How to Hide All Purchases from Family Sharing on iPhone and iPad

Family Sharing is a cool feature on Apple devices as it allows one member to share good content with his family & friends. But what if a user wants to hide his purchases from Family Sharing? Read on...

Whenever you get something awesome, you like to share it with your near and dear ones. Same happens with Apple Music, iBooks and App Store; the first in the list was launched by Apple in 2015. Apple Music is so amazing that people can’t help but share songs with their family and friends. iBooks and App Store do not lag behind as book lovers like to share beautiful content and app lovers too like to share amazing apps with friends and family.

But there are certain things you want to hide from your family or friends. You need a room of your own, and therefore, not everything you would like to share. Your iPhone/iPad offers you this facility to hide all your purchases from Family Sharing.

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How to Hide All Purchases from Family Sharing on iPhone and iPad

We have already dealt with information on how you can set up Family Sharing and share Apple Music playlist with family and friends. We have also discussed how any user can set up Family Sharing on Mac OS X. Now we have come up with how you can hide your purchases from Family Sharing.

How to Hide all your Purchases from Family Sharing on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone/iPad → Scroll down and tap on iCloud.

Tap on Settings Then iCloud on iPhone

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Step #2. Tap on Family.

Tap on Family in iCloud on iPhone

Step #3. Now tap on your Name under FAMILY MEMBERS section.

Tap on Your Name in iCloud Family Sharing on iPhone

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Step #4. Toggle Share My Purchases OFF.

Hide All Purchases from Family Sharing on iPhone and iPad

This how you can hide your purchase on Apple Music, iBooks and App Store. Please note that if in future you want to unhide your purchases, follow the same method and toggle Share My Purchases ON.

Apple Music is such an awesome app that even Android phones support this app for users, who are not using iPhone or iPad.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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