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# 206018 6-Dec-2016 22:33
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Up until today's update of Amazon Video app it was possible to download content (using a VPN) and watch any time. The latest update now checks geolocation before playback so content is won't play (unless it's available worldwide).


You can still play downloaded content if connected to a VPN or with no data (WiFi and mobile data disabled).

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  # 1683567 7-Dec-2016 06:53
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 I wonder if something is coming soon from amazon.


First they nuke address outside of the US/UK on echo now they doing more checks before playback, they also removed pandora from the alexa app if your country is not set to US.

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  # 1683829 7-Dec-2016 12:43
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Something must be fairly imminent.




If I go to Prime at and select the 'TV To Watch While Abroad' option and click on any of the TV shows, it starts to play the video. However if i choose any of the other Prime Video options, I get the usual geo-location 'error' message.




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  # 1683833 7-Dec-2016 12:46
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Well they did post that holdenman3000 video about something at the start of december for the grand tour, so it is to be expected that they are changing things.


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  # 1686644 12-Dec-2016 18:57
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Wouldnt a VPN or DNS fix any issues? I have DNS and its great but will be sad if I cant get what I currently have from my amazon fire tv

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so signed up for amazon prime in the uk recently went to watch last night, come up with not available here. This is on a android tv box not my computer. Ok. tried several vpns it detected them.  


Can anyone suggest a solution or which vpn actually works with prime by there experience in nz?

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