How to Fix “Download Error 200” on Amazon Music?


Amazon Music error 200 appears when users try to download a song on their devices and comes with a message that says “Download error”. Try Again’.

Our team investigated the issue and discovered that it can be caused by a number of reasons, including:

  • Unstable internet connection – To download anything from the Amazon Music store, you must be connected to a working internet connection. If the internet connection is slow or not working at all, the download will fail halfway or not start at all.
  • Temporary problem – There may be a temporary glitch in the app that is interfering with its operations, resulting in the problem in question. Since these issues are often minimal, you can fix them simply by logging out and back in to your account.
  • Insufficient permissions – Your Amazon Music app may not be allowed to download anything to your device by default. In this case, you can grant the app additional permissions to fix the problem.
  • Cache corrupted – Cache, a set of temporary files on the app can also be corrupted, resulting in Amazon Music error 200.

Now that we know the potential causes, let’s see what worked like a charm for other affected users.

Check the status of Amazon Prime Music Service

If you are unable to download a song from Amazon Prime Music, the first thing we suggest you do is to check the status of Amazon Prime Music service. There are times when the service is under maintenance or the servers are down causing problems like this.

You can use a online website monitor to check if the service is not available.

Connect to a stable internet connection

If the Amazon Prime music service is working fine, then you need to check your internet connection to resolve the Amazon Music error 200.

Start by making sure your internet connection is working properly. You can connect another device like your mobile phone to it and try using some apps to check that. We also recommend restarting your router and then trying to download something from Amazon Prime Music. If an unstable internet connection is causing the problem, this should fix it.

Log in to your Amazon Prime Music account again

There are times when a temporary glitch affects the operation of apps like Amazon Prime Music, preventing you from using certain features of the platform and causing issues like Amazon Music error 200. Since these issues and bugs are temporary, they can be resolved by logging out. app, then sign in again.

Surprising as it may seem, it did the trick for a number of affected users, so we recommend giving it a shot.

Clear app cache

Cache files are temporary data that an app stores to quickly recall related information the next time you use the app. Without this data, apps/browsers would have to collect the information from scratch every time you use the system again, which is inefficient.

There are times when cache files get corrupted (usually after accumulating for a long time) and cause the application to act. Fortunately, since this data is temporary, you can safely delete it, which can help you solve the problem in question.

Follow these steps to clear the Amazon Prime Music cache:

  1. If you are a Windows user, run File Explorer and navigate to the following location.
    %userprofile%AppDataLocalAmazon MusicData
    Open Amazon Music Data
  2. Delete content from Application cache case.

    Delete the contents of the App Cache folder
  3. If you are an Android user, launch your Amazon Prime Music app and click on the Contextual menu icon.
  4. Choose Settings and click on Empty the cache. Check if you are still encountering Amazon Music error 200.

Update Amazon Music

Your Amazon app may also be out of date. Outdated apps are prone to bugs and other corruption errors which can lead to issues like this. Plus, you miss out on several new features.

If it’s been a while since you’ve updated Amazon Music, here’s how:

  1. Launch your app store and go to Amazon Music.
  2. If an update is available, you will see a Update button. Click on it and wait for the update to install.

    Update the Amazon Music app

Once done, check if the Amazon Music error 200 is fixed.

Allow Amazon Music to Access Storage

Each app on your phone is given specific permissions while you’re using it. Some apps, such as Whatsapp, can access your camera, microphone, storage, etc. Amazon Music requires storage permission to download music to your phone. If it does not have this permission, you may encounter the error in question.

Here’s how you can allow Amazon Music to access storage if it doesn’t already have that permission:

  1. Launch the Settings app on your phone.
  2. Click on Amazon Music in the list of available applications.

    Select Amazon Music in app settings
  3. Head to the Permissions section and allow the app to access the storage.

    Allow Amazon Music Permission

You can also try replacing or reformatting your SD card as it may be full preventing you from downloading more stuff to it.

Reinstall Amazon Music

Lastly, if none of the above mentioned steps worked for you and you are still facing Amazon Music error 200, the error may be in the Amazon Music app itself. In this case, reinstalling the app is pretty much the only way to fix the problem.

First, uninstall the app from your device and then reinstall it from your app store. Hopefully this will fix the problem once and for all.


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