Roon Remote not current version in Amazon Appstore

Attempting to update a Fire 8 tablet to build 880, but build 831 is the only version available via the Amazon Appstore. Is this just a timing issue, waiting for the Appstore to update to the new version?

Technical details

Size: 207.4MB

Version: 1.8 (build 831) stable

Developed By: Roon Labs LLC ( Privacy Policy )

Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )

  • Access information about networks
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Broadcast sticky intents
  • Enter Wi-Fi Multicast mode
  • FOREGROUND_SERVICE
  • Open network sockets
  • Modify global audio settings
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Receive message via Amazon Device

Minimum Operating System: Android 5.0

Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

Same problem here.

I have the same problem as well.

Got around the problem by installing Google Play on the tablet, deleting the AmazonApp Store version of Roon and installing it from Google Play - works fine.

I installed Google Play from these instructions (just used the apks for the latest version as they didn’t specify HD 10 gen 11

https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/06/21/install-play-store-amazon-fire-tablet/

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We submitted the build, but Amazon is always slow to get it published and there’s no way for us to speed up the process – give it another 24-48hrs.

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Thanks a lot for the hint @Rob_Simons
This works perfectly!
I don’t need to wait and also the Qobuz app from Google playstore is a lot better than the outdated one from Amazon :+1:

Its the start of the weekend ain’t gonna wait for Amazon :rage:

Thanks @Axel_Lesch and @Rob_Simons for the link to install the Play Store.

Head-up to @David_Speed.

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