If you are using a Kindle Fire tablet purchased from Amazon then you will notice that it was not installed Google Play services out of the box. But it does not mean that your Kindle Fire tablet cannot get Google Play. In fact, all the tablet s running fireOS is similar to Android tablets and works as the same. But the question here is how to install Google Play on Kindle Fire tablets?
There are two easy ways to do so. You can install Google Play services directly from your Kindle Fire tablet or if you want more adventure, you can proceed by downloading and installing a few APK files. The first option is much easier and works on both the latest Kindle Fire 7 and 8 tablets.
The second method is also not difficult but the only difference is that it requires more steps to complete the work, and there is no need to worry. If all steps are followed properly, you will have Google Play services running on your Kìdle Fire tablet in a few minutes.
As a security warning, your Fire tablet can automatically reject apps that are downloaded from unknown sources, since the APK file extensions are from the external source, so the first thing you need is to disable the installation security. You can easily do it by heading to Settings > Security, and allow Apps from Unknown Sources.
Once you are ready, let’s start with the installation process.
Steps to Install Google Play Services on Kindle Fire Tablets
Step 1: To download the required APK file extensions, you should first open the Silk browser and then download the following files listed below. Remember that these extensions are only for the older versions of Kindle Fires. So, if you are using a Fire tablet manufactured from 2017 and these extensions probably might not work on it.
With the newer Fire versions that are from 7th Generation until now, you can then use these following extension files, which can be downloaded from the links below
After downloading these files, you should keep in mind that downloading extension files might harm to your tablet, and ensure you download from a trusted source. If you don’t know the version of your Fire, simply head to Settings > Device Options, scroll down to the bottom of the screen and then tap on Device Model.
Step 3: Downloading all required is very easy, just tap on the link you want to download. After that, the Download button will pop up, simply tap on it and select your device. You might be warned not to install apps from an unknown source. Since your downloaded APK is from a trusted source, so you can proceed by tapping on OK.
Step 4: Once you download all the files, they are readily available yet. To access them, you need to go to your device storage. To do so, back to your home screen, tap on the Docs icon, head to Local storage, and tap on Downloads.
Step 5: This is one of the most important steps. Make sure all your extension files are installed in the same order in which they were downloaded. You can check the order through the timestamp of each file.
Step 6: Once you install all the file extensions, wait for your Fire tablet a few seconds to get everything ready. After it’s done, return to your Home screen.
Step 7: You will then see Google Play that is automatically added into the screen. To use it, tap on the Google Play app icon and then sign in with your Google Account details. Wait for the app to complete the update, after that you can freely use Google Services.
That’s how to install Google Services on Kindle Fire tablets. If you are not still able to install Google Services on your device, then you can follow another instruction to do so.