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Download Smart PowerApp for Android and Use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Other Apps Even Without WiFi Connection

Smart Communications has just launched a great value-added service for budget-conscious subscribers who are still not tapping the full potential of their smartphones and have yet to enjoy the wonders of mobile internet connection.

"A number of smartphone users today only use their smartphones for calling or texting, or wait till they reach their homes or offices to connect to the Internet. Through Smart PowerApp and its affordable Internet bundles, subscribers can confidently keep posting, liking, or tweeting everywhere they go without the need for a WiFi connection," shared Michele Curran, Data and International Services Head at Smart Communications.

Smart Power App

I downloaded Smart PowerApp on my Samsung Galaxy Note3 last night and it truly made it a lot easier for me to avail of mobile internet bundles being offered by Smart. No need to remember codes and access numbers; Just choose the services you want to enjoy on your device with a few clicks and you're good to go.

PowerApp is the world's first mobile Internet storefront which gives users the ability to access their favorite mobile apps and sites without the need for a WiFi connection, making the experience truly mobile. Users no longer have to stay for several hours locked down to a table in a coffee shop or stay a little bit longer in the office to take advantage of the free WiFi connection. It also means that they can now access their favorite applications even when they're out and about away from the WiFi connection in their homes.

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The Social Bundle is originally priced at Php 20 for one day (Social20) or Php 10 for 3 hours (Social10).

To entice all subscribers to try out the service, Smart is currenty letting everyone enjoy Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking apps for free via the app! By installing PowerApp on their phones, users can get free access to the app and mobile sites of Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Path and Waze until January 15, 2014. The service is initially available to prepaid and postpaid Smart and Talk 'N Text users in the Philippines.

Smart Power App

If you're using an Android smartphone, all you have to do is to open Google Play store, search for 'Smart PowerApp', and download it for free.

Smart Power App

If you're using an iPhone, a Windows Phone, BlackBerry, or any feature phone like Nokia Asha phones, you simply need to text the keyword for the internet bundle* you want to enjoy and send it to 5555 for Smart and TNT Prepaid, Postpaid, and Infinity subscribers, 7577 for Smart Postpaid All-in subscribers, and 9990 for Smart Postpaid Freedom subscribers.

Smart Power App

Apart from the Social Bundle that Smart is now offering for free, you may also avail of the Email Bundle. For workaholics who cannot miss a single email, PowerApp’s Email package is available for Php 10 per day (Email10) or Php 5 for 3 hours (Email5). Available apps and mobile sites under this e-mail bundle are Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com and Exchange.

Smart Power App

Unlimited #Selfies, #ThrowbackThursdays and #OOTDs are also now possible through PowerApp’s Photo Bundle for Php 20 for all-day access (Photo20) or Php 10 for three hours (Photo10). Included apps in the photo bundle are Instagram, Tumblr, Regram, Pinterest, Flickr and Imgur.

Smart Power App

Students and young-at-hearts who love to chat with their friends can now enjoy a wide-range of chat applications from PowerApp’s Chat Bundle. For only Php 10 a day (Chat10) or Php 5 for three hours (Chat5), subscribers can have unlimited access to multiple chat applications such as Line, WeChat, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Oist!, Google Hangouts, Chikka Messenger, Viber, and KakaoTalk.

Smart Power App

And finally, for power users who want to access all of their favorite applications on the go - like me, PowerApp also has an Unli Package or All-Access Bundle which gives them access to all mobile sites and mobile applications. For only Php 30 for 24 hours (Unli30) or Php 15 for three hours (Unli15), Powerapp users can enjoy unlimited browsing of all available apps and mobile sites. Youtube and BitTorrent are not included in this package but you may avail of the Boost package at the standard rate of Php 5 per 15 minutes for unhampered access to YouTube and other high-bandwidth applications and sites.

Smart Power App

Get Protected Against Bill-Shock and Extra-Charges! By installing PowerApp on their phones, subscribers can use these mobile apps with absolutely no hidden charges as they are notified every time they access a site or app that is outside their current package subscription. And with free unlimited notifications from running background apps, they are assured that they will not incur unexpected data charges while using the service.

I really have to hand it to Smart for always coming up with ways to make it easier and more affordable for its subscribers to make the most out of their mobile experience. What I particularly love about PowerApp and all of these bundles is the protection that goes with them; If you open an application that's not in your bundle, you will be notified so you won't have to pay an extra amount for data it consumes. Now, isn't that great?

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