Moving apps to new replacement phone?
heyjo94
Newbie

My phone was one of the hundreds that just completely died without warning. It was covered under warranty & received my new replacement phone last night. When I called to activate my phone, they told me I needed to go to my gmail account & move all my apps over to the new phone and restore all my contacts using backup assistant. I was able to restore all my contacts no problem, but cannot figure out how to move all my apps over to my new phone. I moved the sim card, memory card & battery to my new phone as instructed. Does anyone have directions for locating my apps & moving them to my new phone?

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tikibar1
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If you run into problems, just go to the Play Store and go to My Apps (not sure how to do that on your phone; on mine, it's Menu > My Apps).  You should get a list of installed and downloaded apps.  If they all don't automatically install, you can press the Install button on each one to try again.

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heyjo94
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Thank you. Looks like I will have to re-install each individual app. No fun. Some of the apps had a my history in them, like catch (used for notes & reminders, etc), fitness apps, recipe apps etc. I appreciate the help though.

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Just go to the Play Store all your apps will be there

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heyjo94
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Thank you. I am in the play store and don't see a list of apps I had previously. If I search for each individual app, It appears I need to re-install?

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