How do i buy apps for my daughter


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  1. packabacca

    packabacca Member This Topic's Starter

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    This Christmas im buying my teenage daughter a x10 mini pro , can anyone tell me how else to buy apps for her as i dont really want to give her access to my credit/debit card (scary thought), as i already have a google account for my desire is there a way for me to purchase them but send them to her phone or ' gift them ' to her, anybody have any ideas?
     

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  2. avacomputers

    avacomputers Well-Known Member

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    The only way is to use the credit card on the device.
     
  3. Tino

    Tino Well-Known Member

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    Maybe get a pre-paid card and top it up for her every so often?
     
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    pool_shark Well-Known Member

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    You could provide your credit card for her google account on the website, get the app(s) you want on her device, then go back to google and delete the credit card info.

    The prepaid sounds like a better idea though.
     
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  5. trav2001

    trav2001 Well-Known Member

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    Yes I agree with the prepaid as well. Although, there is a HUGE section for free apps that are pretty awesome.
     
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    sitlet Banned

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    Once you enter your credit card into the Market, you cant see the whole number, so she will only be able to buy apps, and not use it for anything else.
     
  7. lordofthereef

    lordofthereef Well-Known Member

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    I think he wants to avoid his daughter having unlimited access to buying whatever she wants in the marketplace. As of right now I don;t think there is an option for this. It just recently hit the iOS appstore, so I am sure it will be soon to follow.
     
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    sitlet Banned

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    Well if he doesnt trust his daughter, then he has other problems he needs to work out.
     
  9. pool_shark

    pool_shark Well-Known Member

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    Children make stupid decisions, that's why they need parental supervision.
     
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    Roze Hiding behind a mystery VIP Member

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    There are tones of free apps on the market that she can use on the phone and make her phone fully functional without buyin an app.
     
  11. packabacca

    packabacca Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for the reply's guys, i think i will go with the prepaid card , i have thought of another option though i could set her up a junior account with natwest which gives them a solo card i could then top up the account from my account.
     
  12. trav2001

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    Sounds like a great idea either way.
     

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