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Appstore SDK Release Notes

The Appstore SDK contains multiple features, including In-App Purchasing (IAP), Digital Rights Management (DRM), and Simple Sign-in (SSI).

Date Description
December 4, 2023 Appstore SDK: Version 3.0.5 released. Adds support for Quick Subscribe one-click account creation.
March 13, 2023 Appstore SDK: Version 3.0.4 released with the following features.
  • Pending Purchases. A pending purchase can be initiated from the Amazon Kids experience. A child can make a purchase request, which is then reviewed and approved asynchronously by a parent on their own device. Documentation.
  • Simple sign-in. Simple Sign-in (SSI) simplifies the sign-in experience for apps on Fire OS devices by eliminating the need for customers to remember and manually type their login credentials to log into your apps on multiple devices. Documentation.
June 30, 2022 Promotional pricing feature added.

Appstore SDK: Version 3.0.3 released. In the getProductData call, developers can get the promotion details if a customer is eligible for promotions. Documentation.

May 23, 2022 Appstore SDK: Improvements on the IAP sample apps included with the Appstore SDK. IAP sample apps now work out-of-box without requiring changes from developers. The project structure of the sample apps has been changed for Android studio compatibility. The file has been updated so that SKU unavailability can be set at the marketplace level. Fixed typos and comments in sample app source code.

Sample apps affected: SampleIAPConsumablesApp, SampleIAPEntitlementsApp, and SampleIAPSubscriptionsApp.

Download the latest Appstore SDK to get the sample apps.
October 18, 2021 Appstore SDK: The Appstore SDK provides functionality for handling Digital Rights Management (DRM) and In-App Purchasing (IAP) within your Java Android apps. The Appstore SDK supports apps targeting Fire TV, Fire tablets, and third-party devices where Amazon apps can be installed.

The Appstore SDK will replace the previous SDK, IAP v2.0. Use the Appstore SDK for any new apps you submit to the Amazon Appstore. You can continue using IAP v2.0 for any existing apps, or transition them to the new Appstore SDK.

Learn more about the Appstore SDK in the documentation:
Transition | Integrate | Download

Last updated: Dec 04, 2023