Remove app ipdates from app store

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    Hey guys, been a while since i posted here.

    I want to remove the app store updates for certain apps permenantly. I know of update hider in cydia, but the update comes back if therre is a new one. Is there a way to get rid of all the updates for an app permenantly?

    Thanks guys
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    Sorry, but as far as I know, no, there is no way to permanently hide the updates. They'll keep updating and you'll have to keep removing the badge, hide them or update (if you're jail broken).

    I can only assume because it's like a push notification from Apple - and you can't turn it off. So, all you can do is continue to hide it once it comes through.

    Sorry.

    Marilyn
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    What is this tweak called Marilyn?
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    For iOS 5 - there's "Update Hider for iOS 5."

    It only hides the current version of an App Store app and you can unhindered an update any time you wish. I don't use this, but I would assume you'd need to re-install it so that you can hide, again, another update. Or, maybe you just have to rerun it ... don't know for sure...

    Anyway, hope this helps.

    Marilyn
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    O well ill just get update hider and live with it
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    Thanks marilyn it works great. I've been looking for a tweak that does the same thing just for ios updates in settings. Anyone know of something that hides the iOS update number on the settings icon?
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    No. That one you are just going to have to ignore. If you are talking about the one in a gray circle...

    But, at least there's no bright RED badge, yeah? :)

    Marilyn

    P.S. I am assuming that you have installed the "No Update" tweak from Cydia that removes the ability for the iPad to go look for the update. Plus, there is a specific tweak in Cydia (noOTA badge) that removes only the red badge from the Settings icon...
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2012

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