Apps Corner

Apps Corner
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  • Guide: How to use your phone's apps store in a few simple steps
    • Get to know The App Store terms
      • Apple ID: The username and password you use to access Apple services. You need to sign in with your Apple ID to download apps from the App Store or to buy songs from the iTunes Store.
      • The App Store: The store you access to download apps or games on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
      • The iTunes Store: The store you access to download music or movies on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
      • iTunes Gift Cards: Cards are used to purchase paid apps from the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, or Mac App Store. Vodafone Qatar doesn’t sell Gift Cards but if you get an iTunes Gift Card from a friend, you can redeem it and buy what you want from the iTunes store.

       

       

    • Steps of downloading apps or games from the App Store
      1. Click on the App Store icon on your device > Check out the available apps on the store.
      2. Click on the app you like > Install.

      If the app you selected is not free, click on the price and then on Buy.

      If a credit card is already linked to your Apple ID, the app will start downloading to your phone. If not, you will get a screen to enter a credit card details > click Continue> fill in the details to proceed.

    • Steps of downloading music or movies from the iTunes Store
      1. Click on the iTunes Store icon > Check out the available music and movies on the store.
      2. Click on the song/movie you like > Click on the price > Buy

       If a credit card is already linked to your Apple ID, the song/movie will start downloading to your phone. If not, you will get a screen to enter a credit card details > click Continue> fill in the details to proceed.

    • The available payment methods on the iTunes or App Store
      1. Credit cards: In Qatar, you can use Visa, MasterCard or American Express.
      2. Click and Buy:  If you don’t have a credit card linked to your Apple ID and you want to download a paid app, click on the price that appears beside the app then on Buy and enter your credit card details.
      3. Store credit: You get Store credit if you purchase iTunes Gift Cards, Gift Certificates or Allowances.  In Qatar you can only redeem these cards, if you get it from a friend for example, but you cannot buy these cards from Qatar’s App Store.
    • Steps of redeeming the iTunes Gift Cards
      1. Tap iTunes Store, App Store, or iBooks Store on your device.
      2. Scroll to the bottom of the Featured section > Click on Redeem. You will need to sign in with your Apple ID.
      3. Click on "You can also enter your code manually" > Enter the code > Tap Redeem.

      Your iTunes account balance will update. You might need to sign out and back in for your balance to appear.

    • Country of your App Store

      Each country has a different apps and services from Apple. So you may notice that some apps or services are not available in Qatar’s store and available in other country’s store and so on.

      When you make a purchase from the iTunes Store or the App Store, you should use the store that matches the country where you're located. If you don't do that, it's possible that your credit card won't be accepted for payment. 

  • Guide: How to use your phone's apps store in a few simple steps
    • Get to know Google Play terms
      • A Google Account: The email address and password of your choice. It can be your Gmail address and it gives you access to various Google products, including Google Play Store.
      • Google Play Store app: The store you access to download apps or games on your Android device.
      • Google Play Gift Cards: Cards are used to purchase paid apps from the Google Play Store.

       

       

      Vodafone Qatar doesn’t sell Gift Cards but if you get a Gift Card from a friend, you can redeem it and buy what you want from the Google Play Store.

    • Steps of adding your Google account on your device
      1. Go to Settings.
      2. Under "Accounts", click on Add account > Select Google.
      3. Choose Existing (if you want to add an account you already have) or New (if you want to create a new one). Follow the screen instructions.
    • Steps of downloading apps from Google Play
      1. Open the Google Play Store app > Select an app you want to download
      2. Click on InstallAccept after reviewing the app's permissions

      If the app is not free, you will see the price. Click on the price> Click on Accept > Use the Down arrow to select a payment method, and then complete your purchase.

    • Steps of adding a payment method to download paid apps
      1. Open the Google Play Store app > Click on the Menu icon.
      2. Go to My account > Add payment method.
      3. You will be asked to sign in to Google Wallet, Use your Google account to sign in > Follow the screen instructions. 
    • The payment methods you can use on Google Play Store
      1. Credit or debit cards.
      2. Google Play Gift Cards: Vodafone Qatar doesn’t sell Gift Cards but if you get a Gift Card from a friend, you can redeem it and buy what you want from the Google Play store.
    • Steps of removing a credit or debit card from Google Play
      1. Go to Google Wallet https://wallet.google.com and sign in to the account you use on Google Play.
      2. Near the top left of your screen, click on the Menu iconPayment methods.
      3. Select the card you want to remove > Remove.
    • Steps of uninstalling an app
      1. Go to Settings > More
      2. Go to Application Manager and select the app that you need to uninstall > Click Uninstall
    • Steps of redeeming a Google Play Gift Card
      1. Open the Google Play Store app > Click on the Menu icon.
      2.  Click on Redeem > Enter the card code.
  • Guide: How to use your phone's apps store in a few simple steps
    • Get to know BlackBerry World terms
      • BlackBerry ID: The username and password that gives you access to BlackBerry websites, apps, and services. It helps sync your information with your computer and transfer them when you change devices.
      • BlackBerry App World/BlackBerry World: The store you access to download apps or games on your BlackBerry.
    • Steps of creating a BlackBerry ID using your smartphone
      • If you just got a new BlackBerry, during the set-up click Create a BlackBerry ID > follow the screen instructions.
      • If you already set up your BlackBerry:
      1. Open the BlackBerry World > Click Create a BlackBerry ID.
      2. On the home screen, click Options.
      3. Click Device > BlackBerry ID.
      4. Click Third Party Applications > BlackBerry ID > Click BlackBerry ID > Complete the fields on the screen.

      Remember, you should sign in on all your BlackBerry devices using the same BlackBerry ID. 

    • Steps of downloading apps on your BlackBerry
      1. Go to BlackBerry World icon on your device and browse the storefront.
      2. On the app you like, click Download

      If the app is paid, click on the price > Sign in with your BlackBerry ID > Purchase. If not linked, select Payment method and follow the instructions.

    • Adding a payment method to your account
      1. Go to My world > Settings
      2. Click Payment options > Add new payment account
    • Changing a payment method
      1. Sign into the BlackBerry World.
      2. At the top right of the screen, click your BlackBerry ID screen name.
      3. Click Payment Options > A payment method > Next.
      4. Complete the instructions on the screen > Click Save.
    • Uninstalling apps from your BlackBerry
      1. Open the app you want to uninstall.
      2. Click Options/Settings
      3. If you consider reinstalling the app later, Click Uninstall. If you want to permanently delete the app, click Delete.
    • Changing the country of your BlackBerry World

      Some apps are only available in certain countries or regions. To change the country:

      1. At the top right of the screen, click Select your device and location.
      2. Click a device type. 
      3. In the Select Country field, type your country.
      4. Click a service provider.