The Windows Store in Windows 10 is not just about apps and games, but you can also buy music, films, and TV shows from the Store. While music, films and TV shows are not available in all regions, apps and games can be purchased from any region.
Windows Store for Windows 10 has several payment methods. You can buy using credit cards, debit cards, prepaid credit cards, online payment services like PayPal and Alipay, and Microsoft gift cards. Obviously, not all these payment options available in all regions.
In addition to all above mentioned payment methods, Windows Store supports buying apps, games and movies using your mobile operator bill or prepaid mobile balance. While this new payment method is not supported by all mobile operators and available everywhere, some mobile operators like Sprint allow you purchase apps using your mobile phone credit.
If your Windows 10 device supports mobile operator billing, you can add mobile operator billing as a payment option to the device as well. And this new method is available for Pcs and tablets running Windows 10.
The new mobile operator billing is supported by following mobile operators:
Country/region Mobile operators
Finland DNA, Elisa
United states Sprint
So, if you’re located in one of the above mentioned courtiers/regions and are using service from those mobile operators, you can use the given below directions to purchase apps, games, films and TV shows using mobile operator bill or mobile balance.
Buy apps and games from Windows 10 Store using mobile phone balance/bill
Step 1: Launch the Windows Store app either by clicking its tile in the Start menu or typing Store in the search box and then pressing Enter key.
Step 2: Once the Store app is launched, use the search box to find out the app, game or film that you want to buy using mobile operator balance or mobile currency.
Step 3: Click the button where the price is mentioned and then enter your Microsoft account password (see how to purchase apps from Window Store without entering password).
Step 4: On the Buy game/app/film screen, click Next button.
Step 5: On the pick a payment method screen, select mobile phone as the payment method.
Step 6: Finally, select your mobile operator, enter your phone number, and click Next button to receive a one-time code on your phone.
Step 7: Finally, enter the one-time code to purchase the selected app, game, film or TV show. As simple as that!
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