How Do Amazon Coins Work?
Amazon Coins are a type of digital currency which can be purchased with real currency. Most of the time. buyers can get 100 Amazon Coins for $1, however, there are many sales, bundles and discounts throughout the year that can lower the price all the way down to $0.90 per 100 Coins.
What Can They Be Used For?
This digital currency is used at the Amazon Store to buy games, books and other applications, or can also be used to pay for in-game app purchases. Almost all applications can be bought with Amazon Coins, but they will be grayed out if that payment option is not available. This digital currency can not be used for physical items.
Seeing what you can buy using Amazon Coins is simple. When you are buying an app, there will be a yellow button in the upper right where you can choose to use Amazon Coins over regular money. After the sale is made, the application will start downloading.
One important thing to note is that Amazon Coins can only be used to make whole purchases and cab not be used to discount an item or only pay or a portion of it. If you have another way you want to make a payment, such as a gift card already registered to you account, the gift card with automatically be used first unless specified otherwise.
How to Get and Use Them
Amazon Coins can be acquired and used anywhere the user has access to their Amazon account. Currently, they can only be purchased online (Buy Amazon Coins Here). They are listed under the Store tab.
Amazon Coins are used by all generations of the Kindle Fire tablets, since they are Amazon protects, and also have the support of BlackBerry and Android operating systems. Anything that is bought on one device can be synced via the cloud to all other devices that share the users account info.
If you do not have enough Amazon Coins to complete a transaction, you will be prompted to buy some more Coins or complete the process with real money. Amazon Coins will always be the default payment option, unless there is other money credited to the account, as long as the user has enough to complete the purchase. Their current balance is displayed in the upper right hand side of the screen while shopping or under the Amazon Coin tab.
Use Amazon Coins on apps, games, and in-app items from your Kindle Fire, Android phone or tablet, and on Amazon.com
Features of Amazon Coins
- With Amazon Coins, you can save up to 20% on items like games, apps and in-app purchases
- Coins can be used on devices like the Kindle Fire and Android devices. They can also be used on Amazon.com.
- You can redeem your Amazon Coins in 1000s of games, apps (including in-app purchases)
- Send Amazon Coins to your family and friends.