Install Google Play 3.8.17 on Amazon Kindle Fire HD [How To]


The 7” Amazon Kindle Fire HD is the best portable table for readers. You can even play and install apps easily on it from Google Play. To download apps from Google Play on Kindle Fire HD then you need to follow this article. All this is possible because of XDA developer stopwatch. He had took the responsibility to guide us to install Google Play store 3.8.17 on Kindle Fire HD. The procedure given below must be followed carefully.

Note that the application of Google Play store apk is possible on rooted device. Hence you need to root Fire HD first. Rooting a device loses its warranty, but open the doors to various opportunities. Pamandroid will not be responsible for any mishap, so follow the instruction carefully and the entire risk is on user. The instructions given here are for educational purpose and not really applied by us.

Rooting Kindle Fire HD with ES File Explorer (


  1. Rooted Amazon Kindle Fire HD
  2. Computer with net connectivity to download files from here
  3. Original USB cable
  4. The device must have at least 60% battery
  5. Backup all the data to avoid corruption or deletion

Steps to install Google Play store in Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Step 1: Download the following in computer and do not rename or unzip them:

GoogleServicesFramework.apk (

Vending.apk (

Google play3.8.17.apk (

Step 2: Now connect the device to computer via USB cable and copy paste the downloaded file in the SD card and make sure that you haven’t placed in any subfolder.

Step 3: If you have rooted the device using ES File Explorer then launch the application. Now go to settings->root settings-> root explorer to enable it.

Step 4: After enabling tap on Allow to grant the root access.

Step 5: Enable the Up to Root option and Mount File System option.

Step 6: Now navigate to ES File Explore main screen and then the files copied.

Step 7: Now tap on GoogleServicesFramework.apk file to install it on tablet and then log press the vending.apk and select copy.

Step 8: Up next press the Up button and view the folder named acct and cache. Find the /settings/app folder and then open to paste the vending.apk file in it.

Step 9: Click on Properties and then Change to file permissions such as:

User: Read, Write

Group: Read

Other: Read

Step 10: Again tap on Vending.apk file and install it to get the Google play store. After this exit the ES File Explore and launch the Google Play on the app Menu.

Step 11: Give the Google details and close the application and get back to ES File Explorer.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed the Google Play store and you must upgrade it to use the latest version.


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