How to: Use Amazon Cloud Player for Android

Amazon's Cloud Drive and Player lets you store music in the cloud. Save space on your device and access your music from anywhere with these tips.

Amid rumors of Google and Apple launching their own cloud music service, Amazon.com quickly released the Amazon Cloud Player . The service lets you upload up to 5GB of music to the cloud for free, which can be accessed from any other computer or Android device.

Sadly, iOS and other mobile platforms were left out--Amazon did not release an app or Web compatibility for them.

With the Amazon MP3 app for Android, you can play, edit, or download music stored in the cloud. Music you purchase from the in-app store can be automatically backed-up onto your cloud and won't count against your storage capacity. Clear up some storage on your Android phone, and keep your music safe with this quick guide:

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Sharon Profis is a CNET How To expert who cooks up DIY projects, in-depth guides, and little-known tricks that help you get the most out of your tech. During her four years at CNET, she's covered social media, funky gadgets, and has shared her tech knowledge on CBS and other news outlets.

 

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