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Getting Started with the Amazon Appstore for Android

Install the Amazon Appstore

Kindle Fire users: Amazon Appstore is already installed on your Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets. Go to Apps → Store to see Amazon's selection of apps for Kindle Tablets.

All other Android device users: follow these instructions to install the Amazon Appstore on your Android phone or tablet.

Note: The steps below should take less than 30 seconds per device.

1 Confirm Your Device Allows Installation of the Amazon Appstore

  • Open Settings and navigate to Unknown sources option (under Applications or Security depending on your device).
  • If Unknown sources is already checked, you can skip this step.
  • If unchecked, tap the checkbox and then tap OK on the confirmation popup.

2 Download the Amazon Appstore

  • From your Android phone or tablet, visit: or scan the QR code.
  • You can also have a link sent to your e-mail address by entering it below:
    Tap the link in the email you receive.

3 Install the Amazon Appstore

  • When the download is complete, open your notifications and tap AmazonApps-release.apk.
  • Tap Install.
  • Tap Open.
  • That’s it! Sign in with your account and start enjoying thousands of apps for Android.

About the Amazon Appstore for Android

Why Amazon Appstore for Android?
Amazon Appstore Android Robot The Amazon Appstore for Android is a place where you can get a great paid app for free every day, see app recommendations based on your past Amazon purchases, and shop using Amazon's secure 1-Click payment technology. You can also test apps on a simulated Android phone using a feature called “Test Drive.” You can shop from your computer or directly from your phone or tablet.

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Buying Apps
Amazon Appstore for Android. To purchase apps from the Amazon Appstore and install them to your Android, you will need to have the Amazon Appstore app installed on your device. To get this, follow the instructions on this page. To purchase paid apps, you will need to have an Amazon account set up with either your credit card or bank information (or both). All paid app purchases will be automatically charged to the card associated with your account, and you will receive a receipt for each app purchase.

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Help with the Amazon Appstore

Amazon Appstore Help
Visit the Amazon Appstore Help pages to contact Customer Service directly or to find detailed information about compatibility, setting up 1-Click payment, and more.