If you don’t know how to download apps from iCloud to iPhone, this guide will offer you the detailed steps to get apps from iCloud on new iPhone in minutes.
Q: “I spent a lot of money buying apps from App Store, and my son accidentally deleted some of them just now. So, does anyone know how to get the apps back instead of paying for it again?”
It can be frustrated to accidentally lose your iPhone apps due to many reasons, such as mistaken deletion, upgrade, jailbreak, etc. Or, when you got a new iPhone, you need to download apps to your new iPhone, moving app and app data from old iPhone to new iPhone.
Actually, with an iDevice running iOS 5 and later, you can directly re-download the purchased apps from iCloud to any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that shares the same Apple ID. Keep reading the methods below to download apps using iCloud storage.
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Actually, all your downloaded apps are stored in iCloud. If you have deleted those apps before but want to download them back, you can find them in the “Not on This iPhone” part. You can restore a single app with this re-download way. Now follow the steps below to get apps to download on your new iPhone:
Step 1. Launch App Store app on your iDevice.
Step 2. Then tap the “Updates” tab in the bottom right corner.
Step 3. Tap the “Purchased” button at the top of the screen.
Step 4. Select the “Not On This iPhone” option, and tap the iCloud icon next to the app to re-download the purchased app for free.
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With these four steps, you can easily retrieve apps from iCloud. If you want to recover app data from iPhone, PhoneRescue for iOS is recommended. Keep reading to learn more about this amazing iOS data recovery.
You can directly re-download the app and purchased content that is still available in the App Store and stored in the iCloud. Then, how to restore apps on new iPhone from old iPhone? Here we recommend you an apps and app data transfer tool – AppTrans, which allows you to back up, restore, and transfer all or any apps & app data you want in 1 click. You can transfer WhatsApp and all your apps from iPhone to new iPhone, even from Android to iPhone, and vice versa. And no need to jailbreak or root your phone.
Now, you can get AppTrans installed and check the below introductions to transfer apps from iPhone to iPhone.
Step 1. Launch AppTrans > App Transfer > Select Transfer to Phone.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone and new iPhone and confirm the new iPhone as the target device.
Step 3. Then you can choose to transfer WhatsApp or other apps > Select Other Apps and tap on Next button.
Step 4. All the apps on your old iPhone will be listed as below > Choose the apps you need to transfer. (you can check App only or App and App Data from the bottom-right corner) > Head to Transfer Now button.
Step 4. Sign in to your Apple ID to authorize. Then, AppTrans will start downloading apps from old iPhone and installing them to new iPhone. Once the process finished, you will get all the apps and app data on your new iPhone.
One iCloud backup includes:
One iCloud backup doesn’t include:
When you get a new iPhone or iPad, you can definitely restore your data from iCloud backup, including apps and app games. When you set up your iPhone, you will see the Apps & Data page. Here you can restore apps and data from iCloud backup:
With PhoneRescue for iOS, you can recover app documents, app photos, app videos, and app audios from iPhone, iTunes backup, or iCloud backup (for backup before iOS 9). Besides app data, it also supports recovering messages, notes, contacts, call history, photos, and more from iPhone.
Step 1. Download PhoneRescue for iOS and install it on your computer. Open it and choose Recover from iCloud.
Step 2. Connect your iPhone and choose a backup from the list of iCloud backups. Choose App Data to scan.
Step 3. Once finished scanning, you can preview the app data, and choose the files you want to recover. Click the Recover to iPhone button. Or you can click to computer.
If you don’t want to download apps with an Apple ID password every time, you can set it as below:
Open Settings > Tap on [your name] > Tap on Media & Purchases > Click Password Settings > Toggle off Require Password under FREE DOWNLOADS. Then, you don’t need the Apple ID password when you downloading apps.
Also, you can set Always Require Password under WHEN PURCHASING.
That’s all for how to restore apps and app data from iCloud on the new iPhone. With AppTrans, you can easily restore apps from iPhone to new iPhone.
Besides, PhoneRescue for iOS also supports extracting App data from iDevice and backups or recovering deleted iOS data and files, like Photos, Messages, Notes, Contacts, Calendar, etc. even if you haven’t made any iTunes or iCloud backup in advance. You can download PhoneRescue for iOS to recover any iOS data >
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