How to set Philippine Marketplace on WP and add Philippine issued credit card.
Philippines is now available on windows phone marketplace. If you own a WP and your windows live id was set on United States, you cannot change the country to Philippines. To be able to select Philippines as your country/region, you need to create a new Philippine Windows Live id and see the apps in Philippine Peso price.
1. Reset your WP. And set up an account over the WP.
2. Create a Philippine windows live id on your phone when prompted to input a live id. Create a new one.
3. Add billing account on your phone Select Republic of the Philippines as your country.
4. Add your credit card details at http://account.microsoft.com
5. You should see the country/region : Philippines to be able to add your credit card.
How to purchase apps in WP Marketplace
If your Home Marketplace on your windows phone device was set to United States including your xbox live and zune account, you cannot change the country/region to Philippines. It is fixed on United States. Using US Marketplace, you can purchase apps and xbox live games using two method.
1. Adding your Philippine Issued credit card or American issued credit card, the former is mostly our option.
2. You can use PayPal account if you have one.
How to add PayPal account in payment info (United States - Personal Account)
a. If you have verified your PayPal account, you can add this as your payment option in Microsoft Billing.
b. Sign in to http://account.microsoft.com using your live id.
c. Click payment option
d. Add payment option
e. Choose PayPal radio button
f. Follow the succeeding procedure.
How to add Philippine issued credit card in payment info (United States – Personal Account)
a. Sign in to http://windowsphone.com using your live id.
b. Go to account setting.
c. Edit payment option.
d. Add your credit card details
e. On the billing information, input a VALID U.S. BILLING ADDRESS AND ZIP CODE. This is very important, it should be valid or your credit card will be rejected upon validation.
f. Voila. You can now purchase WP Marketplace apps, xbox live, in dollars plus taxes. J
You can also add your credit card details at http://account.microsoft.com using a valid U.S billing address.