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Delete app from Cloud or iTunes Match?

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CRTVeous Calculating status...
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Dec 5, 2012 3:35 PM

I have an app I've deleted from both my iPhone 4 (iOS 6.0.1) and off iTunes ( on my PC (Windows 7 Pro 64 bit) but it continues to show up on my iPhone under "Apps > Purchased Apps > Not on this phone"  beside a Cloud icon with a download arrow on it.  I do have iTunes Match, and it is turned on.


The app is not on my phone nor does it show up in my apps library in iTunes.  If I click the Cloud icon next to the app on the "Apps > Purchased Apps > Not on this phone" it will download and install on my phone and in iTunes.


I have tried deleting it from both my phone and itunes, then backing up itunes both to my PC and the Cloud and syncing without the app present.  I continues to stay in the "Apps > Purchased Apps > Not on this phone". 


I have also tried a hard reset. No luck.


Anyone know how to delete it?

iPhone 4, iOS 6.0.1, Windows 7 Professional
  • randers4 Level 9 Level 9 (52,985 points)
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    Dec 5, 2012 3:45 PM (in response to CRTVeous)

    You can't delete an app from your purchase history, you can only hide it from view using itunes (see

  • randers4 Level 9 Level 9 (52,985 points)
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    Dec 5, 2012 6:39 PM (in response to CRTVeous)

    Right, that's why I mentioned to do it in iTunes rather than on your phone.  Since iOS 6 you can no longer hide purchases on your phone.  I assume that after you hide it in iTunes is will no longer appear on the purchased list on your phone either.


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