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2 Amazon accounts supporting 1 Kindle

My family just recently purchased a Kindle. Both my wife and I have separate Amazon accounts. Can we connect both Amazon accounts to the same Kindle so that I could make whatever purchase I want from ...
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How do I get my Amazon mp3 purchases prior to Cloud Player into Cloud Player?

I have numerous mp3 purchases form Amazon prior to Prime & cloud player coming online. They are shown in my digital purchase library, but not in Cloud Player. How do I get those mp3s into my Cloud ...
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How do I search the Amazon Kindle lending library through my browser?

I can't figure out how I can search the subset of books available for lending. Amazon's website search appears to only have a "Kindle Store" option. And on this help page I can see how one can ...
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How can I be notified by email when an Amazon package is delivered?

Is there any way to have Amazon notify me by email every time a package is delivered? Notifying via text messaging is not a good alternative since I use Google Voice and I can't specify the correct ...
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How do you upload product photos to Amazon?

I bought something from Amazon that came malfunctioning in certain areas. I would like to upload a photo depicting this malfunction to the product's page to warn other users of this problem. I read ...
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Chat application for Amazon Mechanical Turk

(I hope this is the right place for the question. If not, please fill free to migrate it.) I would like to collect logs of chats in a specific subject (namely, negotiation between an employer and an ...
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How do I delete documents from the Amazon cloud?

I used the Mac Amazon 'send to Kindle' application to send a few text files to my iPad. This works, except there's no way to delete files. The iPad's Kindle app's delete button only deletes files ...
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On Mechanical Turk, how do you see the results of auto-graded qualification tests?

When you go to Manage-->Qualification Types, you can see how many workers have your qualification. But, is there some way to see a breakdown of the actual scores by person? Also, is it possible to see ...
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Display the current track playing in Amazon Cloud Player in Pidgin?

Is there a way to display the current track playing in the Amazon Cloud Player in a tool like Pidgin or Digsby?
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Why does Amazon sometimes say there are no customer reviews when there are?

For example; at the top it says "Be the first to review this item" but lower it says "Amazon.com: 4.5 out of 5 stars 47 reviews". What's the deal? This is a problem because if I selected to show ...
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How can I read an updated book version on Amazon Cloud Reader using Firefox?

I got an email that an e-book I purchased from Amazon was updated. I logged on to Amazon, found the book in my Kindle library, and clicked the link to update the book. I figured out how to update the ...
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Is there a way to see the total cost including shipping in Amazon?

For my purchases the shipping often makes a big difference. I only see the total on the very last step, when everything is being confirmed. Is there a way to see the shipping cost much earlier, for ...
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How do you reply to a seller on Amazon?

I sent a seller a message, they replied asking me something, I wanted to reply. But I see no link to do so in the email, and I cannot see where to on Amazon's site Where is the option?
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What's different about add-on items?

Today I noticed that Amazon now has add-on items: How is this any different from the normal Super Saver Shipping? They both just seem to say that shipping's free on orders over $25. Is there a ...
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Amazon MP3 Credits, how do I find out if I have them remaining and how many I've got?

Amazon has lots of items that claim bonus dollars for Cloud purchases. Take for instance Fabled City by the The Nightwatchman. Special Offers and Product Promotions Buy a CD, get $1 in Amazon ...
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Is there a way of having Amazon automatically buy an item when it hits a certain price?

I've got a few things in my Amazon wishlist that I'd like, but are too expensive right now. The prices tend to fluctuate, and I'd like to buy it once it's below a certain price. Can this be done?
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Tracking Amazon associate analytics

I was pleasantly surprised to get about $60 from my Amazon account last week, but I couldn't find anywhere to understand how this amount was calculated. Is there anyway to get good analytics on my ...
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Export Amazon orders

How can I export/download all my Amazon orders? Preferably as CSV file, but any common format is fine. It would be great if it includes: order date product name product URL product price
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Amazon - how to search within a product's reviews

When looking at a product's customer reviews on Amazon, there used to be a search box on the right side of the page that allowed you to search for keywords within only that product's reviews. Amazon ...
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How to fix choppy streaming in Amazon Instant Video?

About a month ago we started having issues with Amazon Instant Video on our home entertainment PC—the videos it streams end up being choppy and stutters. For the most part it's not that bad but still ...
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How to remove columns from the list of instances in Amazon AWS EC2

I have started to use Amazon EC2 service and the problem I am trying to solve is as follows: in the list of instances I have a lot of columns (most of them are the same) and I would like to ...
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Alternatives to Amazon SES [closed]

Not sure if there are other alternatives to Amazon SES...I have tried google but most I got are "Email Marketing or Campaign" services, but what I am trying to look for is something similar to Amazon ...
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How can I get a list of all Amazon Instant movies?

