Moving an app from 1 phone to another?

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    I bought my son a game from the app market for his droid. However, he does not like the game and we would like to put it on my droid. Is this possible? We paid for it already so I would rather not buy it again since he does not want it.

    Is it possible to use a file manager program to copy it to the sd card and then copy to computer via usb and then to my phone??

    Thanks
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    not unless your son is rooted, i believe. paid apps are stored in a protected area and app managers can't access them.
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    Nope, they don't want anybody being able to do that. First the app isn't actually on the SD card, I know there is some stuff from the app in there but the actual app is stored in device memory.
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    :closed_2:

    The only legal way would to possibly do this would be to email the developer.
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