A couple video simply did not work and I was nervous about messing up a brand new tablet. Larry December 21, 2017, Tried this, a couple of problems: 1 It all appears to work until I try running the Play Store. Used to be Amazon made this hard. Some Fire owners have discovered that just by asking them to via support chat or email. On the second attempt Services Framework fails to Install. So, any extra time and expense spent on trying to lock those few power users out would have a paltry return on the investment.
Google Play store works perfectly and I have been able to download games and apps without issue. Thanks you for sharing this info! You can now use Google Play on your Kindle fire and install all the apps you want from the Android app store. I am running Android version 6. People use Kindle fire for watching online movies and shows too. Kindle fire is WiFi enabled, the person using this tablet can browse the internet after connecting to a WiFi. After converting, you could then freely transfer the converted Google Play books to Kindle eReader or other eBook readers as you like.
At least now we know that the problem is with the installation itself and not the individual files. Do not download if your Kindle Fire is a 4 th, 5th, or 6th Generation Fire. Step 5: Install Google Play Services to Get Apps The only task left is to install Google Play Services to your Kindle Fire, which can be done through the Google Play Store app you've just installed. Gary January 18, 2018, Hi, thanks for the great guide. I am wondering if Amazon have done something to prevent us adding Google Play? Choose 'Properties' then tap the 'Change' button -- make sure read and write are checked for User, and read is checked for Group and Other. For the most part, this provides an excellent way to both use your tablet and to browse the services offered through Amazon, but unfortunately, it also leads to a major problem: the Google Play Store is not offered through the device.
So first up, make sure that your Kindle Fire is updated to the latest version, then second try to download the new and updated. You could make use of the Web browser to read Google Play books on Kindle Fire online. It has been a huge hit since its inception in 2011. At this a reboot is recommended. Clicked on Google Play and was able to enter my account information. Of concern also was that the 2017 version of this tablet was now blocked from being able to load Google Play + almost all the reviews I read are from Fall 2017. Finally, I'd like to thank the dedicated Android enthusiasts at Phandroid for the hard work and instructions that contributed to much of this guide.
I followed the instructions yesterday and installed all four files that were downloaded. Although that was the case, owners of the said tablets can now install apps from the Google Play Store, all thanks to the developer community. My kindle is running the latest version 7. After spending hours trying to download Youtube Kids I bought the kindle for my daughter via instructions from a variety of websites, and failing miserably, I came across your post. Some apps will be repeats and duplicates through the Amazon Appstore, like Netflix, which has listings in both platforms.
Let me know how it goes Joshua. Just follow the links below based on your device then come back to here to finish the Play Store installation. In any case great instructions, Thank You! The first time it worked, but after the Reset, I have to start from the beginning. Locking and then unlocking the tablet enabled the install button. All told, Google Play should take about two minutes total to finish installing. I wish it displayed notifications as app icons rather than just a number.
If you've activated two-step verification on your Google Account and you really should , you'll need to visit your account security page on the Web to generate a specific one-use password for the Market app, rather than using your standard Google password. Jake April 27, 2017, Hey Josh, First, try. I do enjoy writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are lost just trying to figure out how to begin. Perhaps add a line to the instructions above that advises to not attempt to load the latest? I did the same and continued the process with no issue. Lisa March 16, 2018, Hello there! The version you should use is 5.
Completely setup and signed in with Google Authenticator by 8:52. It is pre-installed with Amazon app store which gives access to hundreds of Apps. It will kick me out after a few seconds, and then the Play Store icon will gray out on the home screen. I initially attempted to install the newer versions and continued to experience failures. I'm just getting into playing with the new tablet, but thus far it is great. Installation Also see: Step 4 Go to your download file in local storage.