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Amazon MP3

Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,449 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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Product Details

  • ASIN: B004FRX0MY
  • Original Release Date: October 21, 2008
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,449 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #608 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Play your entire music library, wherever you go
  • Shop over 27 million songs and over a million albums, right in the app
  • Find what you want by searching, browsing genres, or exploring bestsellers
  • Discover the same low prices, special deals, and free music you can find on

Product Description
Amazon MP3
Amazon MP3

Amazon makes it easy to play your music, everywhere.

With the free Amazon music app, you can play music stored on your Android phone or tablet, download or stream your music from your Amazon library, or shop for new music.

To listen to your music in the app:

• Start with music you've bought from Amazon in the past. When you first sign in, eligible MP3s will be added to your library for free. So will MP3 versions of any AutoRip CDs you bought from Amazon since 1998.

• Play music that is already stored on your Android phone or tablet.

• Shop over 27 million songs, right in the app. Discover new music, bestsellers, and free music from rising artists.

• Buy any AutoRip CD on and get the MP3 version for free.

• Import your music collection from iTunes or your MP3 music folders. Visit from a computer to get started.

With the Amazon music app, you can:

• Stream your music from the cloud.

• Download locally to enjoy your music offline--no Wi-Fi or mobile network needed.

• Create and edit playlists.

• Control your music from your home screen.

• Use Bluetooth to stream your music in your house or car.

• You can also listen to the music in your Cloud Player library on your Kindle Fire, PC, Mac, iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, Sonos, Roku, or Samsung Smart TV.

Technical Details

  • Size: 11.6MB
  • Version: 3.0.6
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  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Write to external storage
    • Allows an app to hide softkeys on Kindle devices
    • Read the low-level system log files
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
    • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
    • Read only access to device state
    • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
    • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
    • Broadcast sticky intents
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
    • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
    • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
    • Connect to paired bluetooth devices
    • Open network sockets
    • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
    • Access the vibration feature
    • Discover and pair bluetooth devices
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 90 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
96 of 110 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not ver functional September 30, 2012
Verified Purchase
The app plays music fine and is easy to purchase music with, but it is not very good other than that.

Be warned that you cannot set the app to download music to an SD card, you have to use the internal memory. Also, you cannot create a playlist on your device and sync it to the cloud.
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529 of 652 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Unfortunate victim of "stuck on phone" syndrome. November 11, 2011
Verified Purchase
I love my Amazon Cloud Drive. I have my entire music library stored in it, and for a while I really enjoyed using this app to access it. However, I had to delete the app today for one very stupid, very preventable reason: It won't install to SD card, and insists on being stuck on my phone.

Let me back up a bit... I have an LG Optimus V, and it has a very limited amount of space on the phone itself; That's why I have an 8GB SD card installed. Most apps are just fine being moved to the SD card, where they function just as well as they did on the phone. A few apps lose a little bit of functionality from the move (such as being able to automatically open when you reboot the phone), but for the most part it has been a useful feature and it makes the difference between me using an app (Mirriam Webster Dictionary) and deleting an App and giving it a low rating (

The Amazon MP3 App has great functions, great features, and works wonderfully to connect me to my Amazon Cloud Drive... But it takes up 11 MB of space on my phone! That's not a lot of space if I'm putting it on an SD card, but it's a vast, bloated beast when it's trapped on my phone with its 178 MB of space. After you consider all the bloatware (Virgin Mobile piles it on) and Google's necessary apps (Google seems to think their apps are all too good to reside on an SD card, too), I end up with a very tiny amount of space to work with before I get the dreaded warning about running out of space.

