In the course of the occasion on July 15 and 16, you need to use the app to trace your favorites as you store and hold a watch out for Lightning Offers accessible for preview. Lightning Offers can be found each day on Amazon, however they’re particularly considerable on Prime Day. They differ from normal offers in that they are designed to final for less than a set period of time (often a couple of hours) or till inventory runs out, whichever occurs first. When you declare a deal, you’ve got a restricted period of time to tug the set off and full the acquisition earlier than your declare expires. Activate push notifications within the Amazon app to extend your possibilities of grabbing a Lightning Deal on an merchandise you are watching earlier than it goes out of inventory.
This yr, we’re already seeing promotions just like these we noticed final yr, however to reap the benefits of them, it’s essential to be prepared to attempt the digital camera options throughout the app. Prime members who use the “search with digital camera,” “view in room,” and “scan barcode” options can earn 20% off choose gadgets for a couple of extra days—although the promo is oddly time restricted, accessible solely to app customers between 6 a.m. and midday Pacific Time every day by way of July 14. This yr additionally incorporates a promotion for Prime customers who set up the Amazon Assistant browser extension, saving them $10 on an eligible order of $50 or extra (the promo sadly extends solely to new Amazon Assistant customers). Even if you cannot reap the benefits of the promotion, the browser extension additionally means that you can get alerts in your browser for gadgets you have watchlisted on the app, a pleasant function in case you’re switching between your telephone and laptop.
Do you completely want the Amazon app? No, after all not. However it may be an actual assist in guaranteeing that you just snatch up the very best offers on Prime Day.