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Registering, Reviewing, and Managing Commerical Service App Discounts

To register, review, and manage commercial service app discounts:
  •  Ensure the service app has completed registration and has been submitted for certification (Samsung Seller Office Service Application Registration Guide).

  • Get the following (if applicable): information needed to make appropriate field entries.

  • Enter service app information in the default language or in English where specified.

Note:

Step 1 (login) must be completed before any other step is started or continued.

Steps 2 through 7 can be started, saved, continued, or completed in ANY order.

After some actions, an information popup that requires clicking a button (such as OK) is displayed.

Info popup steps are NOT indicated in this procedure.

 

  1. Log in to your Samsung Seller Office account:
    1. In your browser, navigate to the Samsung Seller Office website.
    2. If necessary, log in to your Seller Office account with your Samsung account email ID and password.
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      Note: You are automatically logged out after 20 minutes of inactivity.
  2. Click Applications > Discounts.

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  3. To search for discounts:
    Note: To display ALL registered discounts, do not perform this step.
    1. Specify the search criteria:
    2. Status 

      Display discounts either not restricted by discount operational state OR restricted by the one specified state that currently applies:


      All Status   Discounts regardless of their current discount status.

      Waiting       Discounts that are NOT yet applicable but will be later.

      OnGoing     Discounts that ARE currently applicable.

      Ended          Discounts that have expired and are NOT applicable.

      [Device]

      Display discounts either not restricted by deliverable device OR restricted to the one specified device that discounts will be, are currently, or were previously applicable to:

      All                        Discounts regardless of deliverable devices.

      [Device name] Restrict search to the specified deliverable device.

      Application Title 

      Display discounts either not restricted by service app OR restricted to discounts registered to either all or a contiguous part of the specified service app name.

      All or a contiguous part of a service app title name to restrict the search to.

    3. Click Search.
  4. Review the summary discount information:
    1. To display the total number of discounts that meet the specified search criteria (whether or not they are currently displayed), click Total Count.
    2. Click [Titlebar checkbox].
    3. To view other pages of service apps, click Page.
    4. For each displayed discount:
    5. Application Title 

      Icon, title name, and functional icons of the service app.

      Note: Service app titles are displayable in Samsung Galaxy Apps Store listings.

      Each title is unique among ALL titles currently registered in ALL Seller Office accounts (yours and others) for EACH platform type. Duplicate titles can be registered for Android™ and Gear platform service apps. Duplicate titles can be used for Tencent service apps that are distributed in China.

      A title can be reused after a previously registered service app has been terminated.

      Functional Icons

      The following icons are displayed when they apply to the service app:

       

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       Newly.

       

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      Information is needed.

      Device

       Name of the device and total number of devices the service app is being distributed to in the Galaxy Apps Store.

      Discount Period Whether or not a vector image is registered to the service app and its registration/certification status: 
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners5.png All images, including those in PSD format, are registered. 
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners6.png An image has been registered.
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners7.png  Please check the image registration status.
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners8.png An image is not registered.

      Status 

      General        banner image.

      Extra             banner image.

      Whether or not a banner image is registered to the service app:

        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners5.png All images, including those in PSD format, are registered.         
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners6.png An image has been registered.        
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners7.png  Please check the image registration status.        
        SellerOffice_ManagementGuide_ServiceAppMgmt_RegManageBanners8.png An image is not registered.        
  5. To register a new discount to one or more service apps:
    Note: Discounts can only be registered to service apps that are in the Sale status AND are not currently being updated.
    1. Click [Add New Discount].
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    2. Enter the required and optional information:
    3. Application Title 

      Title name of the commercially distributed service app that the discount is to be applied to the download payment price in the Galaxy Apps Store.

      Click Search Application.

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      Specify one or more search criteria:

       

       Category 

      Root-level category and sub-category assigned to the service app.

       

       

      All

       Search service apps in any category/sub-category.

       

      [Category name]

      Search service apps in the specified category/sub-category.

        Content ID  Unique identifier assigned to the service app.
        Application Title   All or a contiguous part of the service app name.
        Registered Date   Directly enter or click [Calendar icon].
         

      Start Date 

      Date service app price discount begins at midnight (00:00:00 local time).

      Date can be 1 day after the current day (tomorrow) or later.

         

      End Date 

      Date service app price discount begins at midnight (24:00:00 local time).

      Date can be the start date or later.

       

      Click Search.

      To display the total number of service apps that meet the specified search criteria, click Total Count.

      To highlight the next lower service app listed, click Next.

      To highlight the next higher service app listed, click Previous.

      In the service app list, navigate to and click [Service app radio button] of one or more service apps to which the discount is to be applied.

      Click Save.

      Device  Name of one or more devices that are compatible with the service app.

      Discount Period 

      Starting date and ending date that the discount is applied.

       

      [Start Date] 

      Date service app price discount begins at midnight (00:00:00 local time).

      Date can be one day after the current day (tomorrow) or later.

       

      End Date 

      Date service app price discount begins at midnight (24:00:00 local time).

      Date can be the start date or later.

      Note: To change a date, click [Its Calendar icon].

      Discount Price 

      Current service app price after discount and indicated settings are applied

       

      Standard Sale Price 

      Current standard USD price of the service app after discount and settings that can affect the price.

      Click Auto input.

       

      Country setting 

       
       

      Apply Phone Bill price 

      Whether or not phone bill payment is applied to the discounted service app price.

      Description

       Purpose and important information about the discount (0 to 500 bytes)

  6. To review and change discount details:
    1. In the Discounts page, click  [Discount's application title].
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    2. Review and change discount details:
    3. Application Title  Title name of the discount's service app
      Device(s)

      Name of the device and total number of devices the service app is being distributed to in the Galaxy Apps Store.

      Click View.

      Status 

      Current state of the discount application.

       

      Waiting

      Discount is NOT yet applicable but will be on the start date.

       

      OnGoing 

      Discount is currently being applied.

       

      Ended 

      Discount has expired and is NOT being applied.


       

      To prevent a waiting discount from being applied or to stop applying an ongoing discount, click Discount Termination.

      Note: Termination does NOT delete a discount.

      Discount Period 

      Start date and end dates of the discount (yyyy-mm-dd).

      For waiting discounts ONLY, to change the discount's start and end dates.

      Last Changed  Date (MMM d, yyyy hh:mm:ss AM/PM local time) the discount was most recently changed
      Discount Price

      Discount percentage and for each country the discount is being applied to the icons and current discounted country-specific price.

      When displayed, the following icons are influencing the current discounted country-specific price:
      For waiting discounts ONLY, to change the discount's distribution countries and pricing.

      Description  Purpose and important information about the discount.
    4. To return to the Discount page, click List.
    1. To delete a registered discount:
      1. For waiting and ongoing discounts, terminate the discount (Step 6 above).
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