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How To Delete Hidden Purchases On iPhone

Last Updated Jan 6, 2023
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Sadly, there is no clear cut solution to deleting your hidden purchases. The history will still be under the hidden purchases and you cannot delete this information. 

How To Delete Hidden Purchases On iPhone

At this time, Apple doesn’t allow you to delete any of your hidden purchases. If you have an app that is hidden, you can only “unhide” a purchase so to speak. Other than that, there are no other options getting rid of the hidden app.

How To Hide A Purchased App

There are only a few steps you need to take to hide these purchases so they don’t show up on other Apple devices. Here are those steps.

Open App Store

Find the App store application. This is where you can edit your purchased apps and make any other customizations.

Click On Account Icon

Find the profile icon that represents your account. It should be at the top right side of the screen.

Find Purchased

Find the term “Purchased.” This will show all the apps that you purchased even if those applications were free. It’s every application that you have ever downloaded.

Choose The App To Hide

Once you pull up all the applications, look for the app that you want to hide. When you find it, you just need to swipe left to hide it. Once you click “Done,” you are good to go.


Although you can’t delete the hidden purchases, you can hide them. Just follow these simple steps to add them to your hidden