Frequently Asked Questions

General questions about buy your star application

Only the Stars that you bought can be dedicated.
You can see the amount of your earned credits in "My Profile" menu panel on the top.
You can hide some information from other people if you set the Star as "Private".

If you bought the Star and setting it to private, it will hide the Name you gave to it; people will see the Original Star name instead.

If this Star was dedicated, only the Sender and the person who receives it will see the new Star name, dedication text and who dedicated it. Other people will just see the Original Name and the owner of the Star.
Person sending a Star decides if this Present will be "public" or "private", you just can accept or reject it.
You have to choose a Star, open its "Detailed Info" tab. Below the Star image you will see the "Edit" button in the middle. Here you can change the Star name and set this Star private.
Just slide with the finger over his/her name in the list and confirm by clicking "Delete".
You can add a person to "My Friends list" by selecting any of his/her Stars and clicking "Add to Friends" button next to the name of the Person in "Detailed Info" tab of the Star.
You can dedicate a Star by filling a dedication form. This form will pop up when you click on the "Dedicate" button below the Star image in "Detailed info" tab of the Star you bought.

Give a name to the Star
Mark this Star on your choice "public" (everybody will be able to see, that you presented it and which dedication text you wrote), or "private" (nobody will see that it was your present and what you wrote as a message).
Write an email address or choose a contact from your friends list. Alternatively choose from your Facebook contacts, to pick a person whom you want to send it.

Specify the Name of that person.
Now you can send the Star as a present or choose any date, when it will be sent (e.g. birthday, etc.). You will also get a present certificate, so you will be able to print it out and present on that date. Add your personal dedication text. It will appear in the detailed information of the Star in the App, as well as on the certificate.
In order to find a friend you have to know an email he/she is using for this App. Choose the Search menu tab and enter the email in the field. If that is a correct email address, you will get the list of the Stars that belong to this person. You can add this person to your contact list by clicking the "Add to Friends" button on the top of the "Detailed Info" tab next to the Name.
Just click the "My Profile" menu tab and change your In App Name in the field on the Top. The Name will be updated when you leave the tab.
You can find a "Log Out" button in "My Profile" menu tab.
Log out from the App. Now when you start the App you will have to enter your email and click the text "Forgot Password". You will get a password reset link via email.
You can change your password by clicking the "My Profile" menu tab and clicking "Change Password" button.


You can’t change your password if you are logged in into the App with Facebook.
You can turn the background music off by clicking "My Profile" menu tab and switching it off with the switch on the bottom.
You can invite friends by clicking the "My Profile" menu tab. Here in the center you have an opportunity to invite friends via email or by entering a Facebook ID or choosing a friend from your Facebook friends list, if you have the Facebook App installed.
In order to get credits you have to invite enough friends to join the App.

You get 1 credit for every 3 successfully registered friends.
In order to upgrade a Star you have to choose a Star in "My Stars" tab from the list in order to fly to it or if you know it's position find and click it on the map. Then click in the short information tab on the bottom the Detailed Info button marked with "i". Here below the Image you will find an "Upgrade" button.

An upgrade can be made if you have enough credits, which you get for inviting friends.
To buy a Star you have to click on a white Star on the Star map. You will get short information about the Star in the tab on the bottom and its price in the right corner of this tab. Just click the "price" button and follow the standard apple "in app purchase" procedure.
Colors of the Stars in BYS give you following information about the Stars:

White: free Star
Yellow: already bought Star
Blue: star of a friend
Green: your personal stars

Buy Your Star for iPhone or Android

With "Buy your Star" you can dedicate real stars to your friends and loved ones and make them feel like stars themselves!

Go on an adventure trip through the galaxy with real zodiac signs, stars with personal dedications and messages. Name stars after your loved ones and show friends and family that you care and think of them with a unique glowing star on the firmament!

Choose your star from over one million colorful beautiful stars, dedicate it with your personal message and share it with your friends either privately or publicly on Facebook – whichever way you like.

A single star for a friend, a bunch of glowing stars for your big love or even complete zodiac signs – just choose from endless options in "Buy your Star"!



Requires Android 2.3.x and later.


Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone and iPod touch.
This app is optimized for iPhone 5

Detailed information


  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated: Dec 01, 2013
  • Version: 1.00
  • Size: 29.1 MB
  • Languages: English, German
  • Seller: Buy Your Star.
  • RATED: +

© (c) 2003 - 2013 Buy Your Star, Patents Pending. BYS, associated trade marks and logos and the "above" symbol are trade marks of Buy Your Star


  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated: Dec 01, 2013
  • Version: 1.00
  • Size: 29.1 MB
  • Languages: English, German
  • Seller: Buy Your Star.
  • RATED: +

© (c) 2003 - 2013 Buy Your Star, Patents Pending. BYS, associated trade marks and logos and the "above" symbol are trade marks of Buy Your Star

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