How to Hide iOS 5 + Mac Purchases from iCloud App History

Friday, October 14, 2011
By OP Editor

Trick to archive and hide iOS and Mac App Store purchases from iCloud app re-download list.

Hide Apps From Purchase History

Hide app from iOS 5 iCloud purchase history

iCloud introduces “Purchased” list of your apps for easy re-downloading. But for those sharing an account, what if you don’t want certain titles to show up? Easy (via 9to5mac):

  • iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: Use the same swipe motion (from right to left) on the app as if you are deleting an email. You’ll get a one time note about it.
  • iTunes / Mac App Store: hover over app or item name with house.

Hide Mac App Store app from iCloud purchase history

Unhide Apps From Purchase History

You can unhide purchases at anytime from your Account Information page. Go to “Featured”, click on your account ID, and enter your password to show hidden purchases:

unhide hidden iOS purchased app

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