1. marcojavier's Avatar
    So I can't download ANY apps at all. Turns out the Marketplace isn't supported in my country. I made my location and system locale set to the US but it still won't download..

    and if ever I do get to download anything, they're all free apps. I need a US credit card number to buy apps. :|

    I love Windows Phone but this experience is just killing it. Right now, the phone feels like a useless brick.
    11-12-2011 12:50 PM
  2. Dave Blake's Avatar
    What country are you in and did you buy the phone in your country or did you import it?
    11-12-2011 01:07 PM
  3. palandri's Avatar
    You can normally buy prepaid Visa cards on eBay.
    11-12-2011 01:20 PM
  4. justop26's Avatar
    Set your Windows Live Mail account to USA and use real zip codes and whatnot. Then it'll work. That's the way I've done it.
    11-12-2011 03:12 PM
  5. marcojavier's Avatar
    I got my phone in the Philippines, but the phone's from T-Mobile USA. It's an unlocked version since I didn't have problems sending SMS here.

    palandri and justop26, thanks for the suggestions!
    11-12-2011 09:04 PM
  6. Tech0's Avatar
    You can try to register a Philippinian credit card, just need to specify US postcode. :-)
    Also you can try to change your Live ID location to USA, but I doubt they have fixed it.(Few months ago it was impossible to edit your location once you set it up) I did same mistake at the beginning and I just reset the phone. (If you don't have any apps, reseting the phone, shouldn't be big of a deal)
    11-14-2011 12:51 PM