How to Download Apps from iCloud to iPhone


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 in minutes.


July 4, 2017


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PhoneRescue® for iOS – Recover App Data from iPhone Backup

PhoneRescue® for iOS – App Data Recovery for iPhone

Take a tour with this amazing iOS data recovery to get back lost app data like app documents, photos, videos, and audios. Now read to learn how to get apps from iCloud.

How to Download Apps from iCloud

How to Download Apps from iCloud

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 iPad or iPod apps due to many reasons, such as, mistaken deletion, upgrade, jailbreak etc. 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.

Also Read: Can’t Delete Apps on iPhone iPad in iOS 10 >

How to Download Apps from iCloud

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 “Not On This Device” option, and tap the iCloud icon next to the app to re-download the purchased app for free.

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Note: 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.

Bonus Tip: How to Recover App Data from iPhone or iTunes/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 (choose Download for iOS) and install it on your computer. Open it and connect with your iPhone. Select a recovery mode, for example choose Recover from iOS Device.

App Data Recovery for iOS Device

App Data Recovery for iOS Device

Step 2. Click “->” button on the bottom right to start scan your iPhone. You can preview the app data, and choose the files you want to recover. Click the Recover to Computer button.

App Data Recovery for iOS Device

App Data Recovery for iOS Device

Also Read: How to Recover Deleted Music from iPhone 6/6s >

The Bottom Line

Except extracting App data from iDevice and backups, PhoneRescue also supports 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. Now Free Download PhoneRescue and start a Trial >

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