Redeem Amazon Coins

Amazon Coins can be used to purchase eligible apps, games, and digital in-app items.

Note: Redeeming Amazon Coins is supported on both Android and Kindle Fire devices, and on the Amazon Appstore on You can't purchase subscriptions and certain other items with Coins, redeem Coins for cash or an Gift Card, nor purchase any items outside the Amazon Appstore.

If there are enough Amazon Coins in your account to make an eligible purchase (including tax), do one of the following to redeem your Coins:
  1. On Android and Kindle Fire devices, tap the price of the app from the detail page or from the in-app item within the app (Amazon Coins is the default payment option), and then tap Get App for apps or games, or Get Item for in-app items.
  2. On, you'll see payment options at checkout for your regular 1-Click payment method and for Amazon Coins, and can select either option.


  • If there aren't enough Amazon Coins for the entire purchase in your account (including the tax), the Amazon Coins option is greyed out. In other words, you can't use Coins to pay for a portion of a purchase, and would need additional Coins to complete the purchase. For more information, go to Buy Amazon Coins. To see your current Amazon Coins balance, log in to your account and go to the detail page of any paid eligible Appstore item on Your balance is on the right side of the screen, below the option to "Spend Amazon Coins."
  • Amazon Coins are not taxed when you purchase them. When you buy an item with Coins on which Amazon is required to charge VAT, you use your Coins to pay the VAT.
  • Any promotional funds available on your account are automatically applied to Appstore purchases before your Amazon Coins are redeemed or your 1-Click payment method is charged.
  • While you can use Coins for most apps, on rare occasions, an app may not support Amazon Coins. In this case, the Coins payment option is not available on the app's detail page.
  • You can use Coins to purchase digital, but not physical, in-app items.