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MrMrMr
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎12-18-2011
My Device: BB9300 and Playbook
My Carrier: Talk Mobile

Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

I've ordered a second playbook for my son. My daughter already has one, and I've bought her a few apps.

Can I use the bought apps on the second playbook, as I don't want to have to buy them again (eg we have an iPad and iPod touch and only bought apps once)

Cheers
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emmanualvnebu
Posts: 105
Registered: ‎10-08-2012
My Device: Playbook, Bold 9790, Z10
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

Yes you can...login to appworld with the same user account, & go to my world on playbook u ll find all your apps tre,,,
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MrMrMr
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎12-18-2011
My Device: BB9300 and Playbook
My Carrier: Talk Mobile

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

Great that's ok then. I was hoping it was like Apple, buy on one device use on several.

Will having the same user logged in on 2 separate playbook cause any problems for email or BBM or anything though?

Thanks
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emmanualvnebu
Posts: 105
Registered: ‎10-08-2012
My Device: Playbook, Bold 9790, Z10
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

No, nothing like that, you can download it with the computer & from playbook aswell....Enjoy...

http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/17842646/?lang=en
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rat-7
Posts: 1,388
Registered: ‎04-19-2011
My Device: BlackBerry Z10 + Z30 + Playbook 64
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?


MrMrMr wrote:
Great that's ok then. I was hoping it was like Apple, buy on one device use on several.

Will having the same user logged in on 2 separate playbook cause any problems for email or BBM or anything though?

Thanks

One thing is that you will not be able to use one Playbook to call the other using the Video Chat, in order to do this you must have a different  BBID on each

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Using the Playbook and the Z10 and the Z30 and loving them

Martin
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MrMrMr
Posts: 22
Registered: ‎12-18-2011
My Device: BB9300 and Playbook
My Carrier: Talk Mobile

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

Ah ok thanks for your comments and help. It's a pity about no video chat to each other, but I'm no way paying again for all the apps.

Anyway I wish like lots and lots of others, Skype would be available.
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Original_Lucy
Posts: 57
Registered: ‎07-07-2012
My Device: BB ZED 10
My Carrier: Fido

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

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You actually can chat between two playbooks with the same BB ID. You just set up by pin number instead of BB ID email address. Works great, I set my sisters PB up and forgot to change the ID, and we can chat by pin. So, yes, yes you can.:Clap:

Smile, it makes people wonder what you are up to. :smileyhappy:
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TroyTempest
Posts: 367
Registered: ‎09-22-2012
My Device: Playbook 32
My Carrier: 3

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

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Original_Lucy wrote:

You actually can chat between two playbooks with the same BB ID. You just set up by pin number instead of BB ID email address. Works great, I set my sisters PB up and forgot to change the ID, and we can chat by pin. So, yes, yes you can.:Clap:


So... You added a contact name, added their 8 digit hardware pin, left id blank??

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knottyrope
Posts: 30,159
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
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Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

it will not work on the same wifi network, my son and I share same BBID

 




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Original_Lucy
Posts: 57
Registered: ‎07-07-2012
My Device: BB ZED 10
My Carrier: Fido

Re: Ordered a 2nd PB, can I use bought apps from 1st PB?

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When you add a contact to the video chat, enter the name, pin, and pin again in the video chat address and email and phone in the next two (if you wish).  So name, pin, pin and you can connect between two playbooks with same ID.  I just videod with it to verify. It WORKS

Smile, it makes people wonder what you are up to. :smileyhappy:
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