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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by davidchsw, May 19, 2011.

  1. davidchsw

    davidchsw Well-Known Member
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    I haven't been with Android long and was wondering if app updates will be charged at some point. With Windows programs, minor updates are usually free and major one charge a fee to upgrade. I don't see how developers can do this forever. Am I missing something?


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  2. AngryHatter

    AngryHatter Android Expert

    Depends on the dev, doesn't it?
    I have seen more apps that used to be for money, that are either reduced in price or free.
    Why worry?
  3. ClubSteeler

    ClubSteeler Well-Known Member

    You will never be auto updated to a paid app, so you'll have to choose to pay for it.

    If an app you use becomes a paid app, simply do not update.
  4. lexluthor

    lexluthor Android Expert

    If you buy an app, updates are free.

    But, what some devs can do is stop developing the app you paid for, create a new app that does the same thing called app+ or something and then you'd need to buy that to get that app.

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