Guide: MelOn – Supporting by Rating and Liking

Now, on to the MelOn guide which seeks to rate and like the single, mini-album, or album that Crayon Pop is currently promoting.  We’ll be using Strawberry Milk for this guide!

Step 1: Navigate to http://www.melon.com/
Step 2: Click the register text that’s bolded below the square button on the right

 

 

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Step 3: Fill in the checkboxes in order to agree to the term and click on the green button at the bottom of the page.002Step 4: Fill in the requested information in the boxes then click the green button at the bottom to go to the next step.  Do note that utilizing either Daum or Naver e-mail addresses will minize delays or issues with receiving a verification code in Step 5.
004Step 5a: Type your e-mail address (Daum or Naver recommended) and click the button to the right of the field.  
Step 5b: You will receive a six digit verification code at the registered e-mail address from Step 4.  Place in the second empty field and click the button to the right to authenticate the code.
Step 5c: Fill in the blank to either opt into receiving e-mails from MelOn or to opt out of it.
Step 5d: Fill the last field with the six digit captcha that appears.
Step 5e: Click the button at the bottom.

If you were to encounter a Korean CAPTCHA, you can try going to Google Translate, switch the left field’s language to Korean, and select Korean-Handwrite. Begin drawing out what characters you see. You can do character by character or all in one go.

Select the characters that look most like the one on the CAPTCHA and the Korean words will appear in the translation field. Copy and paste it for your CAPTCHA verfication.

 

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Once you’re registered, it’s time to search for the album and like!

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IMPORTANT: To obtain a Melon subscription, you can follow the guide at KSoul after completing the steps above.

  1. Have an iTunes account and iPhone or iPad device.
  2. Scroll to the bottom and click the flag to change your country region to Korea. Save changes.
  3. You should be in the Korean app store.
  4. Search for 멜론 or melon.
  5. Download and install.
  6. Launch the Melon App.
  7. Go to in-app payments.
  8. Purchase a plan. The plans are:

i-스마트 프리티켓 (unlimited streaming) USD 9.89
i-MP3 30 플러스 (unlimited streaming + 30 DRM-free mp3 downloads) USD 10.99
i-MP3 50 플러스 (unlimited streaming + 50 DRM-free mp3 downloads) USD 14.29
i-MP3 100 플러스 (unlimited streaming + 100 DRM-free mp3 downloads) USD 17.59

We recommend the 9.89 USD plan or the 10.99 USD plan.

P.S. Any feedback or suggestions will be appreciated so critique away! Suggestions will be applied into the next guide update.