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How do I check my promotional credit with Amazon?

I'm trying to figure out how much promotional credit I have before I make a purchase (stupid 1-click for digital purchases). I do not want to check my gift card balance. I want to know how much ...
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New “View Order” button in Google Mail

Just checked my email after making an order at Amazon.com and saw a small "View Order" button in the subject line. I tried to look up whether this is a new feature or not but couldn't find anything. ...
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How to download all songs from an Amazon cloud drive

How can I download all songs from my Amazon Cloud Drive? The web interface doesn't provide a Select All feature, and there isn't an Amazon Cloud API like the S3 API. There is the Amazon MP3 ...
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How to export/download my Amazon wishlist?

How can I export/download my Amazon wishlist?
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How does Amazon know what I have been searching on Google?

I was just browsing at some products on Amazon, without being logged in to Amazon, and then I noticed at the bottom the 'Recent Searches' box - which showed searches I had made from Google and had ...
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How can I send a Kindle book to the Amazon cloud reader?

How can I send a book to my Amazon Cloud reader from the Amazon page? I remember being able to do that before, but know, I can only do 'Deliver to:' my Android device, my PC or my Mac, but the cloud ...
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Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon?

Is there a way to use the NOT operator on Amazon? I'm trying to find books, and am finding it very frustrating to be unable to filter out books I don't want based on author or subject.
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Filter Amazon by 4.5 stars

What do you do to filter Amazon by 4.5 or higher stars? What do you change in the URL (or any other thing) to do this? (Any method that works is good.)
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Browse comment history of my responses to Amazon Customer Reviews

I'd like to review the insightful and witty comments I've left in response to customer reviews. I've poked around the Your Account page and I'm finding nothing. How can I do this?
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How do I mark an item as owned in Amazon?

I'd like to improve my Amazon recommendations and special gold box deals by marking items that I own. I've done this in the past, and they've changed the item page so I can't find the "I own this" ...
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Amazon EC2 Free Tier Usage

I signed up for Amazon free usage tier where i get a micro instance free for a year. If i terminate the free instance and start a new micro instance, will i be charged for the new instance or will it ...
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How do I see my amazon view history

I recall a book that i've viewed in on amazon (went to the project page) that I think I dismissed too quickly. I can't recall the name of the book, but is there a way to view the history of the ...
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Amazon AWS Free Usage Tier after first year?

The whole Free Tier offer isn't totally clear to me. For the first 12 months I get free limited use for most of the Amazon services. But what happens after the 12 months? Do I need to pay something ...
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How can I add all items in an Amazon wish list to my cart?

Is there a way to add all items in an Amazon wish list to your cart? For example I created a wish list of the books needed for my fall classes. Is there a one click (or other short/easy) way to add ...
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Browse only free streaming Amazon Prime videos?

I've got a subscription to Amazon Prime, which gives me some selection of their videos streaming for free. I'd like to be use this like I do Netflix--search for a movie I'm interested in and see if I ...
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Filter Amazon by products surpassing X number of reviews

What do you do to filter Amazon by products surpassing X number of reviews? What do you change in the URL (or any other place) to do this? (Any method that works is good.)
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Is there a way to make Amazon visually show me that a product can't be shipped to my default location?

I live in Italy but this may be a problem for many people who don't live in US. It often happens that for some reason a product can't be sent in Italy/Europe/somewhere. I don't know why and the ...
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Combine user ratings from Amazon.co.uk & Amazon.com

Does anyone know of a website (probably using Amazon's AWS web services) that will allow searching for a product (mostly books, so searching by ISBN is sufficient) and then displaying a combined view ...
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How to save HQ book cover images on Amazon

Amazon.com shows the book covers in high quality but I couldn't manage to save those images in my computer. Is there a way to save those images in high resolution?
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How to securely share your Amazon wish list with only certain people

On Amazon is there any way to share wish lists with only certain people? I can make a list public or private and I can share it, but can I make it public to only certain people can see it?
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How to deactivate automatic mobile view on amazon?

I'm using latest Opera Mini on an Nokia E61i and when visiting amazon it stubbornly persists to switch automatically to a reduced mobile version. Thats really annoying because I need even more clicks ...
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How to resurrect one's Amazon Reading List data in Shelfari?

As some of you may know, Amazon Reading List was a LinkedIn app that disappeared from LinkedIn recently (early 2013, I think). (The app page still exists, but if you try to "add" the application, ...
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How to search for words in amazon reviews?

I want to search for certain words/phrases in all book reviews on amazon. Is there any way to achieve it? may be something like: inreview:layman
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What is the difference between Amazon MWS and Amazon AWS?

I have confusion in understanding the Web services provided by Amazon site. I want to know the difference between Amazon MWS and Amazon AWS web services. Does anyone knows the difference and can ...
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Easy way to do international Amazon Wishlist orders?

