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Using apps I've bought for my Desire on Desire HD?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by .ParanoidAndroid., Nov 3, 2010.

  1. .ParanoidAndroid.

    Thread Starter

    I'm painfully considering selling my Desire and making the jump to the Desire HD.
    A bit annoying since I've only had it since around May, but what can I say, I'm a sucker for upgrade models I guess.

    The plan is to sell my sim free Desire to fund my purchase of the HD.

    So first of all, if there's any glaring reasons why this is absurd - as my instinct is telling me - feel free to call me on it and show me why I should just keep my remarkable Desire and that the HD would be a negligible upgrade.


    But moving on to the topic: this is probably a silly question, but am I right to assume that apps I've bought are obviously linked to my Google account from purchase, and so I can simply redownload them on whatever new Android phone I'd get...?
    Thanks!

    As a little side note, does anyone else enter into a fit of giggling when they receive a text with the sad face? The Android sad face just looks ridiculous to me, in a way that's okay, but just very funny to me for some reason
     



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  2. .ParanoidAndroid.

    Thread Starter

    ...does nobody know?
     
  3. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    They are linked to your Google account so no worries!!

    Take a good hard look at the HD forum here and judge carefully before buying!!
     
  4. Evil Genius

    Evil Genius Android Enthusiast

    i realise this but isn't that very low level "security"?

    in theory, i could take any android device from my friends, enter my gmail details, (re)download my paid for apps to their devic and then remove my account.

    or am i being stupid?*

    * i do realise that the answer is yes but it was a rhetorical question after all...
     
  5. EddyOS

    EddyOS Android Expert

    Its the first account used to sign in when first setting up the phone. you'd need t owipe the phone but to got your mates account back on you'd need to wipe again
     
  6. LECTER

    LECTER Android Expert

    Edit:

    Just say Eddy's post. ;)
     

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