes with View My Account selected.
  3. Sign in with your Apple ID, then click View Account.
  4. On the Account Information page, scroll to the iTunes in the Cloud section. To the right of Hidden Purchases, click Manage.
    The Account Information page in iTunes.
  5. Depending on what you want to unhide, click Music, Movies, TV Shows, or Audiobooks at the top of the window.
  6. Find the item that you want to unhide, then click Unhide under it.

Books

You can hide and unhide books in Apple Books on a Mac.

Hide books

  1. Open Books, then click Book Store.
  2. Under Quick Links on the right side of the Book Store, click Purchased.
    The Featured page of the Book Store in Apple Books.
  3. If prompted, sign in with your Apple ID and password or use Touch ID.
  4. Scroll to find the item that you want to hide. You might need to click All to see all of your purchases. Hold your pointer over the item and look for the X icon Close button in the upper-left corner. Click the Close button icon.
    The Purchased page in Apple Books.

The first time you hide a purchase, you'll need to confirm that you want to hide it. You might not see this message the next time that you hide a purchase.

A message that says "Are you sure you want to hide this purchase?"

Unhide books

  1. Open Books.
  2. From the menu at the top of your computer screen, choose Store > View My Apple ID.
  3. Enter your password or use Touch ID.
  4. On the Account Information page, scroll to the iTunes in the Cloud section. To the right of Hidden Purchases, click Manage.
    The Account Information page in Apple Books.
  5. Find the item that you want to unhide, then click Unhide under it.

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