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Two iPhones, two accounts, one computer and one problem

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#1 denny8569


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Posted 12 February 2010 - 11:10 PM

Hey there,
I have an iPhone 3GS and my brother has a iPhone 3G. We, both have two different itunes-accounts. If i sync my iPhone with iTunes it only transfer my apps i bought, but not the apps of my brother.

I have read somewhere that it is possible(with jailbreak?) to tranfer also the data of my brother with two accounts.


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Posted 09 March 2010 - 02:44 PM

ive always heard its not possible to transfer paid apps from phone to phone using itunes. as soon as you plug your phone in it recognizes your account, and you cant pull up someone elses account while your phone is plugged in.

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Posted 12 March 2010 - 12:07 AM

the whole point of iTunes accounts and licensed devices (for Apple at least) is that you CANNOT share purchases, that makes every user have to buy the apps/songs/videos themselves.

In the case of a Jailbreak or alternate firmware install I am not sure you would be able to even transfer your paid apps. The DRM you are trying to break is tied to iTunes on the PC as well as the iPhone, so while you may have the ability to jailbreak the phone and run non-approved it apps, there is no gurantee that iTunes on your computer will ever let you transfer the apps normally as you can right now.

What you would need to do is to crack the DRM on the app so it can be run by anyone and is freed from its chains the iTunes app store.
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