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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Luke Drillbrain, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. Luke Drillbrain

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    In Linux, and previously in Windows, if I buy an application online, I've always saved my installation package and my user license on two external hard dives. That way if I ever need to wipe my laptop and reinstall my OS or if I get a new laptop, I can reinstall the applications I've paid for without having to buy them again.

    So how do I do that with my Android phone? I bought SM Office and Ultralingua and a couple other things. They weren't very expensive, but I don't think I should have to pay for them again in the event that I have to reinstall the Android OS or get a new phone. How do I store my licensing info for later retrieval?

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  2. AMOCO

    AMOCO The Computer Guy
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    Well if you purchased them from google play store,It will keep track of your purchases.And you will be able to install them on any of your devices if the app is compatible.
    I don't know about amazon or any other webside that you may have purchased apps at.
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  3. Luke Drillbrain

    Thread Starter

    That's good to know. Thanks. They were all from the Google Play Store.
  4. AMOCO

    AMOCO The Computer Guy
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    Then they are still attached to your google play store account,Just log into the google account you purchased the app with.And they should show up on your google play store apps.
  5. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Just to chime in on Amazon, it's also linked to your account.

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