A smart way to pay for App Store apps and iTunes content
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - February 23, 2015 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - Are you frustrated with just using free apps on the App Store and downloading free content on iTunes? If you want to speed up your clan wars in Clash of Clans with gems, get more “lives” in the new Candy Crush Soda Saga, or download all the filters in the Camera 360 and VSCO Cam apps to beautify your selfies, Smart has the perfect answer.

We all know that not everyone owns a credit card, which is why Smart has developed the latest first-in-the-world innovation called Pay-With-Mobile, which lets you charge all your iTunes and App Store apps, games, songs, movies, books, and magazine purchases to your prepaid or postpaid account. This groundbreaking service is now available.

“Smart understands that not everyone owns a credit card, but that shouldn’t stop people from realizing the full potential of their mobile devices. This is why we have worked hard to bring this groundbreaking service to Filipino users, which we believe will further revolutionize the way they enjoy their favorite lifestyle apps and content on their devices,” said Charles Lim, EVP and wireless consumer division head at Smart. “This is yet another way that Smart is making mobile Internet fun, fast, and worry-free for all of our subscribers.”

To get started, simply follow these steps to set up your own Pay- With-Mobile number for your Smart prepaid or postpaid account:

Text REG to 4949 using your Smart prepaid or postpaid number.

2. You will immediately receive your Pay-With-Mobile number via SMS that includes all pertinent account details. Write these details down on a piece of paper.

3. Once you’re ready, go to the Apple ID Account Page on your phone or tablet (Settings > iTunes & App Store > click your Apple ID > View Apple ID).

4. Select the Payment Information option, make sure you check “Mastercard” as the payment type, then enter the account details such as Card Number and Security Code that you have received via SMS.

5. Enter your Philippine address.

6. Click Done, and you’re all set.

Now, you can download all the games, apps and content that you want, and even make in-app purchases so that you can get the full and premium experience on your Apple devices. What’s even more convenient is that you’ll always receive an SMS notification whenever you buy something, so you can monitor all the purchases charged to your account.

With more than a million apps now available on the App Store, plus thousands of exciting and entertaining content on iTunes, you’ll have endless amounts of fun wherever you go as you unleash the full potential of your Apple devices.

The Pay-With-Mobile service is just the latest in Smart’s commitment to bring users the best Internet for all their needs, with instant and convenient access to their favorite books, movies, music, apps, and gaming content using their cellphone load or postpaid accounts.


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