Earn free Windows Phone apps using Bing Rewards

Earn free Windows Phone apps using Bing Rewards
Microsoft allows you to earn credits when you use the company’s search engine, Bing. It is called Bing Rewards, and you accumulate credits, you can redeem them to enter into daily offers and giveaways. Some of the giveaways are pretty nice too. They can vary from Xbox games (or groups of games) or laptop computers.

Now, you can redeem your Bing Rewards to get credits in the Windows Phone Store which you can then use to buy apps and games. Currently, there are two special offers available. The first one gets you a $1.25 voucher for 170 credits. The other offer is a $5.00 voucher for 515 credits. Since there you can earn Bing credits in more ways than just searching, those thresholds are not too difficult to reach.  There are also various levels you can reach within the rewards program which may earn you extra credits or discounts on various rewards offers.

To take advantage of the offer, you have to use Windows Phone 8 because it uses Wallet, a new feature of the new mobile operating system. After you make the purchase (with your rewards), you receive an email confirmation with a redemption code. From there, open Wallet on your Windows Phone and select “Add,” then select "Microsoft Gift Card."  You copy and paste that redemption code and it creates a Microsoft Store Credit in your Wallet. 

This program is currently available in the US only. Hopefully, Microsoft may be able to expand it to other favorable markets. In the meantime, check out the program. It may help you feed the app munchies as you get into your new Windows Phone.

sources: Bing Rewards via wpcentral


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17 Comments

1. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

its pulling me closer to buy WP

6. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Its pulling us all closer. I love this new system especially since I don't have a credit card for apps/games.

2. denied911z

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

microsoft is getting desperate about WP

3. ZeusOne

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

This isin't called being desperate... It is called 'Marketing'!

8. denied911z

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

you don't give big money to marketing if you are not desperate

9. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

So basically if they market there desperate if they don't there stupid and will fail...........this is smart not desperate Also you are calling every company desperate then Desperate was your comment trying to get a negative buzz going which failed

12. denied911z

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

i don't give damn about them it was only my opinion i see you love ms so i will leave you alone then

13. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

I don't love any company as I know they dont care about anyone here. Second it wasn't your opinion you put it across like you were stating facts so don't do that cop out I'm allergic to BS statements like yours

14. denied911z

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

BS you can say to your mother that was my thought and everybody that read comments know that they are only comments you want that everybody to have the same opinion like you

15. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

What ? Why you mentioning mothers for...you running out of things to comeback with No I don't want everyone to have the same opinion...seems more like you don't like people disagreeing with you and questioning you Your sounding pretty childish

16. denied911x

Posts: 3; Member since: Nov 09, 2012

accept my different opinions and give it rest if you think different thats superb but leave me alone i don't want to talk to you

11. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

All companies are desperate. However, that desperation may vary. For example, in Apple's case, its desperate to remain having the #1 selling phone. In Blackberry or Nokia's case, its desperate to not be dead by 2015.

17. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Denied911z rly a BS statement

4. Peter27

Posts: 233; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

nice. another little reason to make a switch to WP

5. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

well, i like microsoft but,,,,,,,,,1.25 dollars? i won't even do a click for it....l

7. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

You earn points which are redeemable for cash-value prizes, i.e. $1.25 to spend in the Marketplace. Good deal. Would allow for purchases without spending tour own money. A good strategy.

10. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

I like the Bing Rewards, but I stopped really using them since I got detached from the XBOX ecosystem. Maybe i'll start again, who knows.

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