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Registered: ‎09-03-2012
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Offer paid app to certain user for free?

Hello,

 

I am wondering if there is mechanism in app world to offer application to someone for free - either before release to appword or after?


Thanks!

 

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Re: Offer paid app to certain user for free?

you can use the sandbox feature in the vendor portal to allow them to download it.
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Re: Offer paid app to certain user for free?

That is one of the reasons I chose to build multiFEED as a "freemium" app. I added a "secret" page where a user can enter a key I send them to unlock the full set of features without needing to pay for it.

 

The problem with just adding them to your sandbox is that you either have to leave them there forever, or tell them never to delete or change devices since they won't be able to reinstall the app once they are no longer in your sandbox.



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Posts: 188
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Re: Offer paid app to certain user for free?

Thanks for the reply.

 

This is a really newbie question: after you add the user to sandbox, how do you make it available for the user to download?

 

Thanks!

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Re: Offer paid app to certain user for free?