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HT4053 4 to 5 transfer probs.

98 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jan 9, 2013 1:55 PM by sberman RSS
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Jan 9, 2013 1:36 PM


I'm trying to transfer all my iphone 4 content to an iphone 5. doing it through itunes and it is asking me for different ID with certain apps and on icloud less than half of the apps restore on the new phone.

anyone got some idea how I could just transfer all my old to new without losing so much.

iPhone 4, iOS 6.0.2
  • sberman Level 7 Level 7 (23,670 points)
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    Jan 9, 2013 1:55 PM (in response to jjhancock)

    It sounds like some apps were purchased using one (or more) different Apple IDs.  You do not own those apps, so you will need to obtain the permission of the owner to use them.


    The way to do that is for the Apple ID owner of the apps not owned by you to "Authorize This Computer" in iTunes on your computer.  You can find the "Authorize This Computer" link under "Store" in the iTunes menu.


    Have the owner authorize your computer using their Apple ID and password, then sync to your iPhone.


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