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How to sideload Android apps in Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX?

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Hello guys, this is a step-by-step tutorial
teaching you how to sideload Android apps to your Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle
Fire HDX. For the transcripts and other Kindle Fire
guides, please visit Kindle Fire for Kid dot com.
You may already know that your Kindle Fire tablet, including Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire
HD, Kindle Fire HDX, actually is an Android tablet. The Fire OS 3 in the new Kindle Fire
HD, Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 actually is based on Android Jelly Bean
4.2. So, you can run almost all Android apps in Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle
Fire HDX. Sometimes, you may need some apps that are
available in Google Play, but are not available in Amazon Appstore. Because the official way
to get apps on Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX is through Amazon Appstore
for Android, you have to sideload apps to your Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle
Fire HDX if the apps are from other sources. This tutorial will guide you to sideload two
Android apps to your Kindle Fire HDX tablet. It also applies to Kindle Fire, and Kindle
Fire HD. Let’s start. Step 1: Enable “Apps from unknown sources”
In the home screen, swipe down the notification bar. Tap settings Tap Applications Tap “On” for Apps from unknown sources
. This will make it possible to sideload apps from sources other than Amazon’s official
App store. Tap “OK” to acknowledge the warning message
. This essentially tells you the risk of sideloading. You need sure you only apps from reliable
and trusted sources. Make sure the Apps from unknown source is
on. Yellow color indicates this option is on. Tap Home button to return to home screen Step 2: Download and install 1Mobile Market
app To sideload Android apps in Kindle Fire, Kindle
Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX, you need find the APK file. Although you can do this manually
by visiting individual developers website, most developers now do not put APK files on
their website. Instead, most of them put a link to Google Play store.
1Mobile app can be a middleman between your Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire
HDX tablet and Google Play store. With 1Mobile app, you can get almost all apps that are
available in Google Play store. Sometimes, it may even help you overcome the geographic
limitations for some apps. Some apps are available in selected regions in Google Play store;
1Mobile may download the app even though you are not in the targeted regions.
So the first Android app that we need to sideload to Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle
Fire HDX is 1Mobile App. Now. let’s start. In the home screen, tap Silk browser This
is the default web browser in Kindle Fire tablets In Silk browser, type the address: 1mobile.com
Tap 1Mobile Market button as shown. Choose Tablet version of the 1Mobile app.
Tap and download the app .The tablet version is optimized for bigger screens in tablets. Tap “OK” to start the download . Once the download for 1Mobile app is finished,
tap the menu button (3 vertical dots) of the silk browser This will open the options of
Silk browser. Tap “Downloads”. This will list all files downloaded through your Silk
browser. Tap the APK file entry as shown to install
1Mobile app . Tap “Install” to finish the sideloading
1Mobile app. In landscape mode, you need tap “Next” to see the install button. Tap Home button to return to home screen once
the installation is done. Step 3: Add 1Mobile Market app home screen
Once in the home screen, you cannot find the app you just installed, because none of the
apps sideloaded to Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX appears on the home
screen by default. So, after you sideload Android apps, you need
manually add it to the home screen so that you can access them quickly next time. In the home screen, tap Apps. Tap “On Device”. You should find the sideloaded
apps now. Tap and hold the 1Mobile App icon until the
context menu pops out. Tap “Add to home” to add a shortcut of
1Mobile app in the home screen . Tap Home button to return to home screen Now, scroll down the home screen, you can
now find the 1Mobile app there. Step 4: Disable update notification and show
notification. 1Mobile app is useful, but sometimes, the
notifications from 1Mobile are a bit annoying. You may want to disable them. Now, let’s start. In the home screen, launch 1Mobile market
app by tapping the icon once. Tap 1Mobile Market menu icon (the 3 vertical
dots). Tap “Settings”. You may want to turn off “Enable update
notification” and “Show notification”. Drag the On button to the left to switch to
Off. After finishing the setting, tap return (back)
button to return to 1Mobile market app. Step 5: Download and install Chrome for Android
app. After sideloading 1Mobile Market app, you
can install almost all apps that are available in Google Play store. Now let’s try to sideload
Chrome browser to Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. In the search bar of 1Mobile app, type “chrome”.
You will find out Chrome browser is there. Tap Chrome Browser-Google to download the
app. Once the download is finished, it will prompt
you to install. Alternatively, there is a notification in the notification bar, you
can tap it to begin the installation. Before the installation, the permissions of
this app are listed. You need scroll down to find the install button. Tap this “Install”
button to install Chrome browser in your Kindle Fire tablets Once installation of Google Chrome for Android
is done, tap Home button to return to home screen. Step 6: Add Chrome for Android app to the
home screen As mentioned before, after you sideload Android
apps to Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX, they are not shown on the home screen
by default. You need add the sideloaded app to home screen manually. In the home screen, tap “Apps”. Tap “On Device”. You should find Chrome
for Android is listed there. Tap and hold Chrome app icon, until the context menu pops
out. Tap “Add to Home”. This will add a shortcut
of Chrome for Android app in the home screen. Tap Home button to return to home screen. In the home screen, scroll down (swipe up).
You can find Chrome now is listed in the home screen Step 7: Test Chrome for Android app on your
tablet Now you can test the sideloaded Chrome for
Android on Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. Normally, after you sideload
Android apps in your tablet, it is a good practice to test it. In the home screen, tap Chrome App icon. Chrome
browser should launch in Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX now. In the address
bar, type: kindlefireforkid.com And, it works! Congratulations, Now you’ve sideloaded two
apps. Next time, if you find the apps that are not available in Amazon’s Appstore, you
can try to search it in 1Mobile market. You can find more tutorials and guides on
Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Fire HDX, at kindle Fire For Kid dot com. If you have any questions, please ask us in
our website. Thank you for watching this tutorial.

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8 thoughts on “How to sideload Android apps in Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX?”

  1. minoxidous says:

    OS 5 does not allow 1 mobile to be installed

  2. John G says:

    This video is totally incorrect.

  3. Titan52berg says:

    Time to remove this annoying video…. the voice drives the viewer to forget downloading anything.

  4. H4Xz0R says:

    OH MY GOD THX SO MUCH LIKED AND DUBBED

  5. David Storton says:

    Can't listen any more of this crap

  6. Theron Stauffer says:

    This is great all other ways don't work

  7. Robert JD says:

    this upload does not properly inform or instruct how to sideload non-amazon apps to fire HD 8 & it's annoying! Show & describe actions for each device when the steps differ. Go to http://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2017/06/09/how-to-install-google-play-on-2017-fire-tablets-in-5-minutes/. Very easy & simple & it works!

  8. Maddox Cloutier says:

    Thank you so much you are a lifesaver

  9. felipe yanqui arizabal says:

    Bought the tablet for my daughters 9th birthday. >>>t.co/QFkOgG0aDG She is in love and it’s perfect for her. She thinks asking Alexa for things is neat.

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