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Thread: App Store is not charging me?
02-13-2011, 10:40 AM #1App Store is not charging me?
I don't know if I should be happy or worried, lol- I got a new 3gs a few weeks ago and linked my iTunes account as usual. I have checked and double checked, and my credit card information is correct. I enter App Store, select an app, click 'purchase', enter my password, get the 'successful purchase' message, the app installs, and all done. However, when I check my credit card balance, I find that App Store has not deducted a single penny for my purchases. Is this something I should be worried about? I would love to just not worry about it as I have not done anything fraudulent in this (I provided MY credit card info, obviously Apple has had to verify it in order to link it to my account, and I have purchased them directly through App Store), but I don't want to end up in trouble or something. I have not bought anything since discovering this error, but I did test it just now buy 'purchasing' a 'remove ads' option in one app before posting this, and it is still the same. Is this common?
Last edited by iAhmi; 02-13-2011 at 10:41 AM. Reason: typo
02-13-2011, 10:44 AM #2
Call your credit card company.
02-13-2011, 11:58 AM #3
They doNt charge immediatly, they will wait then bill you for several at once.
02-13-2011, 01:10 PM #4
Yes, but how long do they usually wait? I've never paid much attention to app store charges, but just by chance noticed because I knew for a fact that over the last 3 weeks or so that I have bought about 25 or 30 apps. Shouldn't I have been billed by now? (credit card company said they have nothing from Apple on my account)
02-13-2011, 01:11 PM #5
You may need to call apple then.
02-13-2011, 01:12 PM #6
02-13-2011, 01:13 PM #7
No Broomhead they need to do what's right.
02-13-2011, 01:38 PM #8
As i said, as nice as it would be to 'just go with it', of course I want to do what's right, I enjoy my apps and whoever develops them deserves compensation for them. I'll just call Apple and see if they can get it sorted out I guess.
02-13-2011, 02:25 PM #9
02-13-2011, 02:27 PM #10
I have a feeling the charges will come along. I've had this happen before with my CC. I didn't see charges for like a week and a half or two. Then again they might not be charging, who knows. I guess youll find out
02-13-2011, 02:29 PM #11
Yea it will catch up with you
02-13-2011, 03:49 PM #12
I always get a email message when they charge my cc..... and within a few days after a purchase I get it as well...
02-13-2011, 03:51 PM #13
I never get those e-mails anymore, But I do get charged
02-13-2011, 10:21 PM #14
I just wish they hadn't let it go on for so long. I should have been more responsible with how much I was spending. I don't get emails upon billing, so I always just check my cc balance every so often to see where I'm at. Anyhow, I was in poor signal today so hopefully when I call tomorrow they will fix it so it doesn't go on for 3,4 weeks anymore. I'm pretty sure I've racked up quite a bill. Thank God it's tax refund time
02-13-2011, 10:24 PM #15