How to manually update Pinball Arcade via Amazon

If you own Pinball Arcade via Amazon and I don’t mean the underground version, then this article is to help you. Be sure your icon for the game matches the one on this page: https://www.amazon.com/FarSight-Studios-Pinball-Arcade/dp/B0084HDG8Y/ You can tell there has been an update if you scroll down and look at Product details, latest developer update. Keep in mind, you can only update the app if there is an update for you. So you do have the ability to force an update if desired.

Kindle Fire: Turn the unit on. Click on the icon that says AppStore. Once loaded, click on the hamburger menu top left looks like =. Click On App Updates. Now you should see your Pinball Arcade listed there. Sometimes you have the ability to click the update button. Sometimes not. If not, and you know there is an update because the above link shows it updated on a certain day… click the actual game icon in that menu. It will lead you directly to the game page, click update. Once you open the game click the gear icon top right and select manage tables. Click download owned and also update all. That way you are fully set.

Kindle Fire second gen: Turn the unit on. Click the text at the top that says Shop, then click apps on the left menu. Click the hamburger menu at the top left, looks like =. Click On App Updates. Now you should see your Pinball Arcade listed there. Sometimes you have the ability to click the update button. Sometimes not. If not, and you know there is an update because the above link shows it updated on a certain day… click the actual game icon in that menu. It will lead you directly to the game page, click update. Once you open the game click the gear icon top right and select manage tables. Click download owned and also update all. That way you are fully set.

If you are unsure which is your Kindle, read and follow each set of directions to see which one you can follow via your Kindle.

I wrote this because I was really annoyed that Amazon hides this version even if you own it! So you can’t just go to the app in the store on the Kindle and select update like in the past. It took me a while to figure out how to force an update. I hope you find this useful and hopefully unnecessary as Amazon makes it possible to update right away.

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