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Is there a way to redownload all the games i've owned?

01-12-2010, 11:29 PM
#1
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 718
Is there a way to redownload all the games i've owned?

i'd like to have my whole collection in itunes, but there have been games which have been DLed from my ipod and deleted without being synced with itunes.
01-12-2010, 11:37 PM
#2
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,373
I wish there was a restore button.


Either have a good memory or go through your iTunes receipts that are emailed to you. That's how I keep record. I put them all in one folder so they stay organized.

Game Center: Diligence

01-12-2010, 11:42 PM
#3
I know you used to be able to go into "purchase history" on your account, but I know that it's been reported to be missin lately.

anyone else know the status on this?
01-12-2010, 11:42 PM
#4
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: The Island of Berk
Posts: 1,218
You have to re-download all of the apps individually. So, like GodSon said, go through your receipts, find the apps you don't have, and click the Buy button. It should say: "You've already purchased this app. Would you like to download it again?", or something along those lines. Choose the download option, and presto! You just completed your first of (most likely) several re-downloads.

Excuse me, sir, but you are interrupting my boredom.
01-12-2010, 11:49 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 6,272
Just click on your account name, sign in and click on purchase history. Make sure you don't have any $credit in your account if you have a large amount of apps you want to redownload, there may be a few of them that have been resubmitted which means they won't be free even if you already paid for them at one point in time. It takes a while to download them all again one by one, I had to do it a few months ago when I bought a new computer.
11-05-2013, 11:57 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,656
All my apps are backed up on dropbox. That way i can still re-install them whenever i want even if any apps are taken off the app store

You get 50 gig free with Mega.nz so you could even use that , open a free account and get itunes to back all your apps there

Its crazy when people dont back up their devices or apps
11-05-2013, 12:45 PM
#7
ACCOUNT CLOSED: Officially Quit iOS Gaming
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 1,873
I got a new iPad to upgrade from my ipad2 yesterday and wiped the ipad2 thinking I could just download all my games again but not so.

The purchased tab isn't showing me all the games I've bought and I can't remember half the games I had installed. Quite a downer all round

Last iOS game I bought: 6/1/15
11-05-2013, 12:52 PM
#8
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 3,199
Thats some big necromancy PSJ.
11-05-2013, 02:40 PM
#9
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 860
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mene View Post
I got a new iPad to upgrade from my ipad2 yesterday and wiped the ipad2 thinking I could just download all my games again but not so.

The purchased tab isn't showing me all the games I've bought and I can't remember half the games I had installed. Quite a downer all round
That's why I'd never rely on iCloud backups - and still sync to iTunes.
11-05-2013, 04:15 PM
#10
Yeah I think the store only shows games you previously bought that are still available in the store. I had a lot of great games that I lost because they are no longer in the store.