Amazon has lastly disabled its unique iOS app for purchasers in India, and is now asking them to both swap to its new ‘Amazon India – Store and Pay’ app or use the web site to buy from their Apple units. The brand new change comes a number of months after the US e-commerce large positioned a splash display on its older iOS app encouraging customers to modify to the brand new app that features help for scanning Unified Funds Interface (UPI) QR codes and join the Amazon Pay UPI service.

If you have already got the unique Amazon app in your iOS device, you will be taken on to the web site when you open the app. Which means that you’ll now not be capable of make any purchases by means of the prevailing app.

Previous to the newest replace, the older Amazon app was exhibiting a splash display that was warning customers about its disappearance by saying, “Assist for this app will cease quickly.” The banner, nevertheless, included a button to dismiss the warning, which is now not accessible. As an alternative, the brand new change has changed that dismiss button with a hyperlink that reads, “Store on web site.”

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Amazon’s previous app was earlier exhibiting a dismiss button however is now giving a hyperlink to its web site


As per the small print supplied by Amazon on its help web page (accessible solely by means of cellular units), the brand new change is aimed to “improve the purchasing and fee expertise of iOS prospects.” The corporate has additionally assured prospects that by switching to the brand new app, their current purchasing historical past, subscriptions, fee devices, and addresses might be mechanically migrated.

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An e mail despatched to Amazon India for a touch upon the replace did not elicit a response till the time of publishing this story.

You will need to level out that references of the brand new Amazon app for iOS prospects in India are there from as early as January. The brand new app additionally co-existed on the App Retailer with the unique one initially. Nevertheless, Amazon ultimately hid the unique app from the App Retailer for purchasers in India and made solely the native model accessible for obtain.

In case you have the unique ‘Amazon – Buying made straightforward’ app in your Apple device, you need to uninstall it as it’s of no use now. You possibly can obtain its new model from the App Retailer, ‘Amazon India – Store and Pay’. Alternatively, you may proceed purchasing on Amazon by accessing its web site out of your iPhone or iPad.

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