Question about free aps

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  1. spawnman
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    So when you get an app that is Free for a limited time and then goes to it's normal price, say $5.99. If you need to redownload that app because you reset your iPad, do you get it again for free or would you then have to pay for it?

    Just wondering
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    I believe you will have to pay for it. Others can chime in.
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    No, you do not have to pay for it later. This is one if the things I watch for when searching apps. If I find one I "have to have" I throw it on my Wish List in AppShopper and wait for a reduction in price.

    What really blows is paying $4.99 for an app only to have it drop to $.99 or Free the next day.

    The app will be listed in your iTunes account as having been purchased already. You can then redownload it at any time. The other thing I do is if I have downloaded a number of apps during the week or so, I will just sync my iPad so the "purchases" transfer to the PC, saving it forever in your iTunes library. But, not everyone uses iTunes.
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    Well there ya go! I only have 33 apps! Thank you Somerled!

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