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Savin purchased apps

Ipad24meandu

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Hey All,
New iPad 2 user here and i wanted to throw this question out there. I have a 16gb wifi only ipad2 and I am trying to conserve memory. Does anyone know if I purchase apps from the app store and later choose to delete them from my iPad, will I lose the app? This probably seems like a basic question, but this is my first apple product and I have not found any literature online that explicit states "no apps will be lost"

Ideally, I would like to remove apps from my ipad2 at my own discretion, knowing that there is no way i can ever lose the app. I would hate to waste money and time on apps. Know what I mean?

Thanks for the help

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The app store remembers what apps you've paid for. You can download them again at any time for free. It will look like it is charging you again, but after you hit buy it will come back and tell you you already own it, and ask if you wan to download it again.

You can also sync your apps with iTunes, which will keep a copy in it's library that you can reinstall at any time.
 
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twerppoet said:
The app store remembers what apps you've paid for. You can download them again at any time for free. It will look like it is charging you again, but after you hit buy it will come back and tell you you already own it, and ask if you wan to download it again.

You can also sync your apps with iTunes, which will keep a copy in it's library that you can reinstall at any time.

I appreciate the information and your time.

Thanks again

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But how does it remember that I bought the app in this ipad?

Because I can log in to another ipad with my Apple id. Will it allow me to download the app for free in second ipad too?
 

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The apps are tied to your account not the device, so it's the account that 'remembers'.
And yes this means that you can download the app again on a different device using the same account.
 

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