Mac App Store Prevents Accidental Purchases with an Order Confirmation

Feb 8, 2011 - 3 Comments

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The Mac App Store now has an order and buy confirmation, which should prevent many accidental purchases from occurring.

This is a nice addition and undoubtedly helps to eliminate refund requests, and maybe it’ll even make some people think twice before inadvertently buying an app twice.

I imagine it’s only a matter of time before someone is able to disable the order confirmation via a defaults write command, if not becoming it’s own preference option entirely. Hat tip to MacStories for noticing this one.

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Posted by: William Pearson in Mac OS X, News

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  1. kim says:

    kind of surprised they didn’t have this from the get-go

  2. Artyom says:

    It’s a work in progress and perhaps the simply didn’t anticipate it will present an issue.

  3. Nihar says:

    Thank god it was a free app that I accidentally clicked on. But yes, its good to know this feature is now here.

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