Common on games and apps, IAPs are a way of spending money to enable extra features or content within the app, or for additional items or powers within a game

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How do in-app purchases work?

I'm trying the free version of an app, and I'm considering to upgrade to the Premium version. The said app is Rewire. From what I see, the Premium version in not directly available on Play Store, and ...
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If you “buy” an app in the Amazon Underground, and it is later removed from the Underground, do you get to keep it?

If you aren't familiar, the Amazon Underground offers a bunch of apps for free (including IAPs). The downsides are user tracking, pop-over ads, and the possibility of the app not working if there is ...
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If a paid app stops working, can I get my money back?

For example, the application Say it right! is using the Forvo third-party service. I guess the app can stop working eventually (for example if the API changes, or if the third-party service terms ...
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Transfer ownership of in app purchases to new email address?

I made some in-app purchases a year ago with email address foo@foo.com. I have since changed my email address to new@new.com. Is there any way that I can transfer my purchases from my old email ...
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Purchase cancelled from Google Play Store, but verification fee deducted

Yesterday I was trying to purchase an app from the Play Store. So I added my card details to the dialog window that appeared, and Google deducted a small sum from my A/C (Rs.51 INR), which I know, is ...
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Is it possible to use a Google Play Gift Card with In-App billing and purchases?

I have installed the free version of an app on my phone from Google Play. Now I want to purchase the full version of that application using in-app billing or purchase option already available in that ...
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Make an IAP in a Restricted Profile

My boy is playing Scribblenauts on an Android 5.0 tablet, under the control of a restricted profile. He's done all the levels, and there is an IAP required to purchase the rest of the levels. Can't ...
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Super Status Bar - can't purchase premium

I downloaded Super Status Bar but it won't let me buy the premium version. I press under premium, then press Google play, then "buy" and nothing happens. Why is that? Where can I download it to have ...
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How to set a device-wide in-app-purchase block?

Similar to the Apple iOS' "restrictions mode", is there a way to bar in-app purchases device-wide? Would prefer a solution for unrooted devices, but if the only way is by rooting, so be it. The play ...
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Is in-app purchase still exists on the device if buyer's account is logged out?

Background : I want to buy the full version of Cytus and Deemo games using my friend's credit card, so what I thought is he have to login using his google account and then after purchasing is ...
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In-app purchase changing account

I have 2 accounts and I have a google play card on one and none on the other... I want to use the account with the card to make the in-app purchase.. but I tried to install the app on my account with ...
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View Google Play In-App Purchases on Google Play Store

When viewing an application on the Google Play Store (for example, Sygic GPS Navigation), it says underneath the Install button "Offers in-app purchases". Unfortunately, I don't see a way to view the ...
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What options do I have to purchase a play store app for another account?

Recently my wife gave birth to our son and I purchased the tinycam pro app to use with my d-link DCS-932L as a baby monitor. After some tests I was satisfied with the results and decided to buy the ...
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google play uses wrong account for in-app purchases [duplicate]

Problem: When trying to purchase in-app items, google play selects the wrong google account and do not allow the user to correct it. Scenario: I have two google accounts, one private and one ...
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Change Gmail account to make in-app purchase?

What is the procedure to change email account which you want to use to make in-app purchase? Take a look at the image. Click to enlarge the image I am using 2 Gmail accounts and only 1 has a ...
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When is an “in app purchase” not an in app purchase? [closed]

The Play Store policy on in app transaction fees reads like this: For applications and all in-app products that you choose to sell on Google Play, the transaction fee is equivalent to 30% of the ...
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Does purchasing something in Subway Surfer remove pop-up ads?

Pop-up ads in Subway Surfer annoy me a lot. Can I get rid of them by purchasing something like Double Coin feature? I am unable to find any information about it on their official website. If you have ...
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Restoring purchase of premium features after reinstall

I was searching for a nice-looking Android app that can keep track of my expenses and I found Expense Manager. The app itself is free and it looks like it suits my needs, but it also has some premium ...
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Check if app uses in-app purchase

What is the easiest way to check whether an app uses in-app purchase? Is there a mark in the Play store or a permission to look for after I installed the app?
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Is it possible to enable in-app purchases for Restricted Profiles?

I've set up a restricted profile on my Nexus to enable my children to have relatively controlled access to the device. Now one of them is asking for me to unlock a couple of features within an app ...
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Error message in Words With Friends is preventing download? - “You already own this item.”

I am trying to setup my replaced phone back up for Words With Friends as it was before, but I am getting this error: "You already own this item." when trying to re-purchase the Ultimate Play ...
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How to change android primary google account [duplicate]

During the "in-app purchase" I am unable to switch the Google account I would like to use for "in-app purchase". Currently, in order to change the primary Google account on Android operating system, ...
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How to change Android's primary Google account [duplicate]

During the "in-app purchase" I am unable to switch the Google account I would like to use for "in-app purchase". Currently, in order to change the primary Google account on Android operating system, ...
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Application trying to access in app billing

Getting a message at the bottom of my screen: In app billing is not supported for this device. Try again later. The problem is, I never authorized an app for in-app billing in the first place. ...
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Using a separate account for Play Store purchases

My family own a number of Android devices. We each have our own google account but ther is no credit-card linked to any of them. I'd like to keep it that way. But occasionally, I'd like to buy an app, ...
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Are Amazon “Parental Controls” redundant if I disable “In-App Purchasing”?

In the Amazon Appstore settings, there is a preference to enable Parental Controls. When set, this causes all apps (that are installed via amazon appstore) to require the amazon password before being ...
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What is the difference between unmanaged vs managed in-app product? [closed]

What is the difference between a "managed in-app product" and an in-app product that is not managed?
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How to re-download in-app purchase

I've done a factory reset of my HTC One S and I re-downloaded the game Angry Birds. I had previously purchased the mighty eagle, and when trying to get it again in-game, it takes me to the play store. ...
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Android in app purchase issue: You already own this item

I am interested in purchasing the Game from Google Play Store, but when I try to purchase it using the buy Button in game menu it takes me to Play store and there I get a message "You already own this ...
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Restoring purchases made with In App Billing

How can I switch the Play Account used for in-app billing? No matter which account I "activate" in the Market app, all in-app purchases only go through the first account which is contrary to the ...