Can you get a refund on a rubbish app?

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  1. Toilet Duck

    Toilet Duck New Member

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    I've been adding apps that I feel will be usefull, and on the whole I'm happy, but one I added is a complete letdown, its called "Fuel Smart UK", now I know it only cost £0.59, but the things useless.

    Its supposed to overlay on google maps the local fuel stations, then tell you the price so you can compare prices, and go to the cheapest. This sounds fine in theory, but in practice, the "data" is all between 2 months and a year old, (it seems the only way to correct this is to waste fuel driving round and entering the data yourself.

    And it has a really handy bug that means if you look at the details of a station, and want to go back to the maps, then it has to re-load all the local data again (so if you were using an iphone on the move you'd be paying repeatedly on your mobile data usage to get back the same map data it just got rid of).

    Which leads on to the question, can you get your money back on an app thats not good at the task its supposed to do well?
  2. Meikura

    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    As far as I'm aware, it's not possible to get a refund on any purchase.
  3. ChrisL

    ChrisL Well-Known Member

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    Goldglover411 New Member

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    to to itunes recipt and say report a problem on that purchase then explain exactly what you said here to apple and you will most likely get a refund
  5. ChrisL

    ChrisL Well-Known Member

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    It's not a problem though. They're not gonna give him a refund because the app isn't as good as he thought it was. Then everyone would get refunds with this bullsh*t excuse.
  6. Meikura

    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The app is doing exactly what it said on the tin. It's not perfect, but it's doing it.
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    gunzmaiet New Member

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    well, the i am rich app did what it was supposed to (kinda) and apple gave refunds
  8. Meikura

    Meikura Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That was a monumental scam, and if you bought it, you didn't deserve your money back.
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    SiXAXiS Banned

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    Haha, yeah i cant believe a few people bought it though...
  10. brovius

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    Didn't see/hear K/Copenhagen?
    WALK.

    And no, Apple doesn't do refunds.

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