Perhaps add a line to the instructions above that advises to not attempt to load the latest? I had zero issues when I did this with the second tablet. Do the same for all the four files. After your device is powered off, reboot it by pressing and holding the power button again. Got the new 10 inch version but play store account manager will not install. This time, you should see the Install button working. Let me know how it goes Joshua. Now clear cache and force stop, then come back to the home page and you should find your missing icons.Next
Last time I bought an Amazon tablet adding the Google store was a real pain! Kindle fire has been successful in replacing traditional paper-books with e-books up to an extent. For Google Play Services, you should avoid the beta versions of the app by looking for the most recent stable version on the list beta versions are marked as such. Sounds like you do have it on your screen which is good. Scroll through the following screen to the bottom and tap Install. I installed all on 7th gen 64bit Fire 7 without updating to 5. Google Play Store is not available at Google Play Store as an app to download.Next
This works and, as described, only takes a couple of minutes. Any idea what i can do next to get it working? I initially attempted to install the newer versions and continued to experience failures. I can get apps that I need that are not available on Amazon. I just went through these simple straightforward instructions and it worked perfectly the first time. I keep recommending your blog to all my friends with questions about e-readers and tablets. I can install on as many Android based devices as possible.Next
This is the easiest of the four downloads, as all file versions work on Android 4. I followed all steps above, and was able to successfully install the most currently updated version of Google play. My first smart device was a Fire, so I started out with Amazon. I click on it, but nothing happens. I was able to download 3 different apps from the Google play store to control my home theater setup. I am running Android version 6.Next
When I tried to run the latest app I downloaded I got a message that Google Play Services must be updated, but when I try to do that it prompts me to log in to my Google account and the loop starts again. When each app finishes downloading, a display will appear citing the installation is complete. Here are eight pieces of essential gear for survival or camping use. I have restarted the tablet several times and clicked on the app to open it but nothing happens. I did the same and continued the process with no issue. Again make sure to install all the files in the right order. Any advice for a newbie to the Amazon tablet world? If you are still getting a parse error, unfortunately, that means your tablet is too old.
It works well with the Amazon interface. Andy January 8, 2018, Many thanks for the excellent installation guide. If required, you will be prompted to update Google Play Services and the App that you are trying to download will direct you to Google Play Service page. If only all instructions were as easy to follow as yours, I must confess to trying Youtube first but non of their videos matched what I had on my screen, I much prefer your method of scrolling down the page for the next stage instead of constantly pausing video instructions. Thank you thank you thank you! Head into your list of apps and select the Google Play Store from the list do not select Google Play Services. I did 3 factory resets and attempted all this again, but still encountered the problem of my books disappearing when I used google apps. Pls, exactly what Google Play app are u referring to? Install Google Play Store — Download the Google Play Store.Next
Thank you Gerry Howard for your contributions to this forum as well. Also, an easier option for those whose install option is greyed out. Your explanation was fantastic and everything worked great;I have been downloading apps from the Play Store ever since. I will add another window showing the version s I used. If your Kindle Fire is a 4 th , 5 th , or 6 th Generation Fire then download the 4 files below.Next
Step 3: Restart and Sign-in After installing the Google apps above you need to shutdown and restart your Fire tablet before using the Play Store app. I myself installed the upgrade successfully on both my new Fire 8 and a new Fire 10. The Play Store app immediately crashes right after opening before loading anything. I did sign in on the fire with my google account but it did not connect the 2 games. Disclaimer: I have examined any sites I provide links for and have determined them to be safe but I make no promises about safety, content, ads served or anything that might make you clutch your pearls in horror.
I had to do this about 10 times with reboots in between before it worked. How to Get Google Play on Your Fire Tablet 1. The version you should use is 5. And this makes any size of Fire a lot more than just a storefront on Amazon limited to only those apps Amazon wants to give you. Fire only let you download apps from the Amazon App Store, which means no , no app, no Lego Boost and no Photoshop Express.Next
Just in case — so far so good though. I make sure to download the file that pops up when I click on the link instead of finding a newer version of it. Once I got the files downloaded there were actually five; the last small one being the logo image for Google play and rebooted my Fire, I was able to install everything without a hitch. The Play Store has Apps, Games, Music, Movies and more! Or will the entire process have to be done again? Your instructions are concise and easy to follow for all Fire users, thanks for posting! Just for anyone else wondering as I did what the order, on the kindle, was. The Install button should activate when your device unlocks, allowing you to install your apk. I said local storage above, I meant internal storage on kindle under settings menu and sub section silk. There are so many other people saying the same thing not even the same links.Next