Developer sign up is account registered to credit card owner

by Halsafar » Thu, 19 May 2011 12:50:32 GMT


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 I am creating an android developer account to put an app I made on the
market.  I was an unwise teenager with my financial self many years
ago and thus do not have a credit card.  My significant other was more
than willing to help out.  However it appears that by signing up under
my Google account but using her cc it seems to want to register the
account in her name.  It might just be deceiving but after submitting
payment I get to the screen asking me to accept this: "I agree and I
am willing to associate my credit card and account registration above
with the Android Market Developer Distribution Agreement."  However in
the box above it says "Registered To: XXX" where XXX is my significant
others name.  I'd like everything to remain in my name and use my bank
account but for the credit card payment I'm getting outside help.  It
seems Google does not support this or am I reading all this wrong?  It
also turns out I might have a cc of my own in 2-3 weeks but would
prefer not to wait that long.  So if in the future I can change the
credit card associated that would work too.  I do not want to screw
this up since I'd prefer not to lose $25.


Thanks!

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Re: Developer sign up is account registered to credit card owner

by Stephen Damm » Thu, 19 May 2011 12:52:14 GMT


 Fixed subject.

As well, it appears from what I can tell if I accept

"I agree and I
am willing to associate my credit card and account registration above
with the Android Market Developer Distribution Agreement."

With the credit card from someone else then the developer side of the 
account will be forever locked to that person.  It just feels wrong that 
the credit card is used for anything more than just payment.





I am creating an android developer account to put an app I made on the market. I was an unwise teenager with my financial self many years ago and thus do not have a credit card. My significant other was more than willing to help out. However it appears that by signing up under my Google account but using her cc it seems to want to register the account in her name. It might just be deceiving but after submitting payment I get to the screen asking me to accept this: "I agree and I am willing to associate my credit card and account registration above with the Android Market Developer Distribution Agreement." However in the box above it says "Registered To: XXX" where XXX is my significant others name. I'd like everything to remain in my name and use my bank account but for the credit card payment I'm getting outside help. It seems Google does not support this or am I reading all this wrong? It also turns out I might have a cc of my own in 2-3 weeks but would prefer not to wait that long. So if in the future I can change the credit card associated that would work too. I do not want to screw this up since I'd prefer not to lose $25. Thanks!
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Re: Developer sign up is account registered to credit card owner

by Francisco Dalla Rosa soares » Thu, 19 May 2011 21:01:01 GMT


 I have your same problem and did just what you want to do.
The credit card info is registered to your checkout account. the payment
goes to your significant other but the Market account registered is yours.
When you get your own credit card you can just go to your google checkout
account, add your new CC info and remove the other person's info from there
(just checked and it's possible to remove the CC info)


2011/5/19 Stephen Damm <shinhalsa...@gmail.com>



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Re: Developer sign up is account registered to credit card owner

by Stephen Damm » Fri, 20 May 2011 06:08:44 GMT


 I took your advice and went along with it.  It does appear that the 
credit card does not bind in some special way.  When I get my own I can 
remove it.  The only stipulation is at least one card always has to be 
on the account.  Everything else has been under my name, number, email, etc.


Thanks!




I have your same problem and did just what you want to do. The credit card info is registered to your checkout account. the payment goes to your significant other but the Market account registered is yours. When you get your own credit card you can just go to your google checkout account, add your new CC info and remove the other person's info from there (just checked and it's possible to remove the CC info) 2011/5/19 Stephen Damm <shinhalsa...@gmail.com <mailto:shinhalsa...@gmail.com>> Fixed subject. As well, it appears from what I can tell if I accept "I agree and I am willing to associate my credit card and account registration above with the Android Market Developer Distribution Agreement." With the credit card from someone else then the developer side of the account will be forever locked to that person. It just feels wrong that the credit card is used for anything more than just payment. I am creating an android developer account to put an app I made on the market. I was an unwise teenager with my financial self many years ago and thus do not have a credit card. My significant other was more than willing to help out. However it appears that by signing up under my Google account but using her cc it seems to want to register the account in her name. It might just be deceiving but after submitting payment I get to the screen asking me to accept this: "I agree and I am willing to associate my credit card and account registration above with the Android Market Developer Distribution Agreement." However in the box above it says "Registered To: XXX" where XXX is my significant others name. I'd like everything to remain in my name and use my bank account but for the credit card payment I'm getting outside help. It seems Google does not support this or am I reading all this wrong? It also turns out I might have a cc of my own in 2-3 weeks but would prefer not to wait that long. So if in the future I can change the credit card associated that would work too. I do not want to screw this up since I'd prefer not to lose $25. Thanks! -- --
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