Shopping Amazon on your phone?

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  1. E5RSY

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    Are you using the website or their app? Just curious.
     
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    I use the Android app because it functions well. I'm picky with apps because I don't have much room on my phone and most times a bookmarked webpage offers same ease and functions as an app, but I like Amazons.
     
  3. imwjl

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    The web for a specific reason - smile.amazon.com purchases. Unless there was recent change, you can't do those via the app.

    If a link opens the app I go back and make the purchase so my chosen "Smile" recipient gets their donation.
     
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    That's what I do as well. I have bookmarked the 'smile' site and set it as a shortcut/icon, I make sure to use it so my wee little donation gets made. The Android app is indeed very nice but, last I checked, still won't do smile donations.
     
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    Sometimes the website on my PC and sometimes from the app on my Kindle.
    I visit TDPRI almost exclusively on my Kindle....like now. :D
     
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    Phone 90% of the time, mostly in the app. Computer 9.9%. Alexa / Echo 0.1%. I used the Echo once, because they had a deal that you could only get if you ordered through it.

    Outside of work, I'm never on a computer, so it's always easier to use my phone.

    I typically use the app, but when I think about it, I use the site, especially for larger purchases, because my account is linked to my daughter's preschool. They get like 0.5% or something.
     
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    Mostly via the app.
    Website if I happen to be in front of my laptop.
     
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    The app has on different occasions done things I don't know like it so always webpage

    I also support an affiliate through the webpage

    95% of stuff I get off Amazon is on my phone in a quiet moment. As a lot of stuff is not amazon on there I usually buy eBay as eBay have given me less grief on bad sellers
     
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    Website on computer, app on iPhone and iPad , though I have to check my settings, I am sure I did not choose one click but I can buy without entering my password, which I find a bt scary
     
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    Mostly website on computer. App seemed clunky to me when I looked at it.

    Besides, having to "sit down at the computer" introduces a buffer between me and the order. Sometimes that can be good. ;)
     
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    I have the app, but don't think I've ever ordered anything with it.

    iPhone 6S, and the screen is too small to really examine what I'd be getting.

    I will look at things, and put them in my cart but go to my laptop (17" screen) before pulling the trigger.
     
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    Lately its been the app either on my phone or tablet
     
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    I do both. If I'm at my computer, which is most of the time, as I'm in the business, then it's point-and-click. But if I find I need something when I'm out, I pull up the app on my phone.

    Jeff Bezos owns me.
     
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    I use their website on my iPhone and use their app on my Android tablets. The app plays brain dead on my iphone but works fine on my Kindle Fire and Nexus tablets.
     
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    I use the website on my iPhone. It’s so quick I see zero need to use an app.
     
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    I despise apps.
     
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    Always the Desktop Version Website on my Android phone - I installed the app once but it was not good to navigate and get all the details of the products ... so I'll use the website all the time now
     
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    Depends, I use the the phone app in the summer when I don’t use my computer much, no WiFi out in the woods and the phone is right there. When I’m home it’s usually the computer. I sure like the ease of ordering on my phone, think of something and it’s on its way.
     
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