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Old 06-11-2010, 08:36 PM
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Where do .sis files get stored on nokia 5230

Hello there,

I use a Nokia 5230 mobile and purchased a game from the ovi store. I now want to download that game from my mobile to my pc. I use Nokia pc suite with usb cable.

When i scan the memory on my phone it says there is 5 mb of .sis files installed. However i can't seem to find the installed games. In pc suite there is no option to download. When i browse through the folders of my memory card i still can't find the game. I can delete the game but don't seem to be able to copy the game. Where can i find the installed .sis files ? And how can i download them ??? (So i can install the same game on another phone)

Thanx in advance.

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Old 07-11-2010, 07:23 AM
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When you install a sis/sisx file, the content of the file is extracted, and the actual sis/sisx file is deleted at the end of the process.

After the app is installed, the original sis/sisx file is no longer around for copying/saving.

Also, even if you know what files were in the sis/sisx file originally, it is not enough to recreate the original sis/sisx file.

If you want to install the same app on another phone, then use the other phone to go to Ovi Store and download it using the other phone.

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Old 07-11-2010, 04:42 PM
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thanx for the reply. i now understand it's not possible to copy an installed .sis file from one phone to another.

But why does my phone say there's x MB of sis files installed when the .sis files get deleted afterwards ?
 

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