Paid apps are all the rage in Android Market right now (hopefully you have them) and we thought it'd be a good idea to show you how the paid application system works. In short, it's pretty much exactly like the free app process with an added step of the Google Checkout screen.

Using Google Checkout is the obvious solution for handling paid applications in Android because many Gmail accounts are already tied into the Google Checkout and the G1 so it links up pretty easily. A confirmation e-mail is sent to you immediately when you purchase the paid app for filing purposes.

One gripe about the system is that Android Market definitely needs a sort option to separate paid apps from free apps, we think it'd make the user experience a lot better. As our astute readers have pointed out, clicking the menu button would allow you different sort options. Genius! Those who have purchased paid apps via Android Market already, what do you guys think?

 

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How To Purchase Paid Applications in Android Market

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Um, the Android Market "does" have a way to filter out only free or only paid apps.

In the Market hit "Menu", then tap "Change View". You can then choose to view only free, only paid, or both.

As Eric said, the market allows you to filter out the paid apps from the free apps. Also purchasing an app through google checkout is the only way I've seen and since you need a gmail account you just need to add a credit card in google checkout to purchase the paid apps. it's pretty simple to do.

I'm still waiting for some actually useful paid apps. I'm tired of looking on the App Market and seeing a whole bevy of new fart apps ... for only $1.99!

Using Google Checkout is the obvious solution for handling paid applications in Android because many Gmail accounts are already tied into the Google Checkout and the G1 so it links up pretty easily. A confirmation e-mail is sent to you immediately when you purchase the paid app for filing purposes.

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guys please help is there any way to buy apps without using credit card cause
i dont trust cards or actually my dad doesnt im only 16 and dad wont let me use his
my email is 0507751828.ak@gmail.com
oh and i dont know if it makes any difference but i live in uae

if there is no way can some one tell me how to convince my father

If you downloaded a trial/lite version on Android Market, can you then buy the upgrade through Android Market or must through application official website? Thank you

Hi,

I'm from Brazil and the Android Market doesn't show Brazil as an option... When I put my Zip code the system doesn't let me continue...