Boing Boing is published under except where otherwise noted. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Every suggestion worked with hers. Good luck, and I hope it works for you too! Step 1: Â Â First up, Install the new 5. 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.
The first time it worked, but after the Reset, I have to start from the beginning. The installation should take a while. Most of other fire tablets should use the version for Android 5. This is the easiest of the four downloads, as all file versions work on Android 4. However, battery life takes a serious nosedive and the device always feels hot to the touch.
My questions before I do: Can you still get software updates on your Kindle after doing this and if so, will the Google Play Store still work whenever you get those software updates or will you have to go through the download process each time you get an update? The reviews were important for the ease and success of those who followed the instructions. When I go to the download directory via Docs, I can install and run it, and that works fine. Opening up the Google Play Store, clicking on the left-hand side, opening settings, then clicking on the Play Store version asked me if I wanted to update it. So, what do I do? They work on all supported Android versions. Next up, we have Google Play Services. Plus the apps I do get are not gateways for unwanted popups. Thank you for sharing this! Any help would be greatly from a broken down solider.
You have to use a web browser to access YouTube on these devices. Tap Downloads as shown below to manage files downloaded through Silk browser. Tap Done to close the Window. Installing Google Play and then logging into Google seems to allow everything to work and have had no issues with Google apps. When I went to download your suggested apps, the website informed me there were newer versions of 2 of the apps, so I downloaded those instead.
The deeper I dig, the most I become. I took out my sd card to see if that might be the issue but still no luck. Please note, this method cannot make Google Play Store app work on Amazon Fire tablet. I followed all the steps but when i log into the play store and accept the legal crap it then kicks me out and i have to log in again so its a big loop. 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. Last year I posted about how to using a different method.
Completely setup and signed in with Google Authenticator by 8:52. Press and hold the power button on your device until a prompt appears asking if you wish to turn off your tablet. If i wanted to uninstall the apks and start again where do i find them on my fire to uninstall? Now Google play store is not working anymore. If then, Check your steps. My understanding is that this is a known issue although I can live with this.
A warning will pop up which you should definitely read. Google play store apk then click on it when the hyperlink is available. Options: -k: keep the data and cache directories around after package removal. If you need troubleshooting help, head over to the for more information. As of the moment, there is no way one can restore the original system folder so do proceed with extra caution. However, I do have a couple of questions. The final of the four apps is the Google Play Store itself.
First of all, thank you! So this all works great. But you should be able to use YouTube and Chromecast and some other apps. I just realized that I went through this mostly for Chrome and to use my Chromecast! Add two other apps, all in queue, no progress. Everything should now be ready to install Google Play. Open the browser on the tablet and go to these two links: Step 1 — Click this link and download and install the 4 files in order. The device is also much slower, and less responsive in general, after installing the above, but the battery life really makes it almost unusable. Rebooting and Logging into Google Play Once all four applications have been downloaded onto your tablet, complete the process by restarting your Fire tablet.
Step 5: Disable Unknown Sources Leaving the Unknown Sources box checked is a major security hole that can cause problems down the road. First download was at 8:43. Android Oreo changed this to a per-app permission rather than a system setting. In the past, Amazon tried very hard to make it difficult to install Google Play store on the Fire tablet. Note that you will need to have registered your Fire device with Google as per the workaround linked from the start of this article for it to work.
This is how you install the Google Play Store and Google Services on the Amazon Fire Tablet. If you prefer Google Inbox over Gmail for your email services, you can grab that too. Step-by-step guide to install Google Play Store on Amazon fire tablet You may folloiw these steps to install Google Play Store on Amazon fire tablet. The entire installation process for all four apps should take no longer than about five minutes total. I'm pretty sure this'll work for all 7th generation tablets regardless of screen size.