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Question about transferring IAPs to new devices?

12-23-2010, 12:25 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 28
Question about transferring IAPs to new devices?

Hello all -

Sorry my first post is a question, but I wasn't able to find anything about it on the forum.

My current iPhone is causing trouble, and I'm planning on upgrading to an iPhone 4 soon. I've bought a few IAPs in different games (Gun Bros and Space Invaders in particular) and was wondering if they will transfer to the new device once I load from the backup I made through iTunes on the new phone, or if they're lost forever.

Thank you!
12-23-2010, 07:58 AM
If you go to the game on your new device and click on the IAP, you will receive a message along the lines of "You have already purchased this content, would you like to re-download it for free".

So, you will have to download the IAP's again, but you won't be charged for doing so.