About User Grade
There are 3 types of user grades on Mobage.
- Grade 1
- Guest User: Guest user only have nickname, birth date and gender registered.
- Grade 2
- Standard User: In addition to the above, standard user also registered a password.
- Grade 3
- Verified User: Verified user has verified their identity either by SMS verification service or by binding his/her account with feature phone.
According to the user grade, there are following limitations on which functions a user has access to.
Availability of Functions based on User Grades
Official Circles (Join/View)
In Game Posts (TextData API, etc.)
|Payment Service (Purchase of MobaCoin or Game Point)|
Game Chat Service (Posting)
|Official Circle (Posting)|
Diary Service (Posting)
Mobage Chat Service
|Guest User / 1-Click Guest User||1||Yes||Yes (*1)||Yes (*2)||No||No|
(*1) For guest users who have not registered their birth dates, they will be considered as below 15 when using the Payment service, and usual restrictions apply. However, for guest users with birth date registered, they will be allowed to use Payment service according to their actual age. For guest users who have not registered their gender, a gender-less avatar is shown and those users will not be able to use the Avatar customisation service.
However, if the game is published using Shell App Framework at the same time, then the restrictions on Smartphone App apply.
(*2) For guest users who have not registered their birth dates, they will be not allowed.
Determining User Grade
You can obtain a user's grade from People API's grade field.
When a user invokes functions that are restricted at his/her grade, Mobage will present an option for user upgrade. Furthermore, your game can use the User Upgrade Service any time to urge user to upgrade.
Please refer to Creating a test account for how to create and test with different user grades.
- Text Data API had been updated for guest users.