How to authorize or move an app on a new iPod

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Zeos, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. Zeos macrumors 6502

    Jan 24, 2008
    We just bought a new iPod touch for our boy. Now we want to move a couple of apps on our iPhone to his new phone. No need to keep the app on our iPhone. His iPod Touch will sync on a different computer. How can this transfer be done? Would it help to sync both on the same computer?

  2. Mackilroy macrumors 68040


    Jun 29, 2006
    If it's paid apps you want to move, I'm pretty certain he'll have to sync his iPod with your computer, assuming he doesn't mind having to put all of his music and movies on there as well. You might be able to authorize his computer with your account, and then download those apps again onto his machine, but I don't know if that's possible.

    If they're free apps, well, he can download them with his own account and install them, no issue.

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