I am from Nigeria, I would like to know how to add my debit card and billing information on my ewallet in Windows Phone 8.


Unfortunately in some countries like Nigeria and Brazil you can't add you debit card as a payment option to buy apps on the Store.

Alternatively you can change the country/region in settings and use a prepaid credit card from that region.

I'm currently using my phone in the USA region and use an American Express prepaid credit card to purchase apps.

Another alternative is you buy gift cards from Microsoft but is unlikely it will work in all countries too (Here in Brazil this became an option just in January 2014)


You can't, not all countries are supported in the Wallet.

I couldn't find a list of the supported countries, but I know for a fact that my home country (Saudi Arabia) is not supported when I tried to add my local credit card. But adding a US credit card worked fine.

  • Are you able to expand upon this answer, e.g. provide a source of available countries?
    – row1
    Jan 7 '14 at 4:36
  • Is your account set to Arabia or USA? It was a deal breaker in Windows Phone 7.5. Looks like know you just need change the region and you can add payment option for any country. Jan 7 '14 at 8:42

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