Jump to content

Why does Poweramp need to verify license through Google Play when Poweramp Unlocker is installed?

Recommended Posts

6 hours ago, Bill S said:

Does anyone have any ideas as to how I can get around this problem?

Are you still.using poweramp v2 (as you have posted in the legacy release forum) or the current releaae? What sort of licnece message are you getting when you run Poweramp? If it's a new device, have you been able to install the unlocker at all? If not, go to Play Store > My apps & games > Library and install the unlocker from the list of previously-used apps.


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 152
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic


Thanks,  I followed the steps below and was able to not only restore my Poweramp purchase, but also received the latest updates.  I purchased the app 9 1/2 years ago and can once again enjoy listening to music.  

Hopefully, this will also help someone else.

Again, THANKS!

Bill S

Restore Poweramp Purchase

Please use Settings / Already Purchased?

Google Play:
You can reinstall Poweramp Full Version Unlocker any time for free as long as you use the Google account you bought it with. Note that for Google Play Store purchases, if you have multiple google accounts on the phone, your "original" Google account should be selected in Play Store (side menu / top-right white arrow next to your account).

If Play shows app price even if Unlocker is actually purchased:

  • app double purchase to the same account is not possible on Play, it will refund/cancel your 2nd order immediately and Play will download it for free
  • please ensure proper Google account is registered on your phone and selected in Play app. Then install Poweramp Full Version Unlocker from Play

You can check if purchase is valid for your account here: https://play.google.com/store/account/orderhistory?purchaseFilter=apps

To restore purchase, please:

  1. ensure you have Internet connection on the device and you can open https://powerampapp.com
  2. (Poweramp v2 only) ensure you have Google or Email account (as specified in purchase confirmation email from PayPro Global) registered under Android settings => Accounts.
    Poweramp v2 supports following types of accounts:
      - Google (requires Google Services on the device)
      - Google Email (IMAP/POP3, requires Google Services on the device)
      - HTC Email (doesn't require Google Services)
      - Motorola Blur (doesn't require Google Services)
      - Yahoo (doesn't require Google Services)
  3. ensure you have Poweramp uni build from Poweramp website (e.g. build-800-arm-uni). Play builds don't have non-Play purchase support, but Play builds can be installed over website version and license will retain.
  4. in Poweramp Settings use Already Purchased? => Website and type in that Google or Email account and Order ID (as specified in purchase confirmation email from PayPro Global).

Other purchasing methods:
Restore available via Settings / Already Purchased?


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, Bill S said:

Thanks,  I followed the steps below and was able to not only restore my Poweramp purchase, but also received the latest updates. 

Great, once you'd confirmed which version of PA you were trying to install, that FAQ would have been my next suggestion. Glad you've got it sorted anyway.


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...