How Do I Download and Install APK Files on Amazon?

APK, APK Installations

If you are an Android user, you are probably familiar with the term “APK”. APK files are the installation files for Android applications. Amazon offers a wide range of Android apps through its Amazon Appstore, but some users may prefer to download and install APK files directly.

In this tutorial, we’ll explain how to download and install APK files on Amazon devices.

What is an APK file?

An APK file is a package file format used by the Android operating system for distribution and installation of mobile apps. It contains all the necessary files needed to install an app on your device.

Downloading APK Files on Amazon

Before downloading any APK file from third-party sources, make sure that your device is set up to allow installation from unknown sources. To do this, go to Settings > Security > Unknown Sources and toggle it on.

Once that’s done, follow these steps:

  • Open your preferred web browser on your Amazon device.
  • Navigate to a trusted source for downloading APK files such as or
  • Search for the app you want to download and click on the download button.
  • The app will start downloading immediately. Wait until it’s finished downloading before proceeding to the next step.

Installing APK Files on Amazon

Once you’ve downloaded an APK file, it’s time to install it on your Amazon device. Follow these steps:

  • Navigate to the downloaded APK file using any file manager app like ES File Explorer or ASTRO File Manager.
  • Click on the downloaded file and select “Install”.
  • If prompted, click “OK” to confirm that you want to install this application from an unknown source.
  • The installation process will start immediately. Wait until it’s finished before launching the app.


Downloading and installing APK files on Amazon devices may seem daunting at first, but it’s actually a straightforward process. Just make sure that you download APK files from trusted sources and that your device is set up to allow installation from unknown sources.

With this guide, you should now be able to download and install any APK file on your Amazon device with ease. Happy downloading!