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Initial post: Apr 26, 2012 3:14:52 AM PDT
nana qat says:
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In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 3:19:07 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 26, 2012 3:20:36 AM PDT
SeaLevel274 says:
Do you have a U.S. credit card associated with your account?

Check the "using this outside the U.S.?" link on the product page, right near the top.

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 3:28:16 AM PDT
Right under the price on the Amazon Kindle Fire it says "Using this outside the US?" When you click on that link a pop up says --
"If you're traveling with Kindle Fire, you can access any content you've downloaded to your device or shop for new books and magazines anytime you like.
With a U.S. credit card, you'll also be able to purchase new apps and music for Kindle Fire while you are abroad.
To purchase, download or stream movies and TV shows, you must be physically present in the U.S. and have a U.S. billing address."

You say "(especialliy since i haven't read anything on the amazon website to indicate otherwise)". What part of the above pop up don't you understand? IMO it is very clear and on the same page as the price. What more do you want?

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 3:56:20 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
well, they did just change the page to show the outside the US message before that it said US only

and it does say that if you have a US credit card you can buy apps outside the US

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 4:33:25 AM PDT
I am really disappointed with Nana Qat. The most gracious reading of her posts is that zero research was done and then Amazon was blamed as being dishonest.

Nana whould be ashamed.

Good-bye, Nana.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 5:55:24 AM PDT
nana qat says:
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In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 6:03:00 AM PDT
If you look at the purchase page as someone above noted. There is a link Using this outside the U.S.?

Kindle Fire (Previous Generation - 1st)


In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon Digital Services. Using this outside the U.S.?

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 6:05:03 AM PDT
CBRetriever says:
and I can't believe the number of people who have found alternative solutions for getting apps for their Kindle Fires - it's easily doable with just a little bit of research

a simple matter of searching the forum might have found this thread, but I feel like being kind to people today, so here it is:

http://www.amazon.com/forum/kindle/ref=cm_cd_pg_pg1?_encoding=UTF8&cdForum=Fx1D7SY3BVSESG&cdPage=1&cdSort=oldest&cdThread=Tx1NW3J8LFJJ8NJ

btw, I don't live in the US myself, and when I saw the US only, I read it as being for people in the US only and didn't get one. But, I have to admit that I can read, comprehend and write english easily as it is my native language, which is why I'm being kind today

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 6:09:18 AM PDT
Perhaps if the page said this:

Ships frm n sold by Amazon Digital servcs. UzN dis owtsd d U.S.?

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 6:43:53 AM PDT
A. Dietz says:
Meya, fixed it for you:

Ships frm n sold by Amazon Digital servcs. UzN dis owtsd d U.S.?!!!!!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 6:45:52 AM PDT
Nana, do you have trouble understanding English?
You say - "all the free apps and books are not available except when u r in the US."
Amazon says - "With a U.S. credit card, you'll also be able to purchase new apps and music for Kindle Fire while you are abroad."

Amazon does NOT say that you have to BE in the US to purchase. Before Amazon added this note, it used to say "only sold in the US". I wonder why Amazon would say only sold in the US?? Could it possibly be that you could ONLY purchase apps, etc when in the US. This has changed to ONLY requiring a US credit card.

I don't doubt that you can find many posts about people complaining about not being able to purchase apps, etc when outside of the US because you and many others have proven that people don't read before they click buy. Once they click buy, it is no longer the purchaser's fault that they didn't read. It is now somehow, the seller's fault.

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 26, 2012 6:50:08 AM PDT
Russ says:
Regardless of which argument you try to use to blame Amazon for your failure to research the item before you purchased the device, you still are the person who failed. You could have easily came to these forums and used the search function to find many posts from those who are outside the US who bought one while travelling here and found that they couldn't use it to it's fullest capability, but it was easy for you to find and use these forums since you are here blaming Amazon for your shortcomings.
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