Restoring Phone (loosing apps)

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by pavid, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. pavid macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2008
    I just restored my iphone, and i was told that it would save all my apps i have bought...

    when it was all done, no apps were on there. I had some on my itunes, but some i had bought straight from the phone. will i have to buy these again?!

    i really hope not!

    any help would be appreciated!


  2. Jonnyfive macrumors regular

    Feb 28, 2007
    British Columbia
    Nope you shouldn't

    the apps should be syncing with your itunes when you buy them check your settings to make sure it is set to sync with your apps.
  3. pavid thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2008
    i just checked and synced all the apps i wanted from my itunes to my phone. but there are loads missing from what i had on my phone... like earthscape and jaadu... if i re-download them from the app store on the phone, will i have to pay? i noticed when i downloaded some of the free ones, it came up with a message saying you have already purchased this, if you want to download again for free press ok.

  4. komiothebeat macrumors 6502


    Jul 8, 2008
    Corona, CA
    if you bought them from your phone and have NOTbacked them up to your itunes then you can re-download them from YOUR PHONE, not the computer. i was told this by an apple rep who was helping me get alot of my programs back after this. When you go to redownload the app form the store via you PHONE it will say, you have already purchased this program, click download to re-install this appfor free..... or something close to that.

    hope that helps
  5. pavid thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jul 16, 2008

Share This Page