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How to restore a purchased app that you accidentally deleted from your iPhone

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Have you ever accidentally deleted an app from your iPhone that you had already paid for? Do not worry. We’ve got a trick that will save your day – and your wallet – by getting it back without having to buy it again.

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Go to the Hidden Purchases feature on your iPhone. (Kurt “CyberGuy” Knutsson)

How to restore a deleted app that you purchased on iPhone

Let’s take this step by step. Grab your iPhone or iPad to get started.

  • Open this Settings app. You’ll find it on your home screen with the familiar gear icon.
  • Tap your Apple ID at the top of the settings menu. Remember to use the same Apple ID that you originally used to purchase the app.
  • Now select “Media and purchases”
  • Beat View account. You may need to log inr Apple ID
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Steps to restore a deleted app you purchased on your iPhone. (Kurt “CyberGuy” Knutsson)

  • Scroll down until you find hidden purchases, and tap on it. That is Where apps are hiding when they think you don’t need them anymore.
  • Just tap on the list Fade in next to the app you want to bring back to life.
  • Beat Keep going
  • Now click on Download icon with a cloud and a down arrow to start downloading the app back to your device.

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Should app stores make it easier to find previously purchased apps? (Kurt “CyberGuy” Knutsson)

You should be able to restore this app without spending any more money. It’s like finding digital change in the couch cushions.

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Isn’t technology great? With just a few taps, you can undo a mistake that may have cost you money. It’s a reminder that even in our fast-paced digital world, there are still simple solutions to our problems.

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