Reports of applications from the Appstore not working on Android 12 started to surface online in late October. Those with devices like the Google Pixel 6 and Samsung Galaxy S21 found they couldn’t run any of the software they had previously downloaded from the Appstore. There were also reports of no apps showing up in the marketplace. While the issue didn’t affect many people, it took about a month for Amazon to acknowledge it officially. On Friday, the company didn’t say what had caused the problem. When it first surfaced, there was speculation it stemmed from an incompatibility between Amazon’s built-in DRM and Android 12.
Amazon has fixed an issue that prevented users with Android 12 phones from using apps downloaded from the company’s Appstore. “For Amazon Appstore users who have upgraded to Android 12 on their mobile devices, we’ve provided a remedy for an issue affecting app launches,” says the business “On Friday, a company spokeswoman informed Engadget. “Customers will be contacted with instructions on how to upgrade their Appstore experience. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.”
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