In Germany we can finally see movies online with Amazon Instant Video but they can only be ordered by Amazon user rating which is quite useless especially when the number of votes is low. IMDB and ...
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How to move the content of my Amazon.com cart to an international Amazon website?

It happens to me all the time: I follow a link on the web to purchase a book on amazon.com, add the book to my cart, and at the moment I want to checkout I realize I was on amazon.com when I should ...
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What kind of links are accepted in an Amazon review?

I wrote an Amazon review, and the two links I had added in the review were replaced by [...]. What kind of links are accepted in an Amazon review?
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Amazon website not loading completely

For the last few months now, I've been having problems with the (German) Amazon website. One day, the website stopped loading correctly. Since that, my browser (Firefox as well as Internet Explorer) ...
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Does Amazon charge less if you spend more? [closed]

Is there any benefit to buying more things on Amazon at once than seperatly? For example do they charge less for shipping?
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Amazon Android Deals [closed]

Amazon has a page for Android app deals. Seems like you can only "buy" free apps if you've got a credit card from a supported country, which is very limited nowadays. Two questions here: Did I do ...
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How to get “word count” of a book?

I came across a thread in AskVille that claims we can get the word count of books on Amazon which have the "Look Inside" label. Yet no matter how I search, I couldn't find the "Text Stats" link. Did ...
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How can I share my shopping cart with someone else on Amazon?

Do I have to click on "save for later" and create a wish list, which I know I can share, or is there a more direct way to share my shopping cart?
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How do I mark an item as a duplicate in Amazon?

Amazon often has two items with vastly different prices. Is there anyway to mark the two items as a duplicate or to inform Amazon of this? Heil Sound RS-1 12" Riser for PL-2T Overhead Broadcast Boom ...
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What happens to reviews on products that are later removed?

I wrote a few Amazon reviews: What happens to reviews on products that are removed? Can I still access them?
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Backup services on Amazon S3 [closed]

What backup services are there that run through AmazonWS accounts? I see ImageCloudLock, but the 'solution url' for this service leads to an error page, so I guess this product is not current. Are ...
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How much stuff can I send to my email@Kindle.com, and for how long will Amazon.com keep it?

I often send mobi files to my Kindle using the email and I also use Instapaper to send myself links weekly. Till now I only used this feature with my Kindle connected to the Wi-Fi. I guess that if ...
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Where do I run ec2-authorize? Locally or on my AMI VM?

To open port 80 on my Amazon AMI VM, I need to do "ec2-authorize default -p 80". Should I do this on my home machine or on the VM itself? Since running ec2-authorize requires a private key, I'm ...
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Different billing address than the one on Amazon account?

I want to buy something from Amazon. It's an in-app purchase for an Android game. So I went and setup my Amazon account only to find out that I cannot purchase nor install the game if I'm outside U.S. ...
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How would you log into AWS if you lost your phone which provides 2-factor authentication?

The FAQ directs you to a page which doesn't exist! http://aws.amazon.com/iam/faqs/
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Resetting Amazon Sessions for lost computer

Many websites let you clear all or certain sessions you have. We recently lost our laptop, and had been on Amazon on it, is there a way to clear it's logins to Amazon? It's probably the only one I ...
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Using IE & Silverlight with Amazon Prime Instant Video

I know that Prime Instant Video will use Silverlight when run in Google Chrome. Strangely, when I try to use IE11 it wants me to install Adobe Flash. I won't install Flash, but it'd be nice to get ...
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Corporate account ordering

When ordering from Amazon on a corporate account and there are multiple items from multiple suppliers, does one bill come from Amazon or each supplier?
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On Amazon, how do I set specific text notification message number for each shipping address?

Currently I have two shipping addresses, how do I set specific text notification message number for each of these addresses? I do have paid for Amazon Prime, so I don't want to open another account ...
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Amazon shipping courier names by shipping methods

Amazon sometimes provides a way to ship the packages Standard International Shipping (averages 18-32 days) Expedited International Shipping (averages 8-16 business days) Priority International ...
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On what products can I ask question to other customers on Amazon US?

Amazon has a Customer Question & Answers feature: on what products can I ask question to other customers on Amazon US? Some products don't seem to have this feature enabled.
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How Do I Edit The Keywords on an Amazon.com Search Without Affecting the Other Search Filters?

On Amazon.com, if you start a search by putting in keywords in the search bar and then proceed to add some filters using the left sidebar (e.g. prime only, 4 stars or more), there is no obvious way to ...
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Is Amazon music cloud the salvation? Do I “own” the music afterwards?

As far as I understand, at Amazon music cloud for 30 dollars a year you can upload all your mp3 music that you have. Even if you never payed for some of the mp3s, after those uploads, they are ...
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Is there any way to force Amazon Instant Video into High Quality?

I'm watching a movie that is very dark, and it looks awful in low quality. Is it possible to force Amazon Instant Video into high quality? I am ok with long buffering times.