Amazon Kindle App- No More

It felt like a sneaky hack because, for years, you could buy a Kindle book on the Amazon app on an Android device.

To purchase ebooks on the Amazon app on Android, you’re now directed to a new screen explaining why the purchasing option is gone.

Amazon Kindle App- Android App

Amazon Kindle App- iOS App

you’ll see a similar note as to what you see on an iOS device that says purchasing digital products on the app is unavailable.

Amazon pulled digital book buying support from iOS devices to avoid the “tax” Apple’s App Store inflicts on digital goods. 

Amazon Kindle App- To Avoid Tax

Amazon Kindle App- Why it Happens

That’s because, while Google expected apps to use Google’s own billing system for purchasing digital goods.

Android an appealing alternative for those of us who spend way too much time buying digital books on our devices.

Amazon Kindle App- Digital Books

Amazon Kindle App- E Ink Tablet

Android E Ink tablet partially because I was excited to not have to jump through the hoops I had to on iOS.

But Google is currently cracking down on app developers skirting around its rules. Starting June 1st.

Amazon Kindle App- June 1st 2022

Amazon Android Kindle App- Swipe Up!!!

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