Hello I'm using a prepaid mobile. Thus i've disabled data transmission to avoid costs. I have osmand+ 1.5.1 on this mobile. osmand works fine with one problem, occurring every 4-5 weeks. Than osmand can be started but interrupts startup-process with an error-message: data failure.. (can't remember exactly) and the app needs a connection to the Amazon App-store, where i bought this app. After this osmand works fine again. But this is a problem, when i'm outdoor, with no connection to a cell, and i cant use osmand. Does anybody know this effect? is this normal? Or is it a problem caused by Amazon Appstore? regards Gerhard

asked 29 Mar '16, 08:08

sgssn's gravatar image

sgssn
41112
accept rate: 0%

edited 03 Apr '16, 08:41

scai's gravatar image

scai ♦
30.8k18277430


Some (paid) apps hosted through the Amazon Appstore will need to connect to Amazon's server before you could use it normally. Probably to verify your app in order to "combat piracy" (sorry, for lack of a better word).

You may use the F-Droid version as stated in the first answer.

permanent link

answered 03 Apr '16, 06:05

AkuAnakTimur's gravatar image

AkuAnakTimur
99691729
accept rate: 7%

I have no Android myself and also not Amazon app store. But I have used OsmAnd on Android before.

It sounds like a store issue, since I am not aware of an affiliation with amazon. Try to get OsmAnd e.g. from F-Droid.

permanent link

answered 29 Mar '16, 10:36

aseerel4c26's gravatar image

aseerel4c26 ♦
31.9k16236548
accept rate: 18%

I never heared about such an issue from the apps available from Google Playstore or F-Droid.

So i recommend to consult Amazon service.

And: Osmand 1.5.1 is REALLY VERY old! So I assume that there will be no normal Osmand user who could try to reproduce any of your errors.

And you can consider asking on the Osmand googlegroup mailinglist.

permanent link

answered 29 Mar '16, 17:08

stephan75's gravatar image

stephan75
12.4k353209
accept rate: 6%

Hi thanks to all. As Amazon changed its behavour again, now every use of OSMAND must be verified by the Amazonstore. So i uninstalled the amazon version and installed this from the Google store. Thanks for your help. regards Gerhard

permanent link

answered 03 Apr '16, 08:22

sgssn's gravatar image

sgssn
41112
accept rate: 0%

Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×75
×33
×1
×1

question asked: 29 Mar '16, 08:08

question was seen: 3,367 times

last updated: 03 Apr '16, 08:41

powered by OSQA