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Topic # 185163 12-Nov-2015 09:56
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Is it possible to install the Roku android app in NZ? The Google Play store lists it as being incompatible with all my devices (even though at least some, a couple of Nexuseses, seem to be listed as compatible on overseas websites). I'm guessing this is some kind of geoblocking as Roku aren't officially on sale here?

I mainly just want to use it for searching. The on screen keyboard is fine but a little painful.

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  Reply # 1426765 12-Nov-2015 09:56
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Install the Amazon app store and get it through there.




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  Reply # 1426809 12-Nov-2015 11:39
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Dagnabit! Even the Amazon app store is geoblocking now (at least it's honest and tells you this, unlike Google Play which pleads "incompatibility").

Any other suggestions welcome, but it's starting to feel like all too much trouble.

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  Reply # 1426817 12-Nov-2015 11:52
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What's your shipping address set to in your Amazon account? Set your default shipping address to a US address and it should be ok (fingers crossed)




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  Reply # 1426926 12-Nov-2015 14:24
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Right, well that was *quite* the challenge.

I had to set both my default shipping address and my device address to the States. Even then I still couldn't add the app directly on my phone. I had to add the app from the amazon website, then log into my "cloud" apps on the Amazon Undergroup app and install from there.

I have no idea why Roku locked it down so heavily. There isn't any content or anything available in the app itself, and it's all tied into your Roku account (also geoblocked).

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