How to install Amazon Appstore for Android [Guide]

Amazon has just Amazon Appstore for Android

Amazon Appstore is particularly useful for Android users in countries, where Google does not officially provide paid applications (currently available in 137 countries). If you live in one of such countries, chances are Amazon Appstore will work for you and you can download paid applications.

Even if Google Play provides paid applications in your country, you can find discounted applications on Amazon Appstore. You can also grab one paid app for free every day under ‘Today’s free app of the day’ promo.

So, ready to install Amazon Appstore on your Android device. Here we go:Amazon Appstore for Android Install

1. First, allow installation of applications from unknown sources.

How to do:

  • On ICS/ JB running devices – Go to Settings >> Security >> Unknown Sources >> check it.
  • On Gingerbread devices – Go to Settings >> Applications >> Unknown sources >> check it.

Tap OK, if your phone asks for confirmation. ‘Unknown sources’ is already checked, you can skip this step.

2. Download Amazon Appstore for Android APK from this link.
3. Tap on downloaded APK file in your notification shade or downloads
4. Tap Install
5. Click OK or just open J
6. Amazon Appstore might give some warning or notification the first time you try to install an app, click OK and it will refresh to open your country-specific version and then it will start working.

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2 thoughts on “How to install Amazon Appstore for Android [Guide]


    (May 27, 2013 - 8:25 pm)

    I’ve got a strange problem installing the Amazon appstore.
    My Samsung GN2 just doesn’t allow my to: 4. tapp install
    Anybody heard of this problem and know what’s wrong?


    (May 23, 2013 - 6:23 pm)

    Once installed its asking to login and select the country, but India is not listed in that.
    What do we do in this case?

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