1. mikelo90's Avatar
    So, I live in Serbia. Here, MS has not provided a way to buy an app from the WP store.
    I very much want to get the Appy Weather app, but it costs $3. So, I thought maybe there might be a way I can do that by using Bing rewards. I set my Bing (and my phone) region settings to US, and right now I have about 400 bing points. I click on redeem, and I find myself in a state of shock after seeing that MS prevented my little "workaround" by asking me for a confirmation phone number that needs to be US.
    My question is - is there any possible way for me to get this app? Thanks in advance :)
    01-31-2015 07:32 AM
  2. realwarder's Avatar
    Use google voice to get a US phone number?
    01-31-2015 07:34 AM
  3. mikelo90's Avatar
    Use google voice to get a US phone number?
    Could you please elaborate? I haven't used google voice so I'm not sure what you mean.
    01-31-2015 07:35 AM
  4. RumoredNow's Avatar
    So, I live in Serbia. Here, MS has not provided a way to buy an app from the WP store...
    This can not be... There is absolutely NO method for purchase of Apps in Serbia? I find that very hard to believe. Perhaps just not a method you have on hand, such as a credit card? Maybe they do not have carrier billing? You should still be able to use a Microsoft Prepaid Gift Card in your Region's store. IMHO, you would be better served finding out how to purchase a Msft Gift Card in Serbian currency for use in your Regional Store. Or perhaps a refillable "Credit Card" you can link to the proper store.
    gMaesterUK likes this.
    01-31-2015 10:22 AM
  5. mikelo90's Avatar
    No support for the usual credit cards from my region (at least as far as I know, maybe somebody can correct me if I'm wrong).
    Carrier billing not available.
    I couldn't find a single place to buy a MS gift card - MS doesn't have a regional store in Serbia :(
    Thanks for the reply, I'll try a little harder to find somebody selling those cards. :)
    01-31-2015 05:03 PM
  6. Jacky Singh's Avatar
    I recently bought using paypal. Just sign up at paypal and in windowsphone.com, add your payment detail as paypal (basically connect paypal). Hope it works.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    02-03-2015 01:45 AM
  7. dKp1977's Avatar
    Paypal should work just fine. Gift Cards for your Microsoft Account are available online. You can even get them off of ebay as an online code.
    RumoredNow likes this.
    02-03-2015 02:00 AM
  8. redkanji's Avatar
    mikelo, set your region to US, and install appy weather with try option. Then switch region back to Serbia, and you will be able to buy it. Komercialna banka, Raiffeisen banka, Banka Intesa and surely many other have the card for internet payment.
    I know that, because I spent over 6000din so far to buy apps. BTW, I'm from Subotica. :)
    Harrie-S, RumoredNow and mikelo90 like this.
    02-03-2015 02:25 AM
  9. mikelo90's Avatar
    mikelo, set your region to US, and install appy weather with try option. Then switch region back to Serbia, and you will be able to buy it. Komercialna banka, Raiffeisen banka, Banka Intesa and surely many other have the card for internet payment.
    I know that, because I spent over 6000din so far to buy apps. BTW, I'm from Subotica. :)
    Thanks a lot, man. I did that and it worked :)
    02-08-2015 01:19 AM

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