When we think of online app stores or repositories we almost always think of the big two. That is the App Store by Apple and the Play Store by Google. There are however others and one that you should take note of is the Amazon Store. If you are familiar with the Fire TV or own a Fire Stick then you will have already seen the apps and offers that it provides. The Amazon Store does not have to be restricted to Amazon devices and it can be installed on any Android based product. In this “How to Install Amazon Store on Android post” we will show you how to get Amazon Store APK and how to set it up on Android devices.
How to Install Amazon Store on Android – For Apps & Offers
The Amazon Appstore offers a whole host of unique apps that you can’t find anywhere else. Amazon also has some great streaming offers that you can take advantage of using their store only. It is fully possible to get Amazon App Store on Android devices of all types; phones, tablets, TV boxes etc. In this guide we will be using a Samsung tablet but you can apply this same process to other device models. We start by showing you where to get Amazon Store APK file and then how to install it. [Read: How to Install Google Play Store on Amazon Fire Stick & Fire TV]
1. Setup Android Device for External Source Apps
Google classes any app from outside of the Play Store as an “Unknown Source” app. By default the Android operating system does not allow you to install these and before we can show you how to install Amazon Store on Android we must enable this feature.
Click on the Settings icon found on your Android desktop and
select Security from the left hand menu. This is shown in the below screenshot. On the right hand side
put a tick in the box next to "Unknown Sources" as shown. [Read: How to Download APK Files From Google Play – For Manual Installs]
2. Get Amazon Store APK onto your Device
Next we need to get Amazon Store APK file downloaded onto our Android device ready for install. Fire up your Android browser and navigate to : http://www.amazon.com/getappstore . This is an official link setup by Amazon making it extremely easy to deploy their store to other devices. When the page opens
click on the yellow button which says "Get Amazon Appstore". Your download will begin. [Read: Bluestacks – The Android Emulator for PC]
When your download completes
swipe up from the bottom right of your screen next to your clock and Wifi signal icon. You will see a list of notifications popup and your downloaded Amazon Store APK file will be one of them.
Select it and the following screen will pop up asking you how you would like to install it.
Select Package Installer shown below and the installation will begin. [Read: Best Android DLNA Player – Client Apps]
At this point you will see a popup box outlining what the Amazon Appstore requires access to. Check that you are happy with what is being shown and then
hit Install. The process to install Amazon Store on Android will now begin and will take a couple of minutes to deploy. Once the installation is complete you will find the Amazon Appstore icon on your desktop. If you open it you will be presented with the following screen. All that is left to do is sign in to your Amazon account. [Read: How to Launch Android Apps from Kodi]
HMP Verdict – Get Amazon App Store on Android
It is simple to get Amazon App Store on Android tablets, smartphones or TV boxes. The retail giant makes significant revenue from its Appstore so it is not surprising that it wants to make it as easy as possible to install it on other devices. Although the Google Play Store is packed with apps there are many that are exclusive to Amazon and you will find many streaming offers. Install the Amazon Appstore on your Android device and get the best of both worlds. [Read: Plex Media Server Review – Stream to Multiple Rooms & Devices]