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Andy asked ·

Converting an App from Android Studio to Amazon Fire TV OS

Hi All,

I have basic app that helps to download a file from a URL by clicking the download button. I have it working fine in all Android Platforms, it has minSdkVersion 21, target SdkVersion 26. I can install it on Amazon Fire TV and fire stick without issues, however when Download button is clicked it gives me Error. It can't download any type of file.

Please help.

Thanks

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Levon@Amazon answered ·

Hi Andy,

Thanks for posting! Have you been able to figure this out? Depending on how you try to download a file, the most likely reason is that because Android normally invokes the web browser to download the requested file, and because there is no web browser on Fire TV, the action fails. You will need to look up alternative ways to download files, instead of the default URL request. Thanks!

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