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Old Feb 13, 2011, 11:20 AM   #1
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remove appstore update badge?

i tried all the stuff i found on google...im on 4.2.6/verizon....
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 11:24 AM   #2
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Have you tried.... updating your apps?
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 11:29 AM   #3
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Have you tried.... updating your apps?
if you dont have an answer, dont post.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 11:41 AM   #4
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Have you tried....giving a little more details?

Just from your one line description that's the same response I had. Update your apps.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 11:48 AM   #5
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Have you tried Badge Remover from Cydia?
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 11:52 AM   #6
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obviously this is for cracked apps
get metadata remover or just buy your apps.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 12:12 PM   #7
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if you dont have an answer, dont post.
How is that not an answer?

Updating your apps removes the badge from the Appstore icon.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 12:19 PM   #8
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Have you tried Badge Remover from Cydia?
worked. thanks

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it took the red circle away, still have a white number...but way better.

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Old Feb 13, 2011, 12:33 PM   #9
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obviously this is for cracked apps
get metadata remover or just buy your apps.
It's not nice to assume. It may be, but I've been in a situation where I have seen an app update that I didn't like and wanted to avoid.
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It's not nice to assume. It may be, but I've been in a situation where I have seen an app update that I didn't like and wanted to avoid.
He would have just said that instead of his rude responses instead.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 01:57 PM   #11
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He would have just said that instead of his rude responses instead.
my rude responses?
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 02:40 PM   #12
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obviously this is for cracked apps
get metadata remover or just buy your apps.
Uh, get a clue. Sometimes people don't want to update because it negatively affects program functionality.

OP, you can entirely remove any reference of an update easily:

SSH/iFile to your Application folder and delete iTunesMetadata.plist.

All references to updating the app in question will be gone (the entire badge and number). It also doesn't effect the phone globally like the badge remover does.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 02:46 PM   #13
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AppFlow is a good program for this as well - it's free on Cydia.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 02:57 PM   #14
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Uh, get a clue. Sometimes people don't want to update because it negatively affects program functionality.

OP, you can entirely remove any reference of an update easily:

SSH/iFile to your Application folder and delete iTunesMetadata.plist.

All references to updating the app in question will be gone (the entire badge and number). It also doesn't effect the phone globally like the badge remover does.
thanks for your help, but once i go into the applications folder under /stash. i dont see that file...am i missing something?

thanks again.
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Old Feb 13, 2011, 03:12 PM   #15
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thanks for your help, but once i go into the applications folder under /stash. i dont see that file...am i missing something?

thanks again.

The iTunes applications you're looking for are actually stored under /var/mobile/Applications

In that folder, you will see a bunch of weird folder names that give no clue as to what the application really is. Looking inside of the folder will reveal what application it really is. Anyways, find the folder you want and remove the plist file. Load up the App Store and the update will be removed!
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The iTunes applications you're looking for are actually stored under /var/mobile/Applications

In that folder, you will see a bunch of weird folder names that give no clue as to what the application really is. Looking inside of the folder will reveal what application it really is. Anyways, find the folder you want and remove the plist file. Load up the App Store and the update will be removed!
perfect. thanks
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 10:46 AM   #17
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my rude responses?
They meant this :
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Which came off somewhat rude to me.

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Old Feb 14, 2011, 11:42 AM   #18
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I'd say it was warranted, considering the snarky, unhelpful post to which he was responding.
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The iTunes applications you're looking for are actually stored under /var/mobile/Applications

In that folder, you will see a bunch of weird folder names that give no clue as to what the application really is. Looking inside of the folder will reveal what application it really is. Anyways, find the folder you want and remove the plist file. Load up the App Store and the update will be removed!
You know there's a Cydia app called "AppLinks" that will create symbolic links to those folders with the correct app name.

http://www.installerapps.com/2009/03/23/applinks/
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Old Feb 14, 2011, 01:45 PM   #20
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Thank you! I have been wondering about this myself. There have been updates that i didnt want to do becuase the app was acting fine to me.
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