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Lost Apps But Can't Download

998 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: May 4, 2012 11:37 PM by kathryn80 RSS
Scripty Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Apr 30, 2012 6:50 PM

I deleted a bunch of apps from my new iPad after I synced it to iTunes because I'd never use them on it and as my iPad is mostly for work, I didn't want them clogging up the memory or the screen.  Big mistake.


I have now lost those apps on my laptop in iTunes.  I had them on my iPhone still but then I wiped it clean to try to resolve another issue (noise cancelling mic not working) and now I don't have them anywhere.


I went into iTunes, into Apps, and the ones that are missing are greyed out with a '!' beside the name.  When I right click on them and ask to open in finder, it says they can't be located.  I went to one that was there and opened in finder and looked for the missing ones in among the ones that are there but they're gone.


So I did what I read here and went into Apps Store, hit the 'purchased' button and there they all are BUT they all say 'downloaded' so I can't download them because there's no button to activate a download.  A lot of them were purchased, some at quite a bit of money.



MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.4.10)
  • kathryn80 Calculating status...
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    May 4, 2012 11:37 PM (in response to Scripty)

    I did the exact same thing only when I try to download all the missing apps. , which there are alot, it only lets me download one app. at a time??? Is that right?? It's very time consuming.


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