Amazon tablets allow us to download many apps from the Amazon AppStore, but we cannot deny that the number of applications available compared to other stores is somewhat limited. Luckily it’s doable install google play on amazon fire. Although it is a bit complex, once installed, we can load all the applications we want quickly and easily; Just like on any other Android device.
Download files from the Play Store
Before we start we have to make sure that we have a Fire tablet from 2014 or later. This method will most likely not work with older Kindle Fires, the reason is that we need to enable Apps from Unknown Sources.
So the first thing we’re going to do is launch the Settings app found on the Home screen.
In this section we will address Security and privacy.
Let’s select Apps from unknown sources.
We will search for Silk Browser and activate the switch Allow from this source. In this way we will have the possibility to install any application that is not in the Amazon application store.
Install Google Play on Amazon Fire
Once we have all this ready, we can download the files from Google Play to proceed to install on Amazon Fire. There are four APK files that we will need to download for the Play Store to work, but we will have to know which one to download depending on the model of our Fire tablet.
So we are going to have to find out what model we have and for this we will go to Settings> Device Options> About Fire Tablet. Here we will see the name of our device. We will also have to verify the version of Fire OS, for this we go to Settings> Device Options> System updates.
Once we have this very clear, we can download the corresponding files to our tablet. We are going to download the files that we will see below depending on the model of our device.
Google account manager
If we have Fire HD 10 (9th generation, 11th generation), Fire 7 (9th generation), Fire HD 8 (8th and 10th generation) we will download the version 7.1.2.
If you have a Fire HD 10 (7th gen and older), Fire HD 8 (7th gen and older), Fire 7 (7th gen and older), Fire HD 6, Fire HDX 8.9, we proceed to download the version 5.1.
Google Services Framework
Fire HD 10 (9th Gen, 11th Gen), Fire HD 8 (10th Gen), Fire 7 (9th Gen) on Fire OS 7, Fire HD 8 (8th Gen) on Fire OS 7 we proceed to download the version 9-4832352.
For Fire 7 (9th Gen) on Fire OS 6, Fire HD 8 (8th Gen) on Fire OS 6, we go with the version 7.1.2.
Fire HD 10 (7th generation and earlier), Fire HD 8 (7th generation and earlier), Fire 7 (7th generation and older), Fire HD6 and Fire HDX 8.9, we will download version 5.1.
Google Play Services
If we have Fire HD 10 (9th generation, 11th generation) and Fire HD 8 (10th generation) we will have to install 64-bit ARM, nodpi, Android 9.0+.
In case of having Fire 7 (9th generation) we proceed with 32-bit ARM, nodpi, Android 6.0+.
And if we have Fire HD 8 (8th generation) we download 64-bit ARM, nodpi, Android 6.0+.
Lastly, Fire HD 10 (7th gen and older), Fire HD 8 (7th gen and older), Fire 7 (7th gen and older), Fire HD 6 and Fire HDX 8.9 we go with 32-bit ARM, nodpi, Android 5.0+.
Google Play Store
In the case of the Play Store, it is the same for all models. Likewise, we recommend selecting the latest version of the APK and that it is not a beta, but a stable version. We can find the APK in this link.
Install the Google store
Once we have all the APK files on our device, proceeding with the installation will be very simple. We go to the Files app from the home screen.
Next, we head over to Downloads on the left sidebar and recommend switching the view to the file list. Here we will have to see the four files that we downloaded.
We must bear in mind that it is essential to install them in order. For each of these APKs we will have to follow the same process: we select the file > we choose Continue > we press Install. After it is installed, we click Done and do not open the Play Store.
We will have to install the files in the following order. We must take into account that the names of these files on the device will be longer, but they will start the same.
Once we have all the APKs installed, we will proceed to restart the device. For this we will hold down the power button for a few seconds and then press Restart.
After restarting, we will see the Play Store on the home screen. We will have to open the app and log in with our Google account.
Once we log in, the application will work like on any other device. We can download YouTube, Google Docs, Gmail or any other application that is not available in the Amazon AppStore.