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Install Amazon Appstore for Android

To access the Amazon Appstore on your non-Fire Android tablet, you'll need to install our free Appstore App for Android.

For Android phones, we recommend using the Amazon Underground app. For more information about installing the Amazon Underground app, go to Install Amazon Underground App.

To install the Amazon Appstore for Android app:

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

Tip: You can also purchase apps and games from the Apps & Games section of the Amazon Underground app. For more information, go to


  • 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.

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