New Delhi: As Google prepares to require all app builders on Play Store to adjust to its new billing policy, Amazon is popping off digital e book purchases by way of its Android app.
According to a report by ArsTechnica, customers planning to purchase ebooks on the Amazon app on Android are directed to a new display screen that claims `Why can`t I purchase on the app?`
If you replace the Amazon app, you`ll get a notification that claims buying digital merchandise on the Android app is unavailable.
Amazon eliminated digital e book shopping for help from iOS gadgets again in 2011 as per Apple App Store billing insurance policies.
The Amazon app on Google Play Store now reveals a pop-up that claims, “To stay in compliance with the Google Play Store insurance policies, you’ll not be capable to purchase new content material from the app. You can construct a studying record on the app and purchase on the Amazon web site out of your browser.”
All app builders selling digital items and providers in Google Play at the moment are required to make use of Google`s billing system and to take away exterior fee hyperlinks.
Non-complying apps won’t be able to supply updates, and can finally be faraway from the Google Play retailer beginning June 1, based on Google.
Many app builders world wide have used an alternate in-app billing system or directed customers to an exterior hyperlink for fee to bypass Google`s billing policy that takes a hefty 15-30 per cent reduce of in-app purchases.