Google Confirms “Android Lollipop Day” for November 3rd

A little over a week ago, Google announced the latest iteration of … more

Get Your XDA 2015 Custom Avatar and Signature Images Here

As stated in our motto, XDA Developer is for developers, by developers. The … more

Pin Your Photos on Android Lollipop with Photo Pinner

In the last few weeks,we have been talking quite a bit about Android 5.0 Lollipop. This … more

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Hands On – XDA TV

Perhaps one of the more peculiar announcements this year was the curved edge-screened … more
Post Reply

Install Google Play store apps on A Kindle Fire when you don't have another Android d

OP hotwheelslover98

10th February 2013, 12:43 AM   |  #1  
hotwheelslover98's Avatar
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
27 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2013
I just found this article online. This is perfect for anyone with a computer and a kindle fire they don't want to root. NOTE This is not just a guide on side loading apps.
https://eweforia.wordpress.com/2013/...ndroid-device/

Sent from my Kindle Fire HD using Tapatalk HD
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to hotwheelslover98 For This Useful Post: [ View ]
26th February 2013, 03:10 PM   |  #2  
Android Cowboy's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 111
 
305 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2012
Yeah, Bluestacks is definitely one way to go at it but still too cumbersome for most people. I've got a page where I have posted common apk files that people need and willing to add more on request. Just leave a comment on the page for an app that you need. http://androidcowboy.com/android-apk-files-download/
27th February 2013, 03:34 AM   |  #3  
hotwheelslover98's Avatar
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
27 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2013
Re: Install Google Play store apps on A Kindle Fire when you don't have another Andro
Do you have any Kindle friendly links to work with? I tried to download them directly, and of course mega being mega, wants you to download the desktop version of chrome to download. :banghead: (Darn you Mega!!!) I know a lot of people will download from their Kindles, so you know.

Sent from my Kindle Fire HD using Tapatalk HD
6th March 2013, 10:13 AM   |  #4  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
2 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2013
RFaulk
Appreciated the article, got as far as 'bluestacks' only to be told that my Windows needed 'SP2'. Not being massively computer literate this confused me. Does this mean in order for this to work i need to update my software from somewhere or am i going to have to shell out for a new laptop??



Quote:
Originally Posted by hotwheelslover98

I just found this article online. This is perfect for anyone with a computer and a kindle fire they don't want to root. NOTE This is not just a guide on side loading apps.
[

Sent from my Kindle Fire HD using Tapatalk HD

6th March 2013, 03:24 PM   |  #5  
Krsmqn's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 191
 
837 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jan 2012
Re: Install Google Play store apps on A Kindle Fire when you don't have another Andro
Quote:
Originally Posted by hotwheelslover98

Do you have any Kindle friendly links to work with? I tried to download them directly, and of course mega being mega, wants you to download the desktop version of chrome to download. :banghead: (Darn you Mega!!!) I know a lot of people will download from their Kindles, so you know.

Sent from my Kindle Fire HD using Tapatalk HD

Chainfire 3d allowed chrome to be seen and Downloaded in the play store.

Sent from my KFHD using xda premium
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	uploadfromtaptalk1362583461369.jpg
Views:	740
Size:	74.9 KB
ID:	1783913  
7th March 2013, 04:13 PM   |  #6  
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
 
2 posts
Join Date:Joined: Mar 2013
Sky Go Struggle on-going
I have followed the instructions on the original link and managed to get Sky + working on my kindle and Sky Go installed on the tablet. However, whenever i try to open a channel the same old 'device not supported' text comes up!?

I thought i was getting somewhere only to grind to a halt. Any ideas from the floor?
8th March 2013, 03:56 AM   |  #7  
Junior Member
Flag El Mirage
Thanks Meter: 3
 
25 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jul 2010
More
Blue stacks is great! I have Play Store installed, and it force closes every time I open it; however, I've the log-on services framework installed. Maybe a few other things. I use blue stacks to access my existing play store apps I paid for, back them up using ES File Explorer, and upload onto google drive. I haven't had a problem installing and using paid for play store apps; play store closes, but it only really needs to be installed. It never lets me get past the terms of service agreement before closing.

Anyone getting past that without rooting? That kinda messes with the stock apps--considering I need those to work, rooting will never happen for my kfhd8.9.
15th March 2013, 05:25 AM   |  #8  
hotwheelslover98's Avatar
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
27 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2013
Re: Install Google Play store apps on A Kindle Fire when you don't have another Andro
Quote:
Originally Posted by Krsmqn

Chainfire 3d allowed chrome to be seen and Downloaded in the play store.

Sent from my KFHD using xda premium

I'm talking about the version you use on a Windows or Mac computer. I was using a copy of Chrome for Android already.

Send From My Kindle Fire HD Using Tapatalk HD
17th March 2013, 07:30 AM   |  #9  
EnigmaReborn's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter: 1
 
32 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2013
Re: Install Google Play store apps on A Kindle Fire when you don't have another Andro
Quote:
Originally Posted by Krsmqn

Chainfire 3d allowed chrome to be seen and Downloaded in the play store.

Sent from my KFHD using xda premium

I don't trust chainfire. Especially since I don't have a recovery.

Sent from my KFTT using xda app-developers app
7th January 2014, 03:04 PM   |  #10  
stonebear's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 536
 
1,926 posts
Join Date:Joined: Sep 2011
More
Everything installs except vending.apk so I have no Play store. I am rooted. I don't understand because there is already a vending apk in system/apps but if you click that it won't install either. Writing over t with the new one just leads to not being able to install the new one, re-booting doesn't help. I am stuck.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes