Amazon’s Prime Video app disappears from the App Store [Updated]


In what we comprehend was a “specialized issue”, the Amazon Prime Video application vanished from the Apple App Store, making it inaccessible for new downloads or updates to clients both on iOS and Apple TV. Twitter clients started to tweet to Amazon for assistance about the issue on Friday morning, to which Amazon’s help channels still can’t seem to answer.

[Update: we’ve taken in the issue is specialized in nature, yet we have no additional data with regards to the subtleties of the issue. The application ought to be back shortly.]

[Update 2: Amazon has now offered a remark on the vanishing.

“Prior today, there was a specialized glitch that affected the Prime Video application on iOS and tvOS gadgets,” an Amazon representative said. “The issue has been settled, and the Prime Video application is currently by and by accessible in the App Store.”

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The application’s vanishing was before detailed by AppleInsider, iMore and others.

The probably explanation behind the application’s evacuation is a specialized one — an issue with the update could have made it be briefly pulled, maybe.

What’s not likely is that Amazon Prime Video is away for good.

The organization just discharged a X-Ray move up to the application crosswise over stages, including iOS, enabling clients to get more data about what they’re spilling, including Amazon’s kept running of Thursday Night Football match-ups.

Nor is it likely that Apple has for reasons unknown booted out Prime Video, given the counter focused nature of such a move (Apple TV+ is soon to dispatch), when the tech mammoths are under expanded administrative investigation.

The issue isn’t just affecting clients in the U.S., nor is it restricted to iPhone, as Apple TV is likewise influenced.

As per information from application store knowledge firm Sensor Tower, the application was expelled today in all districts with the exception of Australia, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, India, Kenya, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar and Saudi Arabia.

Amazon has not reacted openly to clients requesting help.