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  • Question

  • I found a few threads regarding this, but none of which are current. I am now presenting my apps as freeware. I would like to see if I can take donations. Is there any recourse to do this within the windows store, or does it have to be done with a paypal link? If it is the later, are there ways to proceed defined somewhere, so I do it properly?

    Thanks, John.

    Saturday, October 8, 2016 12:11 PM


  • Hi John,

    You might add an add-on product to your free app to take your donation so that the customer who is willing to make donation can purchase this add-on feature and pay for it. For details about add-on, please refer to Enable in-app-purchase of apps and add-ons

    I cannot make sure about doing this within the Store or Paypal link, but you could contact Dev Center support to confirm if this violate the policy and discuss about a proper solution to taking donations. Please click "Submit an incident" on that page. Thank you.

    Best regards,

    Mattew Wu

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    Monday, October 10, 2016 10:50 AM