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How to recover a lost iPhone app
Submitted by jwikert3
Posted Sep 30 2009 02:29 PM
Especially when you've paid good money for your iPhone apps, you might worry about what would happen if your phone gets lost or stolen, or if someone (maybe you) accidentally deleted one of your precious downloads.
You don't actually have to worry, for two reasons.
First, the next time you sync your iPhone with iTunes, iTunes asks if you want the newly purchased apps backed up onto your computer. If you click Transfer, then the programs eventually show up on the Applications tab in iTunes.
Second, here's a handy little fact about the App Store: It remembers your phone and what you've already bought. You can redownload a purchased program at any time without having to pay for it again.
Tip: If some program doesn't download properly on the iPhone, don't sweat it. Go into iTunes and choose Store-->Check for Purchases. And if a program does download to the phone but doesn't transfer to iTunes, choose File-->Transfer Purchases from "iPhone". These two commands straighten things out, clear up the accounting, and make all well with your two copies of each program (iPhone + computer).
Alternative solution by kylesimpson235
Posted Mar 26 2013 01:52 AM
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Alternative solution by Oapey.A
Posted May 15 2013 04:21 AM
Just make sure you enable iCloud backup on your iPhone by going to Settings > iCloud > Storage & Backup > Back Up Now.
All of your current iPhone apps along with their data will be backed up to iCloud. You can restore from an iCloud backup at any time which will recover all of your iPhone apps and data coming with them. More about what iCloud backups contain here:
Alternative solution by JamesGarner
Posted May 20 2013 04:35 AM
Tenorshare iPhone Data Recovery is a trustable and user-friendly iPhone data recovery software specially designed for iPhone users to recover deleted data by extracting iTunes backup and working well for iPhone 5, 4S, 4G, 3GS, and more. Both programs enable you to directly scan and recover data from iPhone 4/3GS now. Before recovery, you can preview all the data.
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