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I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this, but I have a quick question about backing up applications. I may need to restore my iPhone 3G, and there
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    Default Backing up Apps from the Appstore
    I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this, but I have a quick question about backing up applications.

    I may need to restore my iPhone 3G, and there is an App that I have loaded that is no longer available in the AppStore that I really want to keep. Is this just a matter of backing up the folder in var/mobile/applications on my PC that corresponds to the application or are there more steps that I need to take? For now I've just SSH'd the folder back onto my computer but when I restore my iPhone I have no idea whether SSHing it back will 'install' the app again.

    Thanks in advance for any help.

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    You should still be able to back it up in itunes.

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    Plug into iTunes... right click on your phone.. hit transfer purchases... and then the app will get copied into your iTunes library.
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    Thank you very much, that seems to have worked!

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    Can somebody please help me, i have downloaded about 100.00 worth of apps from the app store then i synced to itunes and now my apps will not open. The apps will start to open then they will close. Only the apps that i purchased, the apps from cydia works great.

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    This did not work for me with Wedict. Bummer.

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