I sometimes want to buy something from someone who has an Amazon wishlist published, for example when I want to donate a gift to someone who works on an open source project or something. The problem ...
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How do I remove 1 item from an Amazon order?

How can I remove just one item from my Amazon order? I accidentally ordered 2 copies of a book. I find where I can remove the item, but it completely deletes the item. I just want to remove one of the ...
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When does Amazon officially release Kindle books; is it PDT?

If I want to buy a book that goes on-sale tomorrow. Can I buy it at midnight where I live or is it midnight PDT where Amazon HQ is located?
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Burning money on Amazon EC2

Where on the AWS Management Console can I see how much money I'm burning per hour with my Amazon EC2 service?
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I can't create a new item to sell on Amazon.co.uk

I've just subscribed to Amazon.co.uk and I would like to sell an item. I noticed that if the item already exists in the lists and someone is selling it, I can easily click on "Sell yours here". ...
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Is it possible to receive donations via Amazon?

I'm creating a mobile app that I'd like to have the ability to receive donations to my Amazon account. Say, like $5 to my account to spend. Is this possible, and if so, could someone direct me to the ...
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What does Amazon.com's “Kindle Edition” actually mean?

I understand Kindle to be a brand name of a tablet computer. Does this mean that if I buy the "Kindle Edition" of a book I won't be able to read it on my PC or Samsung tablet? Sometimes a book in ...
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Kickstarter and Amazon Payments: “functionality has been disabled”

So, Double Fine's Kickstarter effort is about to come to a spectacular end. While they clearly do not need my help, I have been trying to fund the project. Kickstarter uses Amazon Payments to process ...
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Can I share my files through Amazon Cloud Drive?

I don't have Amazon Cloud Drive but I think of having one. My question is if I can share my files on Amazon Cloud Drive with others. Let's say give them a URL or something like that.
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How do I look at just the reviews of the format I'm buying on Amazon

I just bought a Kindle, but when I look at reviews of a Kindle book I see reviews of the paperback and hardbacks. How do I filter the reviews so I just see the specific Kindle copy reviews? This ...
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When Amazon gives me an item's price as a range like “5-10” how do I get the lower price?

Amazon will often list an item's price as a range. As an example, I just searched for "tshirt" and the first item was a Russell Athletic shirt (ASIN is B0007IBYO6), with a price range of $4.99 - ...
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Is there a way to sort by per-volume or per-weight price on Amazon?

I'm looking to compare prices on Amazon to some local retailers for protein supplement powder. However, ideally an answer would work for any product that is sold in bulk by volume or weight. There ...
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What does the billing address do in Amazon.com?

I noticed the billing address is different than the shipping address for orders off Amazon.com. When I asked what gets sent to the billing address they kept saying The billing address will reflect ...
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Will rental expiration on Amazon Instant Video interrupt movie playback?

When renting a movie from Amazon Instant Video, it says you have 24 hours to finish watching it. If I start watching a 2 hour video at the 23 hour mark, will it let me finish watching, or will it ...
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Good app for a wishlist?

I love Amazon's wishlist, but I have a few items I want to record that aren't available on Amazon. Is there another app that does something similar and/or a way to add items that aren't listed on ...
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How to “fix” Amazon Developer Account?

I've tried asking on Amazon forums, but no one seems willing to help there... I signed up for the free developer account a while ago but I never used it. Last night, I signed up for Amazon's S3 ...
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Amazon signed me up for almost all Amazon Web Services. Is this usual?

I wanted try Amazon SNS, so I clicked the Sign Up button on its tab on the managament console. Amazon approved my signup and in my account under "Services You're Signed Up For" I see almost all Amazon ...
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Are Amazon Prime memberships per region or do they share across all of Amazon?

I signed up for the free trial of Amazon Prime on amazon.it (Italy). For a price of 10€/year I would get free 2-3 days deliveries on eligible items, and I've successfully used it once. Now there is ...
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Two versions of the same book without differences?

On Amazon, the book Worlds of honor 6 (which hasn't been released yet), has two "formats" listed, they're both hardback but have different prices, how can I tell what the difference is?
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Is it possible to host in the cloud but have email in Gmail?

Is it possible to host a website for example in Amazon Cloud and have my domain point there, but have the same domain installed with Gmail for mail support?
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Amazon wishlist shows my basic address

I've made a wishlist on Amazon but when using the "show my wishlist as seen by others" feature, I get to see my own address. Not only that, it also shows my name and last name. My real name is not an ...
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How to display all of my running EC2 instances

I switch to different regions frequently and sometimes I forget to turn off my running instance from a different region. I there a way (a website provided by Amazon?) to display all the running ...
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Cannot login into amazon.com

I have bought a laptop on amazon a couple days ago. I would like to login to check my order. But I cannot login into amazon.com or amazon.fr What I have tried: Tried to change password (click ...
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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 ...