factory reset question

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by mylinuxbox, Dec 3, 2009.

  1. mylinuxbox

    mylinuxbox Well-Known Member
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    Having a few issues with my hero. Nothing too serious.

    Considering a factory reset to clear out the dross from installing and deleting lots of applications.

    If I do this:

    1 - will all my apps be there in 'my downloads' or will I have to search for them all over again?

    2 - if I have bought applications from market, will I have to buy them again?

    Thanks.
     

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  2. jwmacdon1231

    jwmacdon1231 Well-Known Member
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    1 - the only apps that will show up in your downloads will be the ones you purchased

    2 - you won't have to buy apps again
     
  3. mylinuxbox

    mylinuxbox Well-Known Member
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    Thanks for the response. Last question, what happens to apps that I have paid for if I simply uninstall them? Can I go and install them again later without paying again?
     
  4. yankeeboy

    yankeeboy Well-Known Member
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    Not sure if its different with the Hero, but with the Eris, I did a factory reset, and ALL of my downloaded apps were in the market "My Downloads" section. The only ones that were gone were the ones I have added via .apk file.
     
  5. mylinuxbox

    mylinuxbox Well-Known Member
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    I did my reset and all the apps were there in market the first time I opened it.
     
  6. kingvortex

    kingvortex Well-Known Member
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    This seems to differ from person to person, for some reason. Only apps I have purchased show up in My Downloads for me as well.
    To answer the question about uninstalling a paid app, you will be able to download any purchased app again for free if you uninstall it.
     

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