How to reinstall apps on iPhone when the AppStore tells you an app already exists, and it doesn't.

Is iTunes acting up?
Does your iPhones AppStore tell you that an app is installed when it isn't?

There is a solution for that:

The iPhone is not perfect and sometimes these strange things happen.
Try the following to straighten your phone out:

Sometimes when you sync your phone apps are installed by iTunes on your computer. To see if fabecook is already installed:

First, press the home button twice. The first time sill bring you to the first home screen, the second time brings up search. Type the first few letter of the app you are looking for. Do you see what you are looking for? Great, it's already Installed.

If not try:

1. Restart the phone.
Hold down the top button you usualy turn the screen off with and the front button on the face at the same time for about ten seconds until th phone restarts and you see an apple logo appear

try and see if the phone let's you Install your app now

2. Connect the phone to your computer. Open iTunes and on the main screen where you can manage you iPhone see under "applications" and make sure the box is not checked for the the app you want to install. Check this box and click sync below. iTunes will install the app for you.

Hope this solves your problem!

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