Saving iPad apps to computer

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by spsalta, May 23, 2011.

  1. spsalta
    Offline

    spsalta iPF Noob

    Joined:
    May 23, 2011
    Messages:
    2
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    sf
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I have a bunch of apps that I downloaded to my iPad and am finally able to sync to my computer (it was being fixed), but now, if I sync my iPad to my mac, it wants to delete all the apps I have bought and am currently using. iTunes wants to replace all my iPad apps with my iPhone apps.

    Is there a way to back up all of my apps without having to sync and lose all my apps and data?
  2. havie.lover
    Offline

    havie.lover iPF Noob

    Joined:
    May 4, 2011
    Messages:
    5
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Fishers, IN
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    See what happens if you click on "file" - and drop down to "transfer purchases from ipod". That's what I do when I make purchases on my iphone and need to transfer them to the computer before syncing. I just got my ipad and have made all my app purchases on my Mac so far.....
  3. lcremer
    Offline

    lcremer iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2011
    Messages:
    4
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    All my iPad apps now appear on my pc, but they don't work off the pc.
  4. Gabriel1
    Offline

    Gabriel1 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2011
    Messages:
    17,132
    Thanks Received:
    746
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Cranbrook, Kent, UK
    Ratings:
    +747 / 0
    iPad Apps are designed to work with iOS, so they won't work on the operating system of your computer.

    The Archangel
  5. lcremer
    Offline

    lcremer iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2011
    Messages:
    4
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    I thought I could use the find my iPad app from my pc?
  6. thewitt
    Offline

    thewitt iPad Ninja

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2011
    Messages:
    1,631
    Thanks Received:
    70
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +70 / 0
    Go to www.icloud.com. You can run the Find my iPad program on the web.
  7. lcremer
    Offline

    lcremer iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2011
    Messages:
    4
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Thanks--that works. Great.

    Lc

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
app for ipad to pc sync
,
are apps on a ipad which are saved on a pc able to be played that pc
,
backup apps from ipad to computer
,
backup ipad apps to computer
,
backup ipad apps to mac
,

backup ipad apps to pc

,
how to backup apps from ipad to mac
,
how to backup ipad apps to mac
,
how to preserve ipad contentwhennupdating
,
how to save apps from ipad
,

how to save apps from ipad to computer

,
how to save ipad apps
,
how to save ipad apps on mac
,
how to save your apps when updating your ipad
,
how to transfer my apps from the ipad to my computer
,
save ipad apps
,
save my apps ipad
,
saving apps from ipad on itunes
,
store ipad apps on computer
,
storing ipad apps on computer