google play ... purchases ... no password?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by krazyasif786, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. krazyasif786

    krazyasif786 Well-Known Member
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    hi

    i find it alarming that when i purchase an app from the google play store and click buy it does not ask for a password?

    I know this is my computer but what if i was on someone elses .... they would be able to buy the account gets charged

    is thre a way to ask for a password before any purchase?
     

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  2. valorian

    valorian Well-Known Member
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    Your password is used to log into Google Play. If you are using someone elses PC make sure you log out of Google Play when you are done.
     
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  3. hstroph

    hstroph Well-Known Member
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    Apparently you've instructed the browser to remember the password. That encrypted information won't be available to anyone else unless they're using the same browser on the same computer as the same user that you are logged-in as.

    Edit the security preferences to remove that information from the browser, if you like.
     
  4. RyanB

    RyanB Distributor of Awesome
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    Is it just me, or might the OP be referring a handset of costs as his/her computer? In the off chance that's the case....

    OP, how are you accessing Google Play? If it's from a phone or tablet, something
    like app lock or a password on your lock screen might help.
     

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