• Amazon is refunding people who paid to remove ads from Prime Exclusive smartphones

    8 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Last week, Amazon announced that it would stop displaying advertisements and offers on the lock screen of discounted smartphones that the company sells to Prime customers. But if you've paid to remove those ads from a Prime Exclusive device in the past, you can expect a full refund - in the form of Amazon.com store credit.
    Amazon previously required customers who wanted to remove the ads to pay a one-time fee upwards of $50 to disable them on its Prime Exclusive smartphones. That lineup currently includes the LG G6, Moto X4, Moto G5 Plus, Nokia 6, and more. All of the devices are unlocked...
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  • Amazon offering refunds for ad removal fees on Prime Exclusive phones

    Amazon offering refunds for ad removal fees on Prime Exclusive phones

    8 monthes ago - By Talk Android

    In recent years, one way Amazon tried to make a little coin in the smartphone market after their own attempts to produce a smartphone fizzled out was to sell other manufacturer phones at a significant discount. The Prime Exclusive program was the source for these devices. The trade-off for consumers getting a deal on the...
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  • Amazon will be issuing refunds after getting rid of lock screen ads

    Amazon will be issuing refunds after getting rid of lock screen ads

    8 monthes ago - By AndroidPhoneFans

    Last week, Amazon announced that it would be removing the lock screen ads for its “Prime Exclusive” lineup. This would result in a $20 price “hike” for this lineup of devices, but those who already purchased these devices were kind of left in the dark.
    An option that not everyone may have been aware of was that you could actually pay Amazon to remove these ads from your device, to the tune of about $45. With its decision to remove the ads from devices in the Prime Exclusive lineup, Amazon is now sending emails to owners of these devices stating that refunds will be issued.
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