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Login with Amazon for Android

This page contains documentation and links for developers who wish to add Login with Amazon to their Android, Fire TV, and/or Fire tablet apps.

Installing the Android Developer Tools

The Login with Amazon SDK for Android will help you add Login with Amazon to your Android, Fire TV, and Fire tablet applications. We recommend you use the Login with Amazon SDK for Android with Android Studio. For steps on how to install Android Studio and on getting the Android SDK set up, see Get the Android SDK on developer.android.com

When the Android SDK is installed, find the SDK Manager application in your android installation. To develop for Login with Amazon, you must use the SDK Manager to install the SDK Platform for Android 2.2 or higher (API version 8). See Adding SDK Packages on developer.android.com for more information on using SDK Manager.

After installing the SDK, set up an Android Virtual Device (AVD) for running your apps. See Managing Virtual Devices on developer.android.com for instructions on setting up a virtual device.

When your development environment is set up, you can Install the Login with Amazon SDK for Android or Run the Sample App

Upgrade your Login with Amazon SDK for Android

Use these instructions to quickly upgrade an older version of the Login with Amazon SDK for Android to the current version (3.x).

Getting Started

These topics will show you how to add Login with Amazon to your Android app. After completing these steps you should have a working Login with Amazon button in your app to allow users to log in with their Amazon credentials.

  1. Install the Login with Amazon SDK for Android
  2. Run the Sample App
  3. Register with Login with Amazon
  4. Create a Login with Amazon Project
  5. Add a Login with Amazon Button to Your App
  6. Use the SDK for Android APIs
  7. Integrate with your Existing Account System

Understanding Login with Amazon

These topics show how Login with Amazon uses access tokens to allow apps to login customers and access their customer profiles.

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