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How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

Posted October 6, 2014 at 12:03am by iClarified · 29957 views
These are instructions on how to hide an App Store purchase in iOS 8. To hide purchases you must have enabled Family Sharing on your device. You can do this from the iCloud menu in the Settings app. More details on Family Sharing.



Step One
Launch the App Store from your SpringBoard.
How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

Step Two
Tap the Updates tab at the bottom right.
How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

Step Three
Tap to select Purchased from top of the Updates list.
How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

Step Four
Tap to choose My Purchases from the All Purchases window.
How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

Step Five
Swipe to the left on a purchase you would like to hide.
How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

Step Six
Tap the red Hide button that appears.
How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]How to Hide an App Store Purchase in iOS 8 [Video]

Hiding an app will remove it from the purchased list; however, it can still be redownloaded for free and searching the App Store will indicate that you've purchased the device in the past. You can also unhide a purchase using iTunes for Mac or PC.
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Fabien
Fabien - October 6, 2014 at 10:29am
Works as described....!!!
Hans
Hans - October 6, 2014 at 5:56am
That option to swipe is not working for me either and I have an iPhone 6 Plus on IOS 8.0.2.
Hans
Hans - October 6, 2014 at 6:00am
But I do not have family sharing enabled, so that seems to be a requirement…
ham
ham - October 6, 2014 at 1:47am
bulshit how come i dont have that option? iPhone 5s 64GB iOS 8.0.2 , or its only on iphone 6!!!
spam
spam - October 6, 2014 at 2:29am
or you haven't even tried yet.
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