And today it came again, and I finally looked at my Amazon MP3 app and realized that have to do away with it. I don't want to!
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31 of 36 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars works great on my lg optimus May 14, 2011
I love this app. It works exactly like it should. It's easy to buy music and to download songs from the cloud drive to my phone. It's also fast and there's like zero load time at all. Once I get all my music on the cloud drive I'll probably use this more than my iPod.
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21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars $25/year...bye bye Amazon MP3 July 31, 2012
By Joe
Verified Purchase
$25 a year. Bait and switch from the free 5 GB plan. I am moving to Google Music for free.
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91 of 115 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best music store for Android (and everyone else) March 22, 2011
The Amazon music store is easy to use and includes nearly every band and song available through normal retail sale. Some indie bands may be missing, but the overall selection is solid. The MP3s can be played on any of your devices so you're not locked in to a particular company's products.
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128 of 164 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars How do I hate thee? Let me count the ways.... December 18, 2011
Verified Purchase
First, let me say: I have an Amazon Kindle Fire -- and I love it. This app is NOT the app that runs on the Kindle Fire. This app is, instead, what you run on an Android phone/tablet. With that being said:

This app is crap. It's entire focus is to get you to BUY music, rather than stream music from your Amazon Cloud Drive. The app is incredibly commercial-centric. From the moment you start it up you're given two choices/buttons: Cloud Drive Music or Store. Each time you boot it up, you get the same two stupid buttons: Cloud Drive or Store. The "Store" is ever present, regardless of where you may be within the app. What's more, the app continuously crashes hangs on my multiple devices: LG Optimus Slider, Motorola Triumph, and XOOM tablet. Regardless of whether you are using Froyo, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich, etc. EXPECT crashes and hangs. This app is total, total worthless crap if you have a lot of music on your Cloud Drive (like I do).

Amazon could do sooo much better.... Again: Total crap.
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474 of 621 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Amazon MP3 hindered my 911 call for emergency help April 16, 2012
By jbru
I would give this application 0 stars if that were possible. It came with my Sprint phone and presumably Amazon paid Sprint so that customers couldn't remove the application.

That's fine, I just never used it. I never bought anything, I never browsed anything, I never even opened the application.

Of course, that didn't stop this worthless excuse for a piece of software from downloading random updates whenever the hell it wanted; like when I was trying to do other things with the phone. It also had a fun little feature (re: bug) where it would use 100% of the phone's processor for minutes on end. I say minutes because it would often run down the battery life on my phone. I would, randomly throughout the week, find that my phone had turned itself off due to low battery power.

Again, mind you, I had never opened or used the application.

I endured all of this with quiet patience because while it was definitely an inconvenience, I was busy and it wasn't *that* big of an inconvenience.

Then then time came when I was driving and tragically, a car in front of me struck a pedestrian. I pulled my car over in the road to block traffic from become a danger to the injured kid who was lying in the road with a compound fracture in his right leg (it looked like his leg had nearly come off), scrapes, contusions, broken teeth, and most likely a nasty concussion. The people driving the car that had struck the person got out and started freaking out. They stood around looking panic'd without a sense of direction. I got out of my car and dialed 911, spotted a street address posted on a nearby building, and ran over to the kid to see how bad it was.

Meanwhile, my phone stalled and I waited, and waited, and waited.
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all my music on my phone! very convenient and easy to use and so on and so forth and here's more words to make up the 14 more required.
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Android app desperately needs option to set download location
I'll heartily second this. I can't use this app as a cloud player on my phone because of it. I've got 13K+ songs and a first generation Droid, and with Amazon MP3 downloading everything to the internal space, I basically have the choice to use the phone as a music player or as a phone/Android... Read more
Nov 7, 2011 by Brent Auble |  See all 271 posts
Request for Last FM Scrobbling for Amazon MP3
I absolutely agree with this post! I love using amazon MP3, but scrobbling to last FM is a big deal for me, and has me thinking about switching back to double twist!
May 1, 2012 by E. W. Strubel |  See all 89 posts
Amazon Cloud Player for XBMC
100% agree. I was trying to work on some addon but Amazon have made it very hard.

Please make some sort of way we can make something. People would sign up if you did.
Aug 30, 2013 by Lee Doyle |  See all 18 posts
Suggestions for improving Amazon Cloud Player go here
Choice of download location is needed.
Nov 28, 2012 by gogo |  See all 26 posts
The Horror of Amazon MP3 Android Application
I have several gigs of cloud music. Suddenly this app has tried to download all of my music three separate times today, filling up my phones internal memory and crashing it. Also using a TON of ATT data.

Changing the settings did not work. I uninstalled. Have been using this previously for... Read more
Nov 10, 2013 by Lou-Dawg |  See all 9 posts
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