Install Amazon Appstore for Android

If the Amazon Appstore for Android application is not pre-installed on your device, you need to install it.

To shop for apps & games from Amazon on a non-Fire device, you will need to install either the Amazon Appstore for Android or the Amazon Mobile app for Android version 5.0 or higher.

Note: Apps and games can also be purchased from the Apps & Games section of the Amazon Mobile app for Android version 5.0 or higher. For instructions on how to install the Amazon Mobile app for Android, go to www.amazon.co.uk/androidapp.

To install the Amazon Appstore for Android app:

  1. Go to Getting Started with the Amazon Appstore.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.
For more information, go to Purchase & Install an App.

Note:

  • To install app stores not initially present on your device, Android devices require you to enable the "Unknown Sources" setting. For more information, go to Enable Unknown Sources.
  • The Amazon Appstore for Android app is generally compatible with all Android devices that run Android version 2.2 or greater.
  • When installing Amazon Appstore for Android, your device may display a notification indicating that the app will get access to sending SMS messages, and that "this may cost you money". At this time, SMS verification is only used by the Amazon Appstore in selected regions, and is not required if you have an account on Amazon.co.uk.