How to Buy Amazon MP3 Music Downloads

Instructions for visiting the Amazon MP3 store, searching or browsing for music, and making a purchase are listed below.

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Visiting the Store and Finding Music

To visit the Amazon MP3 Store: You can select "MP3 Downloads" from our department listings or click here to visit the Amazon MP3 Store.

To search for a title or artist: Enter the title of the item or the artist's name in the search bar at the top of the page and click the GO button. Our search results will display available results for artists, albums, and songs that match the entered term.

To browse for a title: Explore available titles by Genre or Price by using the category links listed at the left-hand side of the MP3 Downloads Home page. Once inside a category, you'll be presented with subcategories that help you narrow your search. You'll also find additional browsing links in the navigation bar at the top of the page that allow you to view our Charts and New Releases (Neuerscheinungen).

Listening to Samples

Samples are available for all titles in the MP3-Downloads Store. The title of the track currently playing will appear in the bar above the track list. You can control the volume of the sample using the volume slider in the bar above the track list.

To listen to samples from an album:

  1. Visit the product detail page for the album that interests you.
  2. To hear all available samples, click the Alle anhören play button above the track list.
  3. To hear a sample of a single song, click the play button to the left of the song's name.
  4. Click the pause button above the track list to stop playback. Click again to resume.

Buying Songs and Albums

You can buy MP3 downloads with 1-Click or by adding them to your shopping basket. If you buy with 1-Click, you may be asked to select or enter a payment method if you do not have a default payment card or address added to Your Account. Learn more about Ordering with 1-Click

Please note: If you are purchasing multiple MP3 items we recommend adding them to your shopping basket.

To buy music:

  1. Click on the title of the item you wish to buy to visit the song or album detail page.
  2. To buy an entire album, click the 1-Click or Add buttons located in the top right hand corner of the album detail page.
  3. To buy an individual track, click the 1-Click or Add buttons to the right of the song name on the album detail page or click the  1-Click or Add buttons if you are on the song detail page.

Downloading Your Music

When you purchase an MP3 album or song, the Amazon MP3 Downloader will launch automatically or you will receive a prompt to download and install the application. We recommend installing the application as it makes the download process much simpler.

Your download options depend on the music you buy:

  • Individual Songs: You can use the Amazon MP3 Downloader or download the .mp3 file directly to your computer using your Web browser. To download without using the Downloader, select "Installation überspringen und weiter" when prompted. If you do not use the Downloader, you must wait until the .mp3 file is downloaded completely to your computer before buying another song.

  • An Entire Album: You are required to use the Amazon MP3 Downloader available for Linux, Mac, and Windows operating systems. For more information, please visit the Amazon MP3 Downloader Help page.

Paying With Gift Certificates

If you've redeemed an Amazon Gift Certificate, or Promotional Certificate to your Amazon.de account, any available balance will be used for your digital orders before your credit or debit card is charged.

To redeem a Gift Certificate to Mein Konto:

  1. Click "Geschenkgutschein-Guthaben prüfen und Geschenkgutscheine einlösen (Apply a gift certificate to your account.)
  2. Sign in with your e-mail address and password.
  3. Enter your claim code and click "Jetzt einlösen" (Redeem now.) Your funds will automatically be applied to your next order.

Geographical Restrictions

At this time, only customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland can purchase MP3 downloads. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please continue to check back for additional information on supported locations.

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