Charge App Store, Apple Music and iTunes purchases to your Smart account

Smart Carrier Billing lets you charge your Apple App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes purchases to your Smart Postpaid account or Smart Prepaid load.

This is perfect for people who do not have credit cards or mobile wallets, and want to purchase from Apple’s App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes.

For the longest time, the need for a credit or debit card has kept many Filipinos from maximizing the full potential of their iOS devices. By introducing Smart Carrier Billing, we are eliminating this barrier and therefore empowering our customers to truly embrace the digital lifestyle with easy access to millions of paid iOS apps and digital content at their fingertips.

Oscar A. Reyes, SVP and Head of Individual Consumer Business

How to activate Smart Carrier Billing

Activating Smart Carrier Billing is easy. All you have to do is log on to your Apple ID, go to the account settings of on App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes, and choose “Mobile Phone” as a payment method. You can do this from your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Mac, or on iTunes from a PC.

Also Read: Charge your Netflix subscription to your Smart postpaid bill

Once you’ve selected “Mobile Phone,” all purchases using your Apple ID will be automatically charged to your monthly Smart Postpaid bill or directly deducted from your Smart Prepaid load.

The new payment option will be configured automatically and allows for one-tap purchasing from all Apple devices, including Apple TV and Apple Watch. This includes purchases of apps, music, movies, TV shows, as well as Apple Music subscriptions and iCloud storage. No personal information will be shared with any third parties, making carrier billing both simple and safe to set up and use.

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Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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