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Get purchased apps from old Apple ID

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by rlapoint, Aug 7, 2012.

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    I have 2 Apple IDs. I have some purchased apps that I would like to download under my new Apple ID in order to sync them. Can someone give me the steps I need to take to accomplish this? Thanks in advance!
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    It can't be done. Apps are associated with the Apple ID used to purchase them and can't be transferred to another Apple ID. You will have to keep them under the original ID.
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    Thanks to Col.Bris (Brisbane,Austraila) was able to acomplish this by signing in to old Apple ID and downloading app then authorizing this computer. Itunes lets you authorize 5 times. Connected iPad and synced after checking the downloaded app and it worked perfectly.
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    You will likely still have to sign in under the old Apple ID in order to update the apps.
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    When an update appears for the old ID you will just be asked the password for the account, there's no need to sign in and out of the ID

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    It's just a matter of remembering which password is which,then?
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    Yep, that's it.......my daughter bought an app on my iPad and when I Update All, it asks for my password first, when it gets to her app, it will just ask for her password ...very easy really.

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    I just reset the password from my old ID to the same for both Ids. Now it's even easier!
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    Well there you go all sorted. Now can I have my Fosters lol
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    "Fosters"?? And here I've been enjoying one of the best beers in Australia, the Queensland XXXX, besides the excellent Adelaide West End of course. Mrs and I were in Brisbane a month ago. Nice city, and surprisingly quickly recovered from those horrendous floods. Had excellent seafood dinner at Gambaros in Petrie Terrace. Cheers!
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    Gambaros, how nice! I know the family. Glad you enjoyed Brissy and XXXX is a great drop!

    Yes the floods were horrendous but we're the ones they breed tough north of the border! (Bligh's mighty flood speech)

    I take it your from Adelaide, beautiful city....just love the churches!

    Cheers!

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