The first is simpler, but due to the finicky nature of these methods, we’re including both here. If you do encounter trouble, you should be able to get it working with the ADB method in Option Two further down that uses a Windows PC to install the Play Store.
Before you begin, go into Settings > Security and enable “Apps from Unknown Sources”. This will allow you to install the necessary APK files that will give you the Google Play Store.
Next, there are four .APK files you’ll need to download, using the built-in Silk browser on your tablet. The easiest way to do this is to open up this tutorial in the Silk browser and click on the links below, which will take you to the download pages.
If you have trouble installing these APKs or the Play Store just isn’t working afterwards, be sure your Fire tablet isn’t set to install apps to an SD card. Once that’s done, the Google Play Store app will appear on the home screen of your Fire tablet.
We tested this script on a 7 Fire Tablet and it worked perfectly. The cable included with your Fire Tablet will work just fine.
Locate the “Serial Number” field on this page and tap it repeatedly. Locate the “Enable ADB” option this page and tap it to activate it.
NOTE: The script we recommend below tells you to install the drivers differently, but we don’t like its method. So, rather than doing this the long way, we’ll be using a script that installs the apps and sets the permissions for you.
Unlock your Fire tablet and agree to the “Allow USB debugging” request. If you don’t see this option, close the Command Prompt window and launch the .bat file above again.
When you reach the first screen, type “2” and press Enter to have the tool install the Google Play Store. But, if you saw the “Allow USB Debugging” prompt on your Fire tablet and have agreed to it, you’ll know the drivers are already in working order.
The script will install the required packages on your connected Fire Tablet, including Google Play Services and the Google Play Store app. Just long-press the power button, tap “OK” when you’re asked if you want to shut it down, and then turn it on again.
After you reboot, you’ll find the Play Store and Google Settings shortcuts on your home screen. Thanks to sd_shadow on the Co-developers forums for writing some of this method up, and Root Junky for the script.
If you need troubleshooting help or you’d like to do this manually without a script, head over to the Co-developers forum thread for more information. Make sure you have your AT&T TV credentials ready so you can sign in.
Accessing the AT&T TV app on your Amazonian devices will also be limited to your home Wi-Fi network. You can change your Home Wi-Fi network up to 4 times within a 12-month period by relocating your AT&T TV device.
When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission at no extra cost to you. You can’t find many apps on the Amazon store for your Fire Tablet.
However, you can easily set up your Amazon tablet to install apps from the Google Play Store. Once you have Google Play on Kindle Fire tablet, you can install the Android Apps on Amazon Kindle Fire and operate it just like an Android Tablet.
There is no rooting required to install Google Play on Kindle Fire Tablets. Please see the Troubleshooting Step 7 if you find any Package Parse Error or Gray INSTALL button.
Please remove any micro SD cards if you already have in your Kindle Fire tab while you installing the APK files. Do not install any beta version, those may not work on the Kindle Fire tab.
Before you start, to install APK files or any other third party apps on Amazonian, you have to change the permission on Android Fire Tablet. Amazon Fire Settings Tap on Security See Apps from Unknown Sources on Advanced screen.
The next step is to download and install APK files on your Amazonian Tablet, including Google Play Store. As you know, there is no Google Chrome or Firefox browser on Kindle Fire Tab.
To proceed with APK Install, please open this article on your Amazon Tablet Silk Browser (if you are on a desktop now) and tap on the links provided for each APK file. To check the Fire Tab versions, Open Fire Tab Settings > Device Options & System > Device Model > Get the model name.
Please check Amazon Kindle Fire Tab Version and download the matching set of APK files (four) provided below. Once the download completes, the pop-up screen will ask you to install the APK file on Fire Tablet.
Follow the same steps to download and install all four APK files mentioned above links. Just like File Explorer in Windows or Android phone, Amazonian OS has an app called Docs”.
Once you find the downloaded APK files and locate them as Step 3 says, go head to install them one by one. You can see all Android Apps installed on the Fire Tablet used with the APK files.
Now it’s time to open the Google Play Store App installed on your Fire tablet. Just to make your life easy, Google introduced Lite Apps that use fewer resources from your device.
As you can see in the screenshot below, we installed a couple of Android Apps like Google Maps, Chrome, Board, Waze, Gmail on the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet through Google Play Store. You may get the same Parse error if you try a different version of APK files on Fire tablet.
We linked the right APK files version that we tested on Amazonian HD 8 7th Generation with Fire OS 184.108.40.206. You have to just press and release the power button one time, that will turn off the screen.
Then press and release the power button again to turn on the screen and unlock the tablet. Google Play Store Is Not Working You shouldn’t face any problem if you installed the right version of APK files based on your Fire Tablet.
If you’re facing any issue with Google Play Store, reboot the Fire Tab. Google Play Store is Not Compatible with Kindle Fire You may end up with Play Store APK file compatibility error with the Kindle Fire model you have.
We do not recommend any beta version of APK files for the Google Play Store. Unable to Sign in Google Play with Fire Kindle You may need to clear the app data if you end up on this sign-in issue.
You have to clear the Google Play Store data and have to start like a brand new. Now you can open the Play Store app again to start and try to Sign-in with your Google credentials.
Unable to Install Android Apps on Kindle Fire The Google Play Store cache files will make some issues and you won’t be able to install the Apps from the Android Store on Amazon Tab. The quick solution is to Clear Data and Cache files of Google Play Store.
Fire Tab Settings App Apps & Games (might be a different name on your Fire Tab Tap on Manage All Applications Google Play Store (Under Downloaded) Force Stop. Reboot Kindle Fire Tab Sometimes simple restart will work.
Tap on ok. Press the power button and release it to turn on the Fire tab back. And never try to restore the tab from backup, and start as a fresh tablet and try the steps listed above.
Once you install Android Apps on Amazon Kindle Fire, we recommend installing the official browser app from Google, Google Chrome (download link) and set as the default browser. Once you install the Chrome browser, you can install a couple of Android Apps that are the basic apps to convert your Amazon Kindle Fire to Android tablet.
We have listed a few Android apps links below for Kindle Fire. The above solution will bring all Google Play Store apps to your tablet.
You can use this to show the weather, play songs, read the news, call friends and family, etc. Amazonian is an excellent tablet with dual camera and powerful hardware.
Here you have to depend on Google Play Store to install your favorite apps on the Amazonian Tablet. Once you have the Google Play Store on the Amazonian HD tablet, you are free to install any Android Apps from Google Play Store just like an Android tablet.