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    Can I move apps?
    I will be getting a new ipad and was wondering if I can transfer over the apps from my old one.

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    Nov 16, 2009
    North Louisiana, USA
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    I am sure someone will correct me if I am wrong but I think the apps will transfer as long as you are using the same iTunes Music Store account. It is probably possible to restore the apps from a backup of your current device. There are some instances where that might not be a good idea: The newer device supports a more modern OS than he first gen iPad for example.
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    Jan 22, 2010
    Victoria, BC
    Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
    You can either transfer apps using a "restore" in iTunes from one of your previous backups, or you can simply re-download the apps from the App Store at no charge provided you're using the same iTunes account. (edit: doh, what Sylv said)

    Either way, if any app is not compatible with your newer machine you will be informed and that app won't download, but that would be a very unlikely thing to have happen.

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