Questions tagged [amazon-appstore]

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Amazon Alexa app prohibits disabling of Amazon sidewalk

https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=GZ4VSNFMBDHLRJUK gives instructions on how to disable Amazon sidewalk from within the Alexa app. But on my phone following those ...
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App missing in Amazon app store

When i was ready to play a slot game on mr spins, It says, the game will download in appsstore link takes you there and cant be found!!! BAFFLED The slot says download will start in Appstore but when ...
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What apps are prevented from Amazon Fire tablet

I am thinking of getting an Amazon Fire tablet HD 8 however I have heard that Amazon restrict the apps that can be installed on it. Is this the case? Or is it just the Google Play store is not ...
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Add a built-in app to Fire Kids profile?

I have a bunch of Fire tablets for my kids and we are using the FreeTime locked profiles for them. I can download 3rd-party apps and then share them on my kids profiles. But I can't do this with the ...
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Kindle Fire Freetime questions

We have 2 kindle fires for each of our kids: 7 YO and 10 YO. Like most kids all they want to do is watch YouTube. I'd like to let them do that but with time limits and blocking inappropriate content ...
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App says its uninstalled but I can't reinstall it

I downloaded minecraft from the Amazon appstore and installed it to my sd card. My brother removed my sd card, formatted it, and put it back in as a prank. Minecraft said it was still installed, so I ...
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How can I make my android device think I am somewhere else in the world

I want my android device to think my phone is in The U.K so I can buy stuff in U.K pounds cheaper. I have set up my google wallet for the U.K. And sure enough the prices display in U.K pounds, I've ...
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Google Play store versus Amazon app store

What is the difference between the Google Play store and the Amazon app store?
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What to do about app that starts using excessive storage space?

I have noticed that sometimes an app will start using an excessive amount of space. For example, I've recently seen a few examples where the Amazon app was using over 350MB of storage. One solution ...
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No entries in Amazon App Store on new (refurbished) Fire phone

I got a refurbished Fire phone. When accessing the Amazon App Store, I get an empty page. Searching the App Store delivers zero results for every query. Looking at the Amazon App Store on the web ...
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removing appstore android from the cloud [closed]

there has been discussion about this item in earlier years, but I want to know this: I want to reload the App Store because the apps I bought with it do not function any longer after I removed the ...
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Download old version of Amazon Appstore on android [closed]

I accidentally updated my amazon appstore to amazon underground without backing it up. It does not work on my device for some reason (I can't download normal apps I can ONLY download underground and ...
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"App not installed" error

I installed Badland from Play Store. It worked. Then I uninstalled it and tried installing it from Amazon Appstore. Every time I try to install it, I get the installing screen for about a minute (long ...
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If you "buy" an app in the Amazon Underground, and it is later removed from the Underground, do you get to keep it?

If you aren't familiar, the Amazon Underground offers a bunch of apps for free (including IAPs). The downsides are user tracking, pop-over ads, and the possibility of the app not working if there is ...
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Can we install Amazon video app on external SD card?

I am an Amazon Prime user. The Amazon Video App allows us to download the video to the phone so that we can watch them without wifi connection. I have a Samsung S5 phone 16G version. When I download a ...
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Dialog "Amazon AppStore Required" - apps prevented from starting

Many of my apps were downloaded from the Amazon AppStore as part of their "Free App of The Day" (henceforth FAoTD) program. This program was recently discontinued in favor of Amazon Underground - an ...
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Is there a way to "own" an app so that if it becomes paid, you will already own it?

In the Amazon Appstore, you can own any app, even if it is currently free. That way, if the developer later charges for the same app, you still own it. Similarly, if it is currently on sale for free,...
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On how many devices can you install a paid app purchased from the Amazon App Store?

Several questions on Android Enthusiasts (including this one) seek to determine on how many different Android devices an app purchased from the Google Play Store can be installed. The answers ...
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How to uninstall app installed on non-present SD card

I've got a Samsung 10.1 2014 which recently stopped recognizing the card in the SD card slot. Card is recognized fine by a PC, but in the tablet, nothing. Apparently, some of my apps installed ...
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How to get Google Play Games achievements on games purchased from Amazon AppStore?

I recently purchased Monument Valley from Amazon Appstore, there was a discount. Well, now I want to get achievements in the game, but Play Games achievements are not there because it was not a ...
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Is it possible to buy the FAOTD (Free App Of The Day) from the Amazon App Store without downloading it?

Sometimes the Amazon App Store has a FAOTD (Free App Of The Day) that I'm interested in getting, but I don't want to download it quite yet. I just want it in my list of bought apps. Is there a fast ...
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Un-Googled Android Experience With CyanogenMod + Amazon App Store?

I was going to buy the new Amazon Fire store as I completely live within the Amazon ecosystem; I've purchased apps there, I'm mainly a reader and audiobook listener. However, with my new AT&T ...
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Installs for Google play & other app stores [closed]

A user can download the android app from any where - Google play, Amazon app store, Opera app store, Samsung app store.. Some of the android apps can also be ported into other OS providing access to ...
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Can I purchase apps from the Amazon App Store without an Android Device?

I don't have an Android device anymore. However, I still see an app for free every now and then that I would like to have when I get a new one. Can I get apps from the Amazon Appstore without having a ...
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Does the Amazon App Store charge for updated apps?

We have a new Android phone to replace an older one, and we use Amazon App Store. We logged in with the same account on the new phone, and some of the apps show "Install". But other apps that we ...
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How to search Android Applications by size?

Is there any way I can search or filter android apps by size less than 1MB or 2MB on any android app store? I have a low end android phone with less memory and installation space. Light weight apps ...
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How to cancel a download in Amazon Appstore?

A big app is being downloaded by Amazon Appstore. How to cancel it? I am unable to find any cancel button next to download progress bar.
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Amazon Appstore reports "payment issue" when I try to update an app I bought a while ago

I remember having this issue months, possibly years ago. The error message is poorly worded and I forget what I did to resolve it last time... http://note.io/1818dqP Clicking the link takes me to a ...
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Is there a way to download ALL app updates at once in Amazon App Store?

Device: Verizon Droid X Androrid: stock Froyo 2.2 ROM Amazon Market app: latest version (updated 3/3/2013) When I open the list of apps to be update in Google Play Store, there is a button on top ...
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some apps, no problem loading on 2 devices. Not this one - help

I have loaded a free app (imediashare) from Amazon store onto my Kindle Fire. I want to put the same app on my Samsung phone, but when I go to the app store from the phone and try to 'buy' it, I'm ...
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Is it possible to have the same apps from the same amazon account on 2 different devices?

My kids have an android tablet each both linked to my amazon account. When I try to put the same app on both it tells me it's not possible. How can this be fixed?
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Amazon Free App of the day app, will not install on Kindle Fire

My stepmother has a Kindle Fire. I want to install the Amazon Free app of the day (from link here): http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html?ie=UTF8&docId=1000626391 I go to link, download the file, ...
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Are Amazon "Parental Controls" redundant if I disable "In-App Purchasing"?

In the Amazon Appstore settings, there is a preference to enable Parental Controls. When set, this causes all apps (that are installed via amazon appstore) to require the amazon password before being ...
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How to preserve BTEP data when switching from Amazon App Store to Play Store?

I want to replace as many as possible of the apps that I got though the Amazon Appstore app (AAa) with apps from, say, Google's Play Store.1 Of these "Amazon-purveyed apps" the most important one (by ...
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How does an app such as "Plants vs. Zombies Great Wall Edition" get downloaded or purchased on Android? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are some apps on the market incompatible with my device? I read that Plants vs. Zombies Great Wall Edition is available on May 18, 2012, but on an ASUS Transformer T300, ...
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Is there a way to back up Amazon Market via Titanium Backup without 2Gb backup file size?

I was trying to figure out what was taking to much space on my SD card, and found out the following file in Titanium Backup directory: com.amazon.venezia-20120409-052438.tar.gz - 2,020,523,913 ...
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Amazon Android App Store International [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apps from the Amazon app store from an unsupported region? I followed a tutorial that would allow me to access the amazon android app store. When I filled ...
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Is it ok to delete the Amazon .apk files?

I have backed up all of my .apk files to my laptop. Can I delete the .apks in the Amazon venezia cache folder without detriment and be able to put them back on the sd card and reinstall from there at ...
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Do you need a data plan to install Amazon's App Store?

And does the http://www.amazon.com/gp/mas/get-appstore/android have the same exact apps as on Android Market? Followup from How to download apps without a wireless data plan
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Where are the downloads from the Amazon Appstore stored? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Amazon App Store - Location of the downloaded APK I like to grab the free app of the day but space on my phone is too precious to go though with the install. But I can't stop ...
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How can I purchase apps from the Amazon Appstore without downloading them?

I've been procrastinating on swapping out my full 2 GB SD card for a 16 GB one I have, so I can't install many apps at the moment. It's annoying to have to wait for a download and cancel the install ...
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How can I get the Amazon Appstore to stop re-installing applications?

Whenever I install an app through the Amazon store, I usually set my phone down while I wait for the download, and pick it up afterward to hit the "Install" button when the OS prompts me. Sometimes I ...
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How do I sideload apps from the Amazon AppStore?

I recently upgraded my phone and I am in the process of getting all of my old apps installed on my new handset. My internet connection is pretty slow, and I have purchased many apps through Amazon's ...
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Do I have to download the movie again, if I rented it and it expired?

Once a movie I have rented from the AppStore has expired, and I wish to rent it again, do I have to download it again? Or can I just pay the additional charge and keep watching the file that's already ...
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Where does Amazon App Store keep the APKs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Amazon App Store - Location of the downloaded APK I am trying to find an APK that I downloaded from the Amazon app store but it is nowhere to be found. I have looked in all ...
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Removing app from download queue in Amazon App Store

A few weeks ago I installed Amazon App Store and tried to download a game that was free for that one day. I "bought" it for free according to my Amazon account, but I've never been able to download it ...
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Amazon App Store - Location of the downloaded APK

Where does this app store save the downloaded APK file? I have a problem where certain apps will only install when the sdcard is unmounted. The Amazon App store needs sdcard to be mounted
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How does the Amazon Appstore verify its apps?

A few times after I've downloaded an app from the Amazon Appstore, I get an error pop-up similar to the following when opening the app: Amazon Appstore There was a problem verifying this ...
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Is there any limit on number of devices you can install Apps on from Amazon App Store?

I recently started using the Amazon App store, and noticed that it copies the apps I already purchased or downloaded to other Android devices if I sign in using the same account. Is there any ...
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Can I use Android Emulator to get the Free apps from Amazon's app store?

It is said that we can test drive using Android apps even using an Web based android emulator for Amazon, but I don't see it on Amazon's Angry Birds webpage? Can we download the Android SDK and use ...
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