1. iVenom's Avatar
    I pull my i4 out of my pokect while running errands and I see my screen has no apps on it. So I think maybe I moved an app on a new page in my pokect but no all the apps I have are off my phone. Only the native app are there. The gb space is the same so they are there somewhere, when I get home I see the other section has grown inplace of my apps. What is the best way to fix this? Has anyone else seen this problem?
    07-21-2010 08:16 PM
  2. Alli's Avatar
    I guess you tried a reset?
    07-21-2010 08:38 PM
  3. Duvi's Avatar
    First try to do a hard reset.

    Sync your phone and see what happens. They may just reappear.

    This recently happened to my friend on his 3G. He actually had to
    add them back on though.
    07-21-2010 08:50 PM
  4. iVenom's Avatar
    Yes I did. Then I went in and clicked on an app to and and it did not have any of its save info. Can i restore form a backup to get my save info back?
    07-21-2010 08:50 PM
  5. Duvi's Avatar
    Yes, it should bring all your saved info. Hopefully you backup daily.
    07-21-2010 09:02 PM
  6. iVenom's Avatar
    I do but I synced one app to see if it would come back and my back up changed. So it had just one app on it. I just found an older one from my 3gs and im gonna have to deal with the old saves.
    07-21-2010 11:18 PM
  7. JF7FSU's Avatar
    I had an issue where I had icons disappearing too. I went into settings -> restrictions, enabled restrictions and then disabled it and they all came back. I can't remember who told me or where I read it but it worked for me.
    07-21-2010 11:25 PM
  8. iVenom's Avatar
    too late now but that may have worked i will remember that.
    07-21-2010 11:56 PM
  9. Fausty82's Avatar
    I do but I synced one app to see if it would come back and my back up changed. So it had just one app on it. I just found an older one from my 3gs and im gonna have to deal with the old saves.
    If you have a list of them, you can go through the process of repurchasing them... you won't actually be charged IF you use the same iTunes account that you used to purchase them initially... and iTunes will give you an opportunity to download them again. It's a pain, but it works and the price is right...
    07-22-2010 12:03 AM
  10. iVenom's Avatar
    well the apps are on my pc so all i had to do was check them again and resync. from my old backup it left like 20 unsynced so its not that bad just lost some progress on angry birds. So to be clear the apps were not showing on my phone but i had them all on my pc I have them all back now i just hope it wont happen again, next time it might not be my day off and im stuck with no apps all day
    07-22-2010 12:21 AM
  11. NavyAV8R's Avatar
    did you solve this?
    07-25-2010 02:44 AM
  12. iVenom's Avatar
    naw i restored as new the reloaded all my stuff. it got rid of the 3.5g of "other" i had and it seems alittle faster. im still putting all my settings right and adding paswords and stuff that part is no fun.
    07-25-2010 06:24 AM
  13. iVenom's Avatar
    This madness just happened to me again! I tried the restriction thing but they didnot come back so I'm going to restore from back up right now.
    09-03-2010 01:40 AM
  14. iVenom's Avatar
    Strange part is when I look on my "about" screen apps is not on the list. And hard reset did nothing.

    look here Im not the only one, I was playing chop chop ninja then bam no apps. 5.8g of other though but not one app. I wonder if I just need a new phone.

    Apple - Support - Discussions - All apps disappearing from phone ...
    Last edited by iVenom; 09-03-2010 at 02:43 AM.
    09-03-2010 01:50 AM
  15. Smlk's Avatar
    That's really a pain if your out and need your stuff. You might consider taking it into apple. This might need a replacement.
    09-03-2010 06:05 AM
  16. stkywik's Avatar
    That's really a pain if your out and need your stuff. You might consider taking it into apple. This might need a replacement.
    I agree. The best advice comes from the final post in the linked thread. Just take/send it to Apple and get a new one. If they will replace phones for having dust under the screen (they did for me) they will replace phones that have bad RAM and delete all apps seemingly randomly.
    09-03-2010 06:56 AM
  17. acedcool's Avatar
    Its easy to check the security of your own iTunes account. Just click on your account name on the right hand side of iTunes menu bar. After entering your password, click on the View Account button. Youll be taken to the Apple Account Information page where youre able to view your purchase history.

    From there, you can make sure that all your app purchases are ones that youve made (though Apple makes this somewhat difficult by mixing in free app updates amid purchased apps). If you spot an app you didnt buy among your recent purchases, click the Report a Problem button.
    09-03-2010 10:08 AM
  18. iVenom's Avatar
    Im going to do a clean reinstall then call apple tomorrow, since they changed the sim size i can even just throw my sim into my old phone lol thanks apple. (time lapse) Crap i restored to an older backup and the other file stayed and my apps just started to add on top of that. So I stopped it from loading all the 5g of apps the told it to erase all content. Left it over night cause it was late and woke to an apple logo. Had to go to work with no phone it was awesome. Now im just going to reinstall as new yet AGAIN. My iphone must have bad ram. This only happened to me twice but I hear others doing it twice a week. If I hear of any fix I will post it here. Thanks for your input guys.

    I got it to load up after being stuck I credit this link Fix iTunes 1004, 1015 Error, and Restore iPhone 4, 3GS Successfully on iOS 4.0.1 [How to Guide] | Redmond Pie
    Last edited by iVenom; 09-04-2010 at 04:38 AM.
    09-03-2010 09:57 PM
  19. noaim's Avatar
    this isnt the first time that I have seen someone complain about this happening if it keeps happening I would go into a genius bar and have them replace your phone
    09-04-2010 12:03 AM
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