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mamcx
Dec 1, 2008, 08:23 PM
I'm triying to setup a free appstore account, from Colombia, and get this:

http://img509.imageshack.us/img509/3293/wtfvz4.jpg

I don't have a credit card. I setup a paypal account but not work.

What to do? And why apple insist in set a credit card for free apps?



benflick
Dec 1, 2008, 08:29 PM
I don't have a Credit Card, and I have an account. Just get a $25 dollar iTunes card and set up an account with it.

Hutch1
Dec 1, 2008, 08:31 PM
Because there is stuff you have to pay for too, the CC account address also confirms your location to ensure your in the proper iStore. You can use a gift card I believe to set it up.

plumbingandtech
Dec 1, 2008, 08:33 PM
If you have a atm card (with a visa logo on it.) you might be able to use that as well.

The money will just be taken out of your account immediately, instead of a CC style 30 days revolving mechanism.

synth3tik
Dec 1, 2008, 08:36 PM
Also your in Colombia and you are trying to set up an account at the Mexican store

mamcx
Dec 1, 2008, 10:30 PM
Also your in Colombia and you are trying to set up an account at the Mexican store

No,from Colombian store,this is a sample image from a forum.

Xradicaljetx
Dec 2, 2008, 07:59 PM
open up iTunes and go to top free apps or app store and once you done that download a app and the it's going to ask you to sign in. Once that pops up select create an iTunes account the just fill out everything and then once it asks you to choose a payment option it should say none an then that's it. And if you want to buy games that cost money no problem just buy a iTunes gift card from any store. Then redeem it to your account through iTunes......:::.....:::::... That's it :):apple:

mamcx
Dec 3, 2008, 08:35 AM
open up iTunes and go to top free apps or app store and once you done that download a app and the it's going to ask you to sign in. Once that pops up select create an iTunes account the just fill out everything and then once it asks you to choose a payment option it should say none an then that's it. And if you want to buy games that cost money no problem just buy a iTunes gift card from any store. Then redeem it to your account through iTunes......:::.....:::::... That's it :):apple:

As you can see from the picture in my first post, I actually do that. And don`t work.

dZp
Dec 3, 2008, 11:15 AM
As you can see from the picture in my first post, I actually do that. And don`t work.
Try it again.
Honestly, this method (payment method: none) wasn't working for the past couple of weeks, but started working again today.

mamcx
Dec 4, 2008, 09:14 AM
Now, the "none" option is not available at all for my country :(.

dZp
Dec 4, 2008, 11:01 AM
Now, the "none" option is not available at all for my country :(.
*cough*
Just open a US store account.
Be creative with the address. :rolleyes:
*cough*

mamcx
Dec 7, 2008, 03:23 PM
*cough*
Just open a US store account.
Be creative with the address. :rolleyes:
*cough*

Not working.

This is frustrating.... why can't people freely download free apps?.

anjinha
Dec 7, 2008, 06:05 PM
Not working.

This is frustrating.... why can't people freely download free apps?.

People CAN freely download apps. i just tried setting up a new free account:

EDIT: It works in the Colombia store too.

skubish
Dec 7, 2008, 06:11 PM
Not working.

This is frustrating.... why can't people freely download free apps?.

I just tried it too. Its working.

mamcx
Dec 7, 2008, 08:18 PM
Then I don't know. I try this from 3 diferent computers (1 Mac, 1 WinXP, 1 Vista) and nothing, with iTunes 8.

MaskedPhantom
Dec 8, 2008, 11:51 AM
What the hell? I have the latest version of iTunes (8.0.2) and I don't even HAVE the "none" option! Plus, when I try to make an account with my credit card, it says my security code is invalid, when it is valid!

Edit: US Store by the way.

mamcx
Dec 9, 2008, 09:29 AM
Ok, now I found what was the problem, reading the faqs in apple.com.

Is *absolutely* necesary try *first* to download a free app from iTunes (in your pc or mac) to get the "none" option.

Auch!


Thank you everybody.

Bobioden
Dec 9, 2008, 12:50 PM
Ok, now I found what was the problem, reading the faqs in apple.com.

Is *absolutely* necesary try *first* to download a free app from iTunes (in your pc or mac) to get the "none" option.

Auch!


Thank you everybody.

Post #7 told you to do that.

mamcx
Dec 10, 2008, 08:04 PM
Post #7 told you to do that.

Yeah, I now see. When try at that time the none option fail (as some others found too) and later, I forget the damm thing :D