Carrier billing for Android Market purchases rolls out to AT&T handsets

Carrier billing for Android Market purchases rolls out to AT&T handsets
AT&T now has the system for carrier billing of Android Market purchases up and running. The app charges can be automatically added to the monthly phone bill, instead of having to enter your credit card number, or use Google Checkout.

Google has been pushing for this for while now, and T-Mobile implemented the feature about a year ago. The update is being rolled out to users as we speak, and includes the new Market features like new categories, larger app size allowance, as well as the infamous 15 minutes refund window, instead of the oh-so-generous 24 hours, when we could kill a game or two, and then ask for our money back.

Those were the days.

via Electronista



3. firsttimemobo unregistered

just tried it... it says 15 minutes on the ATT email receipt.

2. XxVerbalxX unregistered

this is awful. im able to get parents to get their kids/tween an android smartphone based on the fact they cant download anything to rack up their bill w/o a credit card. now im going to have to deal with people complaining their kids racked up the bill. great. either that or i have to block app downloads which wont even allow them to get free ones. unless verizon reworks the blocks it will b a total disaster when it gets to big red ( i cant stop thinking about chewing gum or clifford when i see "big red" used)

1. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

I believe with billing to AT&T, you are allowed 24 hours for a refund